Revelations at Asmara

By LINDSAY STERLING  |  July 28, 2010

Suddenly I channel, quite to my surprise, the southern drawl of my grandmother from Oklahoma: "Well Ah'll be." I think the saying was polite for "I'll be damned." I like her turn of phrase much better: "Well all be." It leaves acknowledgement of the damned for the news, and salutes the wellness, goodness, and giving that constantly, forever and ever, and ever and ever, has been filling in between. Thank you, Asmeret.

E-mail Lindsay Sterling atlindsay@lindsaysterling.com, and visit her blog at immigrantkitchens.com.

ASMARA | 51 Oak St, Portland | 207.253.5122

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