Geneva Diaries #22

Miranda, Graubunden, Tarasp – Walk Down The Brahmaputra 5/20/10 Dear Roger, What’s going on??? From my bunker in the hills I hear stories about things considered sacred in America, a household name: the Miranda Rights, protection against coerced confessions made by persons in police custody being mutilated (apparently the AG is asking congress to enact legislationContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #22”

Geneva Diaries #21

Of Beasts and Men, The Jabberwocky and Laal Kaan, Traditional Knowledge and The Tale of The Ice Mommy 2/09/10 Dear Roger, Guess what…we are off to Graubunden tomorrow for the long weekend, and I am VERY excited, not only am I returning after a span of 13 years (and many lifetimes) to my first stopContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #21”

Geneva Diaries #20

The Potato Eaters 4/29/10 Dear Purnima, We returned to our comfy apartment in Tokyo tonight after a really great train adventure around Japan.  It’s great to be back in Tokyo.  It’s a city with such energy and excitement, and we’re also a bit tired of living out of a suitcase for two weeks. We wereContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #20”

Geneva Diaries #19

Mulling over Morocco: Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart and Where did all the Good Guys Go? Kyoto Nuclear Arms Race 4/21/10 On Sun, Apr 18, 2010. Dear Purnima, It’s our last night in Kyoto, and we’ve had a marvelous time here, although my feet are tired and sore from all the walking we have done. Yesterday was theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #19”

Geneva Diaries #18

Morocco Letters 1, 2 &3 4/14/10 Morocco I -The story of Boy, his Donkey and the Desert, The Spitting Camel, The Boy with the Eye of the Crane and the Wings of the Stork and The Cactus Bite Dear Roger, You would have barely landed in the land of the rising sun, and I amContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #18”

Geneva Diaries #17

6 Blind men and The Elephant – Grislidis Real Geneva – Strasbourg – Cult of Mithras 3/28/10 Dear Purnima, On my way back from an incredible weekend in Zermatt, your classic and quaint alpine ski resort with the misty mysterious Matterhorn looming in the backdrop. The skiing was incredible, and I met a charming Parisian whoContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #17”

Geneva Diaries #16

Villa Pondicherry – Cyberlaws – Wanted Dead or Alive – Women Equal Pay for Equal Work 02/09/10 Dear Roger, I sitting down to write on my new desk in my new room. Yes, things have been juggled once again and I am where I started off…Snakes and Ladders I guess, but all i want toContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #16”

Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#11-#15)

Letter #11 ALL THE SONS OF GENEVA–EMIGRANTS TALE – PIRATES – DONNER PASS 12/07/09 Dear Roger, There is much excitement all around, and we seem to be in the center of it all. Geneva is celebrating its annual festival L’Escalade, where the Genevois repelled a surprise attack on the night of December 11th, 1602, by theContinue reading “Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#11-#15)”

Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#6-#10)

Letters To Roger Letter #6 Dear Roger, I saw a fabulous movie this weekend which immediately lifted my spirits, Good Morning England a “must see”! Its about a band of rogue DJ’s broadcasting their music which was scandalous and unacceptable to the establishment of the day from a pirate ship stationed in the middle of theContinue reading “Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#6-#10)”

Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#1-#5)

Letters To Roger Letter #1 6/16/09 Dear Purnima, You so aptly characterized that period in the US. It was the time in my life where I was a graduate student, learning to see the world through different sets of eyes, loosing that sense of innocence I had about existence and understanding that all the KoolContinue reading “Excerpts – Geneva Diaries (#1-#5)”