Geneva Diaries #26

Privacy, Coppet, Mdm De Staël, Met, Princess Broglie, Lucretia, 4th A 8/11/10 Dear Roger, This story takes me back a couple years to a lazy spring afternoon, where I lay in my glorious garden bursting with flowers enjoying the sunshine of sunny California, when my little daughter came running out (to disturb my peace onceContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #26”

Geneva Diaries (#1-#10)- Full

Roger’s Early Letters, The Indus Valley Civilization and an American Story Letter #1 12/8/08 Dear Roger, Thank you so much,I am sure its because of my very special french teacher! I hope I am able to keep it up. I also eagerly look forward to meeting V and learning sushi from him. Thanks for contacting himContinue reading “Geneva Diaries (#1-#10)- Full”

Geneva Diaries #24

Strasbourg and The Cult of Mithras, The Matterhorn  7/22/10 Dear Roger, Its well past midnight but I cant go to bed, I feel I must tell you about my adventures in Strasbourg before I lose them to the day. Strasbourg, the capital of the Alsace region in North East France on the border with GermanyContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #24”

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 #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”

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)”