Geneva Diaries #32*

Dinner, Gods and Demons, Paris, Property, Cyberlaw, Assange and Tom Dispatch 12/11/10 Dear Roger, It was my pleasure to have you and the family join me at home for dinner! I do hope we can plan a repeat upon their return from their around the world adventures. The dinner provided me with endless ammunition forContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #32*”

Geneva Diaries #31*

In the Belly Of The Beast – The UN and Modigliani – The Spy Museum and Snowden 12/02/10 Dear Roger, I revisited Coubert and l’Origine du Monde, and discovered that the art did not quite fit, the lines, the colors were somehow not really me. I would like to introduce you to Modigliani, an artistContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #31*”

Geneva Diaries #29*

Tech Troubles, Vagabond(er), Marche des Huguenots, Centennial of the 19th amendment- Women’s Right To Vote 11/01/10 Dear Roger, It was wonderful as usual to see you last week, and as usual I was thrilled you enjoyed my cooking. Unfortunately, the rest of the day didn’t quite unfold as I had planned, we didn’t tour theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #29*”

Geneva Diaries #27*

Language and The Presumption of Innocence – OED Online – Le Chat Qui Parle 8/28/10 Dear Roger, Another visit to the video library and another struggle with movie titles, do help!  I just saw an English movie, one which we had recently watched, called “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt”, titled in french as “Presume Coupable”! Now,Continue reading “Geneva Diaries #27*”

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 #23*

War, Prejudice and Human Nature, Data, Algos and Existential Crisis Subject: Re: TR: Calvin Sloan — A Doctored History: An Interview With William F. Pepper On Jul 17, 2010, at 12:22 PM, “Roger Stevenson” wrote: Dear Purnima, Here is an interview that Charlie sent me about Martin Luther King’s death. Roger by: Calvin Sloan, t rContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #23*”

Geneva Diaries #22*

Miranda, Graubunden, Tarasp – Walk Down The Brahmaputra 5/20/10 Sun, May 23, 2010, 11:48 PM Dear Purnima, I have long since ceased to be surprised about any of the actions of the US government in the area of constitutional rights.  Since 9/11 and Bush’s declaration of war on terrorism, the Homeland Security Department has run roughContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #22*”

The Ballad of The South

Privacy and The Right to be Forgotten, Cyberlaws, Revolutionaries, France-Pondicherry, Pirate Ships-SMS Emden, WWII , Tiger-RAF My Letters To Suchi #69 – The Ballad of The South From: Purnima Date: Mon, Dec 12, 2016 Subject: The Ballad of the South and To Forget or Not to Forget Dear Suchi, Before I wrap up for thisContinue reading “The Ballad of The South”

Geneva Diaries #21*

Of Beasts and Men, The Jabberwocky and Laal Kaan, Traditional Knowledge and The Tale of The Ice Mommy, Who…Got “baked” in Sonoma? 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)Continue reading “Geneva Diaries #21*”

Geneva Diaries #19*

Mulling over Morocco: Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart and Where did all the Good Guys Go? Kabuki in California, Gion, Kyoto, Nagasaki and the 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 theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #19*”