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 #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 #20*

The Japanese Alps, The Potato Eaters, Paradise and Hades by the Pre-Raphaelites 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 livingContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #20*”

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*”

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*”

Geneva Diaries #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 the Duke ofContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #11”

Geneva Diaries #1

Roger’s Early Letters, The Indus Valley Civilization and an American Story 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 him with myContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #1”

Geneva Diaries #60

Cartier-Bresson, The Lunchbox,  Greek Philosophers, English Adventurers and Awesome GF’s! On Thu, Mar 20, 2014, Roger wrote:Dear Purnima, And I can’t believe it either.  It has been a week and a half since we had our little stroll through the Latin Quarter. I hope you had a good flight home and that you didn’t haveContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #60”