Geneva Diaries #43*

Jack and Gilles, Law and technology and The Vanishing Saraswati On May 24, 2011, Roger wrote: Dear Purnima, It’s me again with a link  to a great article about DSK.  I am thrilled that someone has finally made the link  between what happened at the Sofitel hotel and what the IMF and other financial organizationsContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #43*”

Geneva Diaries #34*

Poetry and Prose from The East and The West, Kalidasa, The Soldier, Oscar Wilde, Mythology Greek and Indian, Naga Sadhus and Evangeline 1/15/11 Dear Roger, It was fabulous seeing you the other day. I felt closer than ever before, like a best (boy) friend (the girl one is taken) or even family, perhaps a pastContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #34*”

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 #28*

Delhi Commonwealth Games, The Punjabis, Dalrymple, Unani, India and The Search for Spirituality and Composite Culture 10/03/10 Dear Roger, Thinking of you on this special day, a day, a year older, and unsure of where the hours disappeared. It’s also a special day for Delhi, manicured, bedecked, a bride glistening in green in preparation for theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #28*”

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 #24*

Strasbourg and The Cult of Mithras, October 3rd and 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 theContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #24*”

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*”

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*”