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 #10

Tagore 17 Years, Alice, Art and Maths, Millennium, Wanted: Dead or Alive 11/21/09 She used to call his name  M- – -…M- – -…m- – -… Dear Roger, As the 21st of March approaches, I look back on the 17 years… I wish to share with you a poem by Rabindranath Tagore (Lipika) translated byContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #10”

Geneva Diaries #5

Indiana Jones, Inspector Clouseau, Nadir Shah, Tavernier- The Eternal Quest for the Kohinoor 8/13/09 Dear Roger, It’s bubbling up and bursting out to rival the jet d’eau, tell me how u like it? Jet d’Eau Geneva at Nighttime: I wish to persuade you that my life has not always been a dead end, and I amContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #5”

Geneva Diaries #63

Randomness, Yoko Ono, Chess Sat, Feb 28, 2015, 8:25 PM Dear Purnima, Please excuse my tardiness in getting back to you about your trip to the States. I’ve been trying to figure out a way to stop in SFO on our way back from France, but it doesn’t look like it will be possible.  WeContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #63”

Geneva Diaries #59

Privacy, Cyberspace, Human Error, T&C, Scrapping, Morality in Virtual Space Time On Monday, September 9, 2013, Roger wrote: Dear Purnima, Are you still transfixed with pins to a board, like a beautiful butterfly specimen in a natural history museum?  That is somehow an image that I can’t quite reconcile with my still-vivid memories of FrenchContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #59”

Geneva Diaries #57

Tiger Cave, Chimeras, Merchant of Venice, Blood, Biometrics, Technology, Genetics  5/27/12 Dear Purnima,  It’s been a whirlwind two and a half days here in Newport.  I am leaving again in just a while for the drive back to Boston and my flight to SFO.  I did most of my shopping for stuff that I alwaysContinue reading “Geneva Diaries #57”

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)”