Corona call: Sable Makonnen

Sable Makonnen (62) came to the United States in the late seventies as an immigrant from Ethiopia. After losing her job in New York, she is about to move back to the D.C. area. She is moved to tears about what happens to America and she participated in a Black Lives...

Corona Call: Mary Regan

Mary Regan (60) is an English teacher at the United Nations in New York City. After two months, she is back at her Manhattan apartment.   Hi Mary, what’s going on in your neck of the woods?  Today, I went to the UN for the first time in three months, my computer...

re: The virus

Girls, You both live in countries governed by idiots and populated by an above-average number of crazies. This means that you have to rely on your own wits in the current corona situation. KEEP YOUR DISTANCE FROM OTHER PEOPLE AND WASH YOUR HANDS. Thank you for asking...

The Mahomes

  Hi – could you do a Mahomes for me, please” “Ah, not really” “Is my hair too short?” “Yes, it is. We can cut the sides like Mahomes, though”. “I would prefer the Mahomes on top, too. What about me letting it grow maybe two inches?” “Patrick Mahomes has very...

New Year 2020

New York, 30 Dec 2019 Dear all, Barbara and I wish you a happy new year! The deluxe version with all the extras. We take the occasion to give a signal about our whereabouts. We still are lingering between CH-4932 Lotzwil/Switzerland, Berlin/Germany and New York NY. We...

New Year’s greetings

Lotzwil, 31 Dec 2018 Dear friends, family, colleagues, Barbara and I wish you a happy new year with all the trappings. Including our hope to see a lot of you in 2019. We are doing well – given the circumstances. We continue living between New York City, Berlin...