Switzerland

wallet safer in explosive Beirut Than Tranquil Geneva


fify guilders

Did Dan foil a mugger in Geneva? (Or was Dan outsmarted by a trickster in Geneva?) Why are robberies in Europe so civilized? Which city is safer: Geneva? Beirut? Dan and Darius debate the subject. Is it possible to go wrong with a SmartCard?

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Mayonnaise coated Krugerrand escapes Predictive Telephone

the cliffs


How can you hide the mayonnaise jar full of spare change from the tax authorities? Who is smarter (and more erudite)? Dan or his Nokia 920 “smart” phone? Does Nazy own a pair of walking shoes? Can Nazy, fresh from her success in finding the hidden closet, find an extra bedroom in Dan’s flat? And why do government regulations close the door after the horse has escaped?

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viscous chicken fingers chocolate mont blanc tourguide

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Could Nazy and Dan handle a guided (tour) bus bully?  Does a Nestle chocolate bar taste “just like” a Sprungli Truffle?  (Will it taste better if placed in a “Chocolat de Villars” wrapper?) Will they have Coca Cola on the Aiguelle du Midi? Would you walk down 404 steps in order to stroll through a tunnel in a receding glacier?  Would you do it even if you knew you’d have to walk, eh, climb, back up? 404 Steps?
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Regulatory compliance vacuums manure-spouting Telephone

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Why is a suctionless vacuum cleaner like a black hole? Which internship best prepares you for executive management? A Ranch? A Bank? (And - why?) Will Dan get his helicopter license while he’s living in Geneva? Finally: If Dan’s clothes don’t fit in the Geneva apartment, what’s he going to do when Nazy visits? (Next week!) Read More...
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Stockholm syndrome: persian water Jesuit Holiday statue

Geneva tower

Dan meets Whit Monday with witless weary wonderment. Who authorized snow in Geneva - in May? Will Dan’s multilingual skills save him at a Persian Restaurant? And what did Dan’s psychologist - Dr. Google - recommend?

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Dark WIFI Belt Failure rattles Explosive Dryer

Geneva Jet (first nice day)

Will the iPhone “Big Bang” app meet Dan’s complex nightlight requirements? (Would an ink-jet printer do better?) Has anyone (ever) successfully re-installed a buckle on a reversible belt? Whatever happened to multipurpose shower rods? And would you use a clothes dryer with a ‘risk of explosion’ warning label? Read More...
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Beauty Salon ICE Cubes recycle Cat compliance Spreadshee

colorful clock flower

What are the differences between Geneva and Zürich bus drivers? Do the employees of the Pussy Cat Nightclub get coiffeured at the “White and Black Toilettage for Chiens & Chats?” Will Dan’s finally honed recycling expertise be needed in Geneva? How could Dan threaten shipping in the Pacific Ocean? And finally, what, if anything, is he doing in Geneva?

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Flight irregularity foils arrival at pussycat nightclub

UAL900

He’s baaackk! Will Dan’s return to Switzerland go smoothly? (Hint: The trip involves an airport and airlines.) Is his Geneva apartment really located next to the Pussycat Nightclub? Will his state-of-the-art AT&T mobile phone from the USA work in Europe? And who would recommend getting a good breakfast at the airport?

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First class elbows tax exit plans


sunrise la vista

How well-polished are Dan’s negotiation skills? See him test them out with the $wiss taxation authorities? Why did the TSA inspector, who’s radiation device spotted an anomaly on Dan’s elbow, pat down Dan’s butt? Should Dan have pointed that out? (Will he ever learn to shut up?) Read More...
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missing recycled Keys and hidden heavily taxed Dirt

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Can Dan successfully recycle dirt? (In Switzerland?) And why does he want to? (Need to?) Will Kate, the aggressive (some say ‘savage’) angelfish prevent family relocation? Who let the movers pack Dan’s favorite cowboy boots? Why did Dan and Nazy move so quickly? And, in a cliff hanger: how successful was the intervention by the taxation authority?

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Butterfly robes until the Cows come home

nazy in albeuve

Who needs depth charges inn the swimming pool? How would you retrieve a Schmettering (butterfly) robe from the laundry? Why is the Swiss Bénichon Festival the best thing to do after you’ve been trapped in a dreadfully slow queue? Read More...
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piddle paddling with putin and miserable haircuts


dan crawl 2 in lake

Can Jean Valjean find an affordable barber in Zürich? Why did Moby Dick guide a bleeding Dan to an ice berg in the middle of Lake Zürich? How do you get the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes when a tarantula scurries between your chest and teeshirt? Read More...
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Dragon swords and Cello Guns In Lenzberg Castle

Lenzberg castle


Will a casual acquaintance close his 122,000 caret diamond deal? (Can Bugs Bunny eat 122,000
carrots?) Can you picture Nazy riding a motorcycle? How does Dan look in a knight’s helmet? (See here). And, how did Dan get a photo of a Falcon in flight? Read More...
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Dimly Lit candidates and Persian exhibit in zug

zug old rest

Why are candles brighter than eco-friendly “light” bulbs? (Why are eco-friendly light bulbs brighter than politicians?) What would you do with a silver, chrome-plated Vespa motor scooter? Is there a pink house in Zug, Switzerland? Read More...
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Legitimate ponzi mullahs (sundial) shade solothurn

church solo

Does an investor’s body have ways to prevent financial loss from a legitimate Ponzi scheme? What is the minimum number of neurons required to be a member of Congress. (Is it less in Missouri?) How much would you pay to cut holes in a groom’s clothes? How much information should you share on a call reporting a painful dental emergency? Read More...
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Obsolete sea-salty pomegranates nursing Licensed ladders

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Can Dan get the ‘grocery’ certification on his official shopping license? Can factual accuracy (e.g. salt crystals are cubical) win rhetorical points? Will astronomical phenomena - the vernal equinox - cause The Martin Family to relocate? Will the latest issue of The Weekly Letter be published on iScroll?
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ICY WATER-COLORED RULE-BOUND CLOWNS

Can the European Deep Freeze solidify Nazy’s water-colors?  Will the vigilant Ms. Rule-Stickler discombobulate Darius? Who’s leading in the race for clown endorsements? Read More...
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Candle-lit, body-painted turniped boars


dan at turnips

Can a candle-lit wild boar turn your world upside down?  How is body paint related to mud-caked sewers and Smurfette? Will Nazy be crushed by a scheduling problem? Read More...
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