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party for Prof. Durham, March 2002
March 2002, after a decade and a half living in Switzerland, Prof. Durham, arguably
the first American teacher in the exclusive state school system of the canton
of Valais, or indeed in Switzerland, and certainly the first American teacher
of Italian in the same, got legal, Swiss-wise.
may not find this interesting unless you're included here, so this is a good time
for casual and random browsers to turn back before they get too caught up in the
sweep and majesty of the proceedings and can't let go.
the traditional Swiss citizenship cake.
attired in a special Swiss outfit, Prof. Durham celebrates her new citizenship
with friends from the schools of the Valais (and a few unkempt stragglers), 22
March 2002, in her aesthetically cluttered apartment in Aigle, Switzerland.
out in the Swiss kitchen: from left, the narrator, Prof. Durham, Allan Rankin,
Durham and schoolmates.
Mme Durham, Tony
Francine and her cousin Nancy in the center.
Durham, Tony, and cake
in the kitchen: the narrator, Prof. Durham, Francine, Carmen, Tony, and Christy.
and suggestions are welcome if positive, resented if negative, .
Posted 1 August 2002, revised 12 February 2014.