Bipolar Chronicle 1: things my dad says when he’s manic

  “Tell your mother, I’m sorry I hid the remote control on her. And I’m sorry this is happening again. But I need my dentures and my wig, because I want to go dancing tonight.” And then: “She won’t mind. She knows I like to dance.” Continue reading Bipolar Chronicle 1: things my dad says when he’s manic

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: A very quick tour of Nazi headquarters in Budapest.

My apartment in Budapest was a block away from The House of Terror, which served as headquarters for the Arrow Cross in 1944, and for the Communist terrors AVO and AVH between 1945 and 1956. During the Arrow Cross reign alone, thousands of innocents were tortured and killed in the building’s basement prison.  The museum that stands there today provides … Continue reading On Holocaust Remembrance Day: A very quick tour of Nazi headquarters in Budapest.