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On Monday, January 24, 2022, I became a German citizen. At 10 a.m. G and I had a brief meeting with a competent, friendly, and outgoing bureaucrat, Frau Q where I received my certificate that I was a naturalized German and I stated that “ I solemnly declare that I will respect the Basic Law … Continue reading Post # 14: The Road to Dual Citizenship: A New Identity?
Who would have thought that a few years after I came out, I would have relocated to Berlin and be happily remarried? After all in 2014 I was quite contentedly and enthusiastically teaching in Boston. While I was considering to retire in 2017 after I turned 61, that was still quite faraway. In hindsight a … Continue reading Post #13: Coming Out, Falling in Love, and Planning to Start Over in Berlin, Summer 2017
In Post #5: My Coming Out: The Wonders of New Beginnings, August 2014 – August 2016, (published on February 23rd), I concluded with the importance of going to Frogmeadow, a Men’s Bed and Breakfast, near Brattleboro, Vermont, in August 2016 for a personal ceremony, instead of a Jewish mikveh, to honor the two year of … Continue reading Post #12: My Coming Out, Travelling, and Considering to Move, 2016 – 2017