kaldannan said: Out of curiosity and politeness, how do you prefer to be addressed by relative strangers? I (and others) call the Lady of the Manners "Auntie Jilli," but it'd be terribly rude to presume I can call you "Uncle Alex" by association.
The silly answer is “Lord and Master”, but that’s just silly. “Alex” is sufficient. :)
"Herr von Hochtritt" - while precisely accurate - is horribly difficult for most non-Germans to pronounce without hurting themselves. :) So "Alex" is fine.