Archive Jun. 2015


USS Midway

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 29, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On June 27, Mingma went with a Sherpa family to visit Los Angeles and Hollywood. The highlight of the day was an 80-person brigade of naked bicyclists riding down Hollywood Blvd. Welcome to California Mingma! By way of stark contrast, yesterday I took Mingma to […]


Nepalese Beach Boy!

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 28, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On June 26, we visited historic Laguna Beach on the California coast. Then, a quick trip to New York. We concluded the day with a stroll around Balboa Island and dinner at one of the Island restaurants. I insisted that Mingma look the “Beach Boy” […]


Welcome Reception

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 27, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: On the evening of June 25, we hosted a welcome reception at our home for Mingma. My family and a group of Everest friends from Orange County attended. It was very special and fun evening. I showed a Burke-Khang/Everest slideshow and Mingma narrated a slideshow […]


Days 1 & 2-June 23 & 24

Costa Mesa, Ca. June 25, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: Here is a photo/video recap of days 1 & 2 in America. Bill Burke