Archive Jul. 2015


Mingma in the Big Apple

Costa Mesa, California July 17, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: My good friend, John Dorans, lives in New York. He and his brother, Robert, hosted Mingma and his cousin, Nima, to dinner in Manhattan at Cucina E Vino Petrarch. Wish I was there! Thanks John & Robert for your New York hospitality. Bill John, Mingma & […]


Mingma Update

Costa Mesa, Ca. July 13, 20105 Dear Family & Friends: Mingma spent 3 days in San Francisco, 3 days in Seattle and is now in New York, where he will stay for 8 days before returning home. He will return home with some good memories and stories from his first visit to America. Mingma shared […]


The Dalai Lama

Costa Mesa, Ca. July 6, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: Thanks to the generosity of Kelly & Vinny, two of Amy & Simon’s dear friends, Mingma was able to participate in the 80th birthday celebration of His Holiness The Dalai Lama. This meant so much to Mingma and his family in Nepal. His elderly mother […]


4th of July

Costa Mesa, Ca. July 5, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: This video says it all: Thanks to the generosity of some friends of Amy & Simon (Kelly & Vinny), Mingma has front row seats to a presentation today by the Dalai Lama at the Honda Center in Anaheim. He is beyond excited. Tomorrow, he leaves […]