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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    


Love Our Moms

Costa Mesa, California May 10, 2015 Dear Family & Friends: For the last 9-years, I have been posting Happy Mothers’ Day greetings from Mt. Everest. Why spoil a great tradition just because I’m now at sea level? Happy Mothers’ Day to all you great Moms out there. We all know that Moms are God’s greatest […]


My Annual New Year’s Message

Costa Mesa, Ca. December 31, 2014 Dear Family & Friends: During the darkest days of World War II, King George VI came to the microphone of the BBC to deliver the annual Christmas message to the British Commonwealth. He spoke these eloquent and immortal words: I said to the man who stood at the Gate […]