An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

About a year ago, we wrote a post on why "Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family." A few months later we wrote this one "Disconnect to Reconnect 2012."  We still spend quite a number of hours on-line. However, we've made a lot of effort to minimize  distractions while maximizing our attention to family and … Continue reading An Update: One Year After “Online Overdose is Harmful for OUR Family”

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I Give Thanks Every Day and Here’s Why

We've been very busy living mindfully, laughing much and counting our blessings, often.  It's difficult to limit ourselves giving thanks on just one day of the year because honestly, it really ought to be every day. Just in the past week, we drove to Mae Sai, the most northern tip of Thailand for the nth … Continue reading I Give Thanks Every Day and Here’s Why

Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

What if you had one day to change the world with Music. That day is 17th September 2011. "A global day of action where musician will play on stages, cafes and street corners to raise money to support music in the lives of young people" Playing For Change is a movement to connect the world … Continue reading Make a Difference on 17 September 2011: Join Playing for Change Foundation

First Donor of Got Passport’s “Help Us Help Others” Fund: We Salute You For Your Kindness

We have been in the business of helping people for our entire career (that's over 40 years between the two of us).  J as a Psychologist and A as a Social Worker. Over the years, we've been able to give monetarily where most needed. For example: Sponsored students to accompany us to Mexico or New … Continue reading First Donor of Got Passport’s “Help Us Help Others” Fund: We Salute You For Your Kindness

Our Renewed Family Mission Statement

We've been in Texas since end of April for the summer.   Our time here has given us time to reflect and plan for the future here at the GotPassport headquarters. Reflections: If you've been following our progress, from our cross country camping road trips, summer vacation in Thailand in 2009, jettison of material possessions … Continue reading Our Renewed Family Mission Statement

Do You Know What *The Girl Effect* Is?

http://www.GirlEffect.Org And now you know!  You could also read "Half the Sky" and visit their website to learn more about how you could help.  Half the Sky is a heavy read (at least for me) so I'm reading it little by little. Message to M:   “The time is always right to do what is right.” … Continue reading Do You Know What *The Girl Effect* Is?

The Other Famous Question: What To Do In Chiang Mai, Thailand

If you are in the planning phase and fretting about where to stay in Chiang Mai, don't fret.  Please don 't fret.  Read my post with a very creative title of "Where to Stay in Chiang Mai" because you're not alone.  This is the most popular question we receive from travelers. The question "What to … Continue reading The Other Famous Question: What To Do In Chiang Mai, Thailand