The Greater Himalayas Foundation is a non profit organization which was created to honor the legacy of Mingma Norbu Sherpa, by continuing conservation and humanitarian efforts in the Himalayas.
The Foundation was established in Washington DC in 2007.
Phurba currently serves on the board of directors of the Sir Edmund Hillary Foundation of Canada.
Phurba travels regularly to project sites in Nepal to personally oversee the completion and success of the Greater Himalayas Foundation projects.
Meanwhile, over in professional dating industry professional land, author and relationships coach Evan Marc Katz recently got engaged. Clearly Single Semites of the Month, once identified by JDaters Anonymous, are destined for eventual stardom.
Josh Bernstein initiated the category in February 2006, and then went on to be featured in the NY Times before getting to NY Magazine recently.
And none of us has figured out quite how to do it: either we self-edit like our lives depend on it and parse every letter of a person’s response, or we don’t edit at all – saying whatever we feel and then “unsaying” what we wish we hadn’t said with a simple “J/K.” What if we were more honest with each other, turning off the self-editing and being real with each other in every medium – from the instant message to the text to the in-person conversation?
JDate‘s launching their new reality web series about JDaters starting February 14th.As for Evan, the author of two books on dating now, was a Single Semite of the Month back in April 2007, and recently announced his engagement. So…not a guarantee, but there’s a high incidence of good things happening for SSot Ms. But stay tuned for piece #2, which is a great treatise on Jewish identity and whether people “look Jewish” or not.Communication today is a series of short missives, texts, instant messages, tweets, or if we’re feeling verbose, emails.