We are a family of three, passionate about travel and service, seeking out new experiences, meeting new people, and living simply.

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Six Years Later

It’s been six interesting years since we arrived in Asia for the very first time (specifically Taiwan in 2008) as a family of three. (As a couple we came to Asia in 1999, specifically Taiwan, the year before we got married). Five years ago, on 4th July we began recording our journey in a blog here at GotPassport.org while we… Read more →

Poem by Emma, Age 10

Last year, Emma and her class, grade 5, year 6, learned about Greek Mythology at school.  One of their assignments was to write a descriptive poem after learning about Odysseus.   I really enjoyed reading this and thought it was written well.   What do you think?   Read more →

Voices of Emma: Who Let the Rain Down?

If you are a parent, you’d totally understand this. Children are honest, funny and spontaneous.  Emma is all that and more. Lately, Jack was going through the video tapes he made when Emma was a baby and they reminded me of how precious those tapes are, truly. I can never have those days back.  I only have the videos and my own memories! Wow! How precious!

 

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Emma in Ayutthaya, Thailand. Summer 2009.

Anyway, so often, Emma would say something, do something or sing something out of the blue.  99% of the time she makes me laugh out loud with her quick-witted spontaneous songs, sayings and funnies.

Last night during a heavy downpour in Chiang Mai, she broke out with this song. I had to get my phone out to have her sing it again so I can record it. She does that often and sometimes she isn’t all that agreeable for me to record them.  I was glad she let me recorded this one!

Love it. Just listen!