The Spanish Balearic islands of Ibiza and Majorca have an unpleasant reputation during the summer months because of the arrival of many holidaying European youths, unfortunately especially British, who create mayhem by their uncivilized behavior.
Poem by Nimah Ismail Nawwab. The voices of nations/ Silenced./ Generations upon generations,/ Stifled./ Powerful, creative minds/ Seized.
Did you know that certain parts of Dhahran are reputedly haunted? One area in particular seems to be a hive of paranormal activity.
Peter D. Swanson, son of Fred and Laurie Swanson of Dhahran, married Melanie Matic on September 14, 2002 at the Unitarian Church in Morristown, New Jersey. The bride is the daughter of Hosea and Rosalinda Matic of South Orange, New Jersey.
A poem by Nimah Ismail Nawwab - Freedom./ How this one word/ Haunts,/ Hooks,/ Entices us all!
As an expatriate heading home for good after living overseas for years, one of the biggest challenges you'll face is achieving the lifestyle you've earned with the retirement savings you have.
A few weeks ago a good friend of mine was due to host dinner for her husband’s golfing buddies. The day before the dinner she telephoned the outside caterers to check everything was in order and discovered she had given them the wrong date.
If you think you’ll never be able to afford a piece of original art to hang on your walls, then think again. You can have original art because you can create it yourself.
Rachel Mary Upton, daughter of Tim and Sheila Upton of Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, married Hans Weaver Baldwin, son of Alec and Christina Baldwin of Putaruru, Waikato, New Zealand on Friday, 14th, February 2003.
Do you spend whole days in the house? Do you feel cabin fever taking hold? Then take a day trip out around Dhahran – you may be surprised at what you find. So, turn off the television, put down the book, leave the housework and let’s go touring.
Arabs believe that Hadh, Luck, is a gift granted only to a few. It is a trait like courage or intelligence, and is a requirement for successful leadership.
During the Eid holiday I spent a week at the Mediterranean resorts of San Remo and Monte Carlo. Our party of five traveled from Dhahran to Nice on British Airways flights via London.
So many friends in the US have asked me to write something about what it is like to be a woman in Saudi Arabia. That is a big question that cannot be answered in a word.
Chris Stevens, son of Ray and Sheila Stevens, was married in New Orleans, Louisiana on February 8, 2003 to Kim Anderson, daughter of Calvin & Melinda Anderson. Chris attended school in Abqaiq from 1978 - 1985 and was a returning student from 1990 - 1998.
Several months ago a cable message flashed out of the Near East, sped halfway around the world to offices of Standard Oil Company of California, in San Francisco.
In al Hasa fifty miles inland from the Persian Gulf a small drilling rig was helping to prove the existence of the great En Nala anticline, still the largest single complex of oil fields in the world. Sandy was "sitting" that well.
What a joy to see both of our daughters engaged to such wonderful young men. It truly is an answer to our prayers. During the Christmas Holidays, both of our daughters accepted proposals.
his year's Northern Nevada Aramco Annuitants' Christmas Luncheon was held on Sunday, December 8th at the home of Marsha and Roger Lindeken in Reno, Nevada. There were 38 Aramco ExPats in attendance. The most senior ExPats were Dick Hattrup, Hal Wood, Jean Huston and Bill Bartlett. Jan and Scott Conner were the most recent retirees.
On Wednesday, January 15th, 2003, twenty-nine former Aramco ExPat women came together to reminisce about their days of living in Saudi Arabia. Most of the attendees live in Las Vegas and the surrounding area but a few came from Arizona to join us for the afternoon.
Daily Weather Data - Chart 1, Data Collected by George Blakslee.