The 2002 Saudi Aramco Reunion organizing committee welcomes all annuitants, second-generation Aramcons and guests to the 23rd Biennial Reunion in beautiful San Diego, California.
This week one of my friends held a party to combine the celebration of his move to a new house and the Mexican fiesta of Cinco de Mayo. Until a few years ago I had never heard of this festival, and as it seems to be getting more popular each year I thought I’d look into its origins, so this week’s article is a kind of history lesson.
Mona Bhagia will graduate from St. George’s School in Rhode Island. She has participated in both varsity soccer and softball at school and played soccer in several European Tournaments with Desert Wind Club of Saudi Aramco from 1998 -2000.
Ameriki Dawn Worrell will graduate from Saint Andrews School in Boca Raton, Florida on May 24, 2003. She has been accepted at Mars Hill College on full scholarship where she will seek a degree in education.
Charles Michael Knotts will graduate from The Woodlands High School, The Woodlands, Texas in May and will enter a college in Florida this fall.
Marc Ames Sandin graduates from New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI), in Roswell, NM, on May 16, 2003 with an associate's degree, the rank of 1st Lieutenant, and gained the position of platoon leader.
A poem by Nimah Ismail Nawwab.
A poem by Nimah Ismail Nawwab.
It’s Spring and I’m happy to be spending a week’s holiday in England. The weather is glorious, blossom is on the trees, the daffodils and tulips are in full bloom, and lambs are gamboling in the fields. It’s also Easter and the shops are full of chocolate eggs and bunnies and hot cross buns.
Wini-Marie Lyons will be graduating from Loyola University Law School at the end of May.
Greer Barlow has successfully completed her BSc with honors in Midwifery from South Bank University in London, England. She will be attending her graduation ceremony in April 2003.
Stephan Michael Stockenberger will graduate from San Marcos Baptist Academy in San Marcos, Texas on May 18, 2003. Mike attended San Marcos Academy from 2000 to 2003 after graduating from Dhahran Junior High School. He attended school in Dhahran from 1991 to 2000.
Rebecca Blunt Borders will be graduating from medical school in Arizona this May and will be doing her residency in Radiology at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
It costs £4.50 per car to cross the Severn Bridge into Wales from England. When my husband first took me to his homeland he told me the fee was only for the English (and even jokingly informed the person at the tollbooth that he had one English person in the car).
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.