Haunted Dhahran

BY Britney B. / /

Did you know that certain parts of Dhahran are reputedly haunted? One area in particular seems to be a hive of paranormal activity.

Peter Swanson Weds Melanie Matic

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

The Longing

BY Nimah Ismail Nawwab / /

A poem by Nimah Ismail Nawwab - Freedom./ How this one word/ Haunts,/ Hooks,/ Entices us all!

Going Home for Good? Will You Have Enough?

Going Home for Good? Will You Have Enough?

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

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.

Original Art

BY Britney B. / /

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.

Love At First Flight

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

A Day Out In Dhahran

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Being A Woman In Saudi Arabia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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 Weds Kim Anderson

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

The Brannon Girls Engaged!

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Aramco Annuitants Northern Nevada Holiday Luncheon

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Aramco Women Southern Nevada Luncheon - The Start of a New Tradition

Aramco Women Southern Nevada Luncheon - The Start of a New Tradition

BY Aramco ExPats / /

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.

Odometer - Altimeter Traverse

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

Measurements of the thickness of rock sequences and description of their lithology and fauna are much less valuable if the location and elevation of these 'sections' are not known with reasonable accuracy.

Brunton Pocket Transit

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

The Brunton Pocket Transit that all geologists know as the 'Brunton' was invented in 1894 by D. W. Brunton, a Canadian mining geologist. It has been in use for more than a hundred years and is still being manufactured.

"Old Time" Annuitants Meet for Holiday Luncheon

BY Nestor J. Sander / /

This year’s “old-timers” reunion took place on Dec 1st at the Women’s Athletic Club in Oakland, California. Nine of the 1950’s era Aramco ExPats were in attendance: Dawn and Cliff Flittie, Doris and Mike Wanty, Jean and Walter Dell’Oro, Lloyd Reed, Norah Harriss and Nestor Sander.

Dhahran Annual Turkey Shoot

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Dateline Rolling Hills Country Club, Thursday, November 14, 2002. The annual Turkey Shoot was held amid a beautiful fall day in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. Sunny conditions and temperatures in 70’s provided a pleasant venue for the popular event.

Janny Slotboom Had A Wonderful Birthday Surprise

BY Monique Slotboom / /

I would personally like to thank all those who replied for the support you gave me in regards to my Mother's Birthday surprise. What a success it turned out to be and you would not believe the amount of E-mails/cards and personal cards that came in.

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

Al-Ghawar Tent in Udhailiyah

BY Aramco ExPats / /

he newest addition to the Udhailiyah community is the Al-Ghawar Tent which is situated off of the Jebel Perimeter Road near the old Communication Tower No. 2. This location was always a favorite retreat for the returning students mainly because of its isolation.