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  • Play Ball! Memories of Udhailiyah Revisited

    Aramco ExPats

    Play Ball! Memories of Udhailiyah Revisited

    My fellow Aramcons no doubt remember how sports helped bind us together during our time living in oil patch camps scattered across the Kingdom. High on my list of favorite memories from those years are the softball games that filled so many of my hours away from work. I played on a stellar softball team, Udhailiyah Falcon’s, as short fielder in my heyday in Udhailiyah.

  • The Burgundy Bonneville

    Tim Barger

    The Burgundy Bonneville

    After I graduated from college, I worked in film and TV for six years before I returned to Arabia in January of 1974 to start up the television department at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. I was one of the first 20 American employees, and the hospital was still being built when I arrived. Housing was tight, so I lived with my brother Michael.