Italian Bread Sticks
The ruins of Ad-Dir'iyah, the capital of the first Saudi state, near Riyadh Photographed March 23, 1965 by T.F. Walters
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.
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.
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.
This year has been a special year for Mom, Janny Slotboom. I took her to the 23rd Aramco Reunion that was held in San Diego California, August 31st through September 3rd, and she had a fantastic time as I expect we all did who attended.
Dhahran now has a new 24-hour Mini-Market located at Mango M-317 operated by Arabian Food Supplies. It opened Friday, October 7th, and carries a full range of convenience items and staples.
On April 23rd, 2002 twenty-two members of the Udhailiyah Women’s Group were honoured to be invited to visit a private camel herd outside of Hofuf.
Douglas J. Eboch, author of the original screenplay for the upcoming feature film Sweet Home Alabama starring Reese Witherspoon, lived in the Aramco Dhahran camp with his parents where he attended 1st through 6th grades (1973 - 1980). The film is scheduled for release by Touchstone Pictures on September 27th.
The Aramco Annuitant's Reunion was held from August 31 - September 2 in San Diego, California. California Days – Arabian Nights was attended by approximately 650 ExPats.
Wake up America! -- Special interest groups, news media, and money-hungry politicians are duping you into profiling all Arabs as bad Arabs. Often, the news media tell us the polls show Americans support Israelis over Palestinians. Based on what?
It is Thursday, August 22, 2002, there is no humidity and a great day for golf. I had just returned from the States the previous Monday and Rich Crum had e-mailed me to play golf on the weekend. I would be subbing for Gary Propernick in their regular foursome on Thursday and Friday. The starting time of 5:15 was not inviting, but with jet-lag, I figured I would be awake early anyway.
The mystery beckons. Clues appear then contradict each other and often themselves. Somewhere beneath the sands of Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province lie the remains of the fabled city of Gerrha. For Rami Kamal, determining their location has been both a dream and source of intellectual stimulation for several years.
Nassi Goreng (Indonesian Baked Rice)
Herb and Honey Sauce for Chicken
Effie's Coffee Can Bread
Texas Chili - Al Hasa Cookbook - 1976