Honoring Mothers Through the Millenia

Honoring Mothers Through the Millenia

BY Aramco ExPats / /

What is the busiest day of the year for telephone calls in the U.S.? Why, the second Sunday of May, of course. Better known as Mother's Day, this day of days for moms officially dates from the early 20th century and is more popular today than ever before.

King-sized Memories

King-sized Memories

BY Aramco ExPats / /

A dwindling number of Aramco annuitants can say they once had dinner with King Abdul Aziz, the founder of the modern Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Gordon Ragsdale can. In fact, he can say he had dinner with the King several times.

History Comes Alive in San Diego

History Comes Alive in San Diego

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Historians tell us that the Battle of Midway in June 1942 was the crucial turning point in the Pacific campaign during World War II. It was in the waters surrounding that remote island that U.S. forces turned back an invading Japanese fleet...

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - April 2017

JHAH Wellbeing Magazine - April 2017

BY Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare / /

Welcome to the Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Wellbeing Magazine, where the latest health and wellness news, and current and upcoming events, is available at the click of a button.

Navaz Khory Weds Stewart Dean

Navaz Khory Weds Stewart Dean

BY Aramco ExPats / /

On December 29th, 2016, Navaz Khory, daughter of Farouk and Yasmin Khory of Dhahran, married Stewart Dean, son of Ken and Lyndy Dean, at a cottage in the small town of Leith, north of Toronto, Canada

Fun Things to See and Do in Fort Lauderdale

Fun Things to See and Do in Fort Lauderdale

BY Aramco ExPats / /

With the 2017 Aramco Brat reunion just around the corner, why not visit Fort Lauderdale, Florida? The mention of Fort Lauderdale often brings to mind the ultimate beach party where rowdy college students wildly celebrate a break from the rigors of a long school year.

Today's Special Guest

Today's Special Guest

BY Aramco ExPats / /

When Judy Walker was asked to be a guest speaker for her grandchildren’s homeschool group to talk about the culture of Saudi Arabia, she gladly accepted. The group was studying regions of the world and their current region was the Middle East.

Flowers, Flowers Everywhere…

Flowers, Flowers Everywhere…

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Forced to choose from among the multitude of attractions and distractions offered by a trip to southern California, visitors understandably can sometimes overlook one of the region's most colorful—literally—attractions, the Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch.

"School days, school days…"

"School days, school days…"

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Once upon a time, a century or so ago, American schoolchildren learned the lyrics to a popular song called “School Days.” The lyrics went like this: School days, school days, Dear old Golden Rule days...

Helen Streaker Discovers Unique Treatment for Breast Cancer

Helen Streaker Discovers Unique Treatment for Breast Cancer

BY Aramco ExPats / /

In this very personal account, Helen Streaker openly shares the story of her fight against breast cancer and a unique treatment she recently discovered in the hope that she may educate women about cryoablation, a minimally invasive treatment option for breast cancer tumors less than 2 centimeters in diameter.

Paradise in Portugal

Paradise in Portugal

BY Aramco ExPats / /

George Orwell forever gave the year 1984 a bad name when he published "Nineteen Eighty-Four," his dystopian novel depicting a nightmarish future lorded over by Big Brother. For Arvid and Jakki Koris, on the other hand, 1984 was a very good year.

“In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-two…”

“In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-two…”

BY Aramco Expats / /

“In Fourteen Hundred and Ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…” — every American school child knows these lines. Did you ever wish to travel back in time for Chris and his crew to sail across the Atlantic into uncharted waters where legend told of sea monsters and myriad dangers?

College Planning 101

College Planning 101

BY Reilly Financial Advisors / /

Due to the constant rising cost of today’s college education, there has never been a greater incentive to start funding your child’s college education early. Read the full article to learn about the variety of different savings options available and the total costs involved, beyond just tuition.

San Antonio Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day

San Antonio Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day

BY Aramco ExPats / /

Through a vibrant city center redolent of American frontier history, with the Alamo at its center ringed by Crockett, Travis, Bowie, and Houston Streets—each one named after a legendary figure from the Texas Revolution—winds one of America’s greatest public gathering places, the Riverwalk.

A Princely Performance of “The King and I"

A Princely Performance of “The King and I"

BY Aramco ExPats / /

We all have favorite memories we like to revisit in our minds from time to time, bringing back to life special moments we never want to forget. One of mine centers on an evening in Houston in 1983 when I went to see Yul Brynner reprise his iconic Broadway and movie role as King of Siam...