Christmas in Dhahran

By on Mar 9, 2019 in NonFiction | 0 comments

We were not yet married a year when we touched down in the fall of 1972 in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. We were in debt and we were pregnant. A baby in the new year in Saudi Arabia! How exotic! How full of problems our lives would become! But we didn’t know it that Christmas. We were young, in love, and open to the future. Marilynn would look after the baby. I would teach...

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With the Ambassador

By on Jul 4, 2016 in NonFiction | 0 comments

The British Virgin Islands are uncommonly beautiful. The harbor at St. John is usually filled with graceful yachts, the lines of their masts clinking rhythmically as they bob at their moorings.

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