American Southwest Family Vacation

We followed historic Route 66 on our way to see the Grand Canyon, the Petrified Forest, the Painted Desert, plus much more in New Mexico and Arizona.

End of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Here are our stories from two and a half years of living in Saudi Arabia while exploring the region.

Excursions to Oman

On two different trips, we strolled Muscat, hiked Wadi Shab, and sailed a dhow through the fjords of Musandam.

Our Expedition to Jordan

Highlights included tracing the steps of Indiana Jones into Petra, following Lawrence of Arabia into Wadi Rum, and floating in the Dead Sea.

Our Adventures in Sri Lanka

Safaris to spot leopards and elephants, swimming in the Indian Ocean, sipping tea in the mountains, and several more!

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Settling into my Korean surroundings

I've been here about a week and am still getting my bearings. This is the scene right outside the base gates

I'm sure I'll have these streets memorized by the time I leave one year from now. 

Friday, November 11, 2005

End of Tour Summary: RED HORSE

The Legendary 823 RED HORSE Squadron was my first assignment. RED HORSE is actually an acronym for "Rapid Engineer Deployable, Heavy Operational Repair Squadron Engineer", and yes, engineer is in there twice because that's what we do.

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End Of Tour Summary: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

We spent two and a half years in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on our second tour in the Foreign Service with the US Department of State. As you migh...

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