Saipan Dispatch #2: on the radio

Posted On: January 13, 2019

KKMP Radio Talk Show Joe “Ping” Limes is a frequent guest on a radio talk show on KKMP Saipan (92.1 FM, 1440 AM). As soon as we arrived on Sunday, Ping started hatching a plan for Lino Olopai and Jody and me to join him on the talk show on Wednesday morning at 7:30. He wanted us to share some…

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Saipan Dispatch #1

Posted On: January 10, 2019

Arrival Our Asiana Air flight from Seoul touched down on the Saipan tarmac at 4:30 a.m. Sunday, January 6. From the airport, we drove north in our rental car to Mariana Lounge, a place for travelers in transit. You pay $15 for up to 12 hours. We slept off a bit of jet lag in their lounge chairs, got a…

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Who Takes Pictures of Airports?

Posted On: January 5, 2019

I’ll get to the answer to the question, “Who takes pictures in airports?” in a second. First, an update: Jody and I are on our way — Saipan or bust! We left lots of snow and -10 C temperatures in North Bay on Thursday, January 3. We’ve transited through three airports since then and are now in Seoul, South Korea.…

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The Story Continues . . . Returning to Saipan

Posted On: December 13, 2018

  Yes, it’s true. In early January, our son, Jody, and I will be traveling to Saipan, my island home during my two years as a Peace Corps volunteer. But first, some background. And feel free to send me your comments on this. Just click the “Contact Tom” link on any page of the website.     The Borja Family…

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