Monthly Archives: June 2013
Back in the Jurassic Period (around 1991-92) I was a newly-minted Foreign Service Officer assigned to the American Embassy in Bangkok Thailand.
One of my first social faux pas after arrival was to invite a lady to the Marine Corps Birthday Ball who, unbeknownst to me, happened to be the fiancé of the Regional Security Officer (RSO). The RSO, “Jim,” was a former Marine himself and a heckuva nice guy. I’m not sure but I don’t think he ever knew I invited his girl to the ball. Continue reading