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An Uzi to get lunch..........

“I will accept the rules that you feel necessary to your freedom. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them; if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do.” – Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

“Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again; poor fools. And their grand-children are once more slaves.” – D. H. Lawrence

“Put the grape drank down,

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More Self Sufficient

You ever question if there is a method to my madness? A long term plan in place perhaps?  Sure there is!  But if I told you I would have to kill you … and all that stuff.

Stock set up -one deep cycle RV/Marine battery

I am under no illusion that the NO Princess Palace is anything special as far as recreational vehicles go.  I would take the Old Girl back in a New York minute were that possible.  Once I got acclimated to this Pucker Brush lifestyle and understood how the cow eat the cabbage down here in South Texas, 

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Barbecue Follies - Dos

Vela Von really wishes I would get that damned microwave box off her couch!

I reckon there might be some folks with the ill-conceived notion that livin’ in an RV is a free and easy lifestyle.   I mean, how hard can it be, right?

That might be the case if you pull your recreational vehicle out of the storage lot a few times a year for a weekend at the State Park.   From where I am sittin’ in the puckerbrush right now, I just gotta shake my head and say Noooooooo!   Coming up on my third year now in the 2010

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Counting your chickens

Last night on the gate

One thing you learn early on about the South Texas oil patch is all plans are subject to change.  The plan was to work until 12/21 and then take 30 days off.  That time frame would have put me working 14 months 24/7 .  But the plan changed……   All oil companies have rules.  Some are more restrictive than others and some allow some latitude as far as strict enforcement.  There were two oil companies on this lease and one of them had a ‘No Pet’ policy.  Of course, I have never made it a secret

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