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Brain Abyss

This week, a dear old friend chastised me for not getting on the Facebook Gate Guard page to check job opportunities. She said ‘You are being an old fart.’ meant in the kindest of fashion.  I declined the Facebook entre’ and replied ‘I enjoy my fartness.’ which is an unequivocally true and correct statement.

On the way out the door last evening to start a dog romp/ beer fest, I caught the tail end of a car commercial on TV that was loudly regaling features such as ‘GPS assistance, driving security safeguards and multiple cameras’ and it just struck me odd.

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Nothing New Under the Sun

It is so very tempting to talk about the news of the last seven days starting with Charlottesville but I will not.  The train to Crazytown has left the station and either you got on board or you didn’t.  Those of us that refused to get on board can read the handwriting on the wall, easily,  without the “help” of social media or the main stream news.  Plan accordingly.

“I am not afraid of dying.  I am afraid of not living.” -a blog I read this week.

“But you can’t make people listen. They have to come round in their own

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Surfin' the (air)Waves

My spring abundance

I had  a crew come in late yesterday to clean up the containment left over from the recent flowback.  Containment equipment is put in place to keep inadvertent spills from contaminating the ground.  Think a kiddie wading pool around a well head or storage tank and you got the idea.  They came rollin’ out about dark and said they would be back in the AM.  Seems every dam or ground cloth they picked up was hiding a rattlesnake and it got too dark to see.  Doesn’t surprise me much since we had a warm, wet winter and

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The Internet of Things

Simpler times have been much on my mind this week.  A compendium of events set my brain to churnin’ and I can’t seem to just let it go………

This post is liable to be like me cookin’ eggs.  I know how to cook ’em six different ways but I can’t tell you which way until they are slidin’ onto your plate.  Once you crack them open in that hot cast iron skillet they sorta take on a life of their own.

Vela Von discovers Bella Mandarins ; now she is a fiend for them.

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A pair of my oldest gate guard friends

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