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The Brisket Beg

Around August 1st we will have been down in this South Texas Brush Country for 4 months on the same gate for the entire time. I gotta say the people and the country start to grow on ya after awhile. I certainly ain’t no bad place to be.

One item oft repeated is how nice everyone associated with the different crews are. To my way of thinking, each specialty crew has a different personality. The roughnecks on the drilling rigs are testosterone and tattoos and unfailingly polite with their yes ma’am’s and sirs. They are also the ones most likely to

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Don't Be Afraid of Change

Sitting here in the gone away night of a Saturday, I can’t help but think of past days in my life where I was just starting a new job. I did a quick tally and it looks like I have tried around 7 different careers. Some of the branches intertwined at times and not all of them were as successful as the one left behind or the new one, but they have all been interesting. Dairy farmer, truck driver, corporate suit, internet entrepreneur and heavy equipment operator have all served to put food on the table and

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