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Untrammeled and At Large

Try doin’ this in Austin. Cops would be there before you fair got match to paper.

For those of you that ain’t guessed it yet………  Yes, I am at the Secret Hideout in Central Texas with My Bro. And yeah, we burn our paper garbage and such in the driveway if we feel like it.  That is all I will be saying about that.

My Bro packed up this morning to go tend to pressing business at home and that meant the contents of the ever-present-on-the-deck Yeti Tundra 45 Quart Cooler had to be divvied up. Talkin’ about long necks

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Mid-Week Catch All

Carhartt Duck Vest

We pulled  into this oil field gate guard assignment on 2/25/2011 – long enough back to revolve through a change of seasons which is pretty cool in and of itself.  I was thinking about that yesterday morning when I came back from checking a rig guy in all shivered up around 4am.  I dug the Carhartt Men’s Arctic-Quilt Lined Duck Vest and I reckon it won’t be long until that vest is the order of the day.   I gotta tell you that vest is mighty comfy on a chill morning.  I used to wear those nylon down

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Working the List

Santa Elena Canyon Big Bend, TX

The departure date of 8/2 for the West Texas Ramble draws ever closer and I cannot wait to get back to Terlingua.    A 3 week trip with plans for land improvements while we are out there requires a pile of stuff.  The   TO DO   List is not growing  but it is not getting much smaller either.   Most of it involves money……  (sigh)

One of the biggest drawbacks of  the oil field gate guard job is the restrictive nature of the job itself.  We are in a fairly remote location and trips into town

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Rambling Around III....

Tuco the Dog being Small

Every morning just when it is starting to get light, my little visitor shows up. The little hummer gets here about the time I am thinking about turning off the lights and before Tuco the Dog cracks an eye open. I missed him several days during the first part of the week. I figure maybe the 60mph winds blew him down around Jacksboro somewhere and it just took him awhile to get back.

I collected quite a bit of grief because  I admitted the other day that I watched Dancing with the Stars.

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