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Another Hole Done

Weed washing in the snow- not a job I want.

Most likely as you are reading this, Miss K and I are packing up the Old Girl and the DTBs.  The assignment here east of Iraan,TX is drawing to a close after 45 days.  We fully expect to return to this immediate area because much of what is going on is exploratory and experimental in nature. If they get the results they are expecting from this Wolfcamp Shale,  it will be a big deal.

As with any move, especially if you have done it several times, packing and putting away

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Its' a Wrap Folks

Iraan and Alley Oop

Another week down here east of Iraan, TX — the former home of Alley Oop comic creator V.T. Hamlin. Being as how I don’t post about how much caliche dust I choked down today or how many times I let Tuco the Dog out because she had a missile in the tube, we best be moving on. Pay attention because we are moving pretty fast  friends  and neighbors.

I was taking thyroid meds for years– underactive thyroid. I got to noticing just about the whole family was a-takin’ it. What is up with that? I did

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Wrapping Up a Week....

Odds and ends to tidy up a week….

Fine dining- Iraan,TX

10 days in out here in Pecos County, TX and we are settling in to what does look to be a ‘good’ assignment for an oil field gate guard.  ‘Good’ being relative, of course. Something happens when you travel west of I-35.  The land opens up, the towns grow fewer.  Distances are trebled and quadrupled for the simplest of errands.  I am reminded of a story about a West Texas rancher from back in the ’50’s that drove a Cadillac instead of a pick up.  It was the only

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