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Gate Guarding in South Texas - The Finer Points

My lonely neighborhood

Next month will mark the start of my seventh year as an oil field gate guard in the Texas oilfields. From The Barnett Shale north of DFW to the Wolfcamp of West Texas to the puckerbrush of the Eagle Ford; I guess I been there and done that. Some people got the grit to be here and some don’t. I have known more than one RVer who fell off down

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Don't Be Afraid of Change - #2

February 2011. First gate guard assignment outside Muenster,TX in the Barnett Shale. Everything in this pic is GONE ‘cept for the Big Ass Suburban!

One of the things I like about myself is I have never been scared of change. I’ve changed careers, wives and hair styles with with aplomb and grace. Don’t bother me a bit most times he said with an almost straight face.

Back in February 2011, Me and Little

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The Toll of the Task

Nomad Camp seen through a rainy windshield

Life takes up a whole lotta my time.

It is getting about that time of year when the interest in gate guarding starts to increase. Many of the folks who are planning on being down here in the Fall are getting their preparations in high gear right about now. Judging by my responses regarding our nomadic lifestyle, many folks have seen a change in lifestyle over

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Food on the Shelf

Near Balmorrhea, TX — February 2012

Remember the Bad UPS Lady that was strowing my packages across LaSalle County, Texas a few weeks back? Well, one of those packages was some Mountain House Freeze-Dried Food from Nitro-Pak.com. I emailed Nitro-Pak and told them my goods had not been delivered to my location as their records indicated and I did not know where the package was. Immediately and without any excuses or third degree

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