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Gimme a minute to find it.........

A visit from the Ranch Owner

Every day life these days seems to consist of bitty pieces of paper with notes scrawled on them that were apparently important at some point this week.   Yeah, it has come down to that in order for me to remember crap that needs remembering.  Sunday seems to be the day to clear through the mess and start the week fresh so let’s see what we got here——-

I finally got all my stuff that the Bad UPS Lady scattered across a good part of La Salle County, South Texas,  US of A  — no thanks

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Tips From a Veteran Oil Field Gate Guard

Some gates are not picturesque……..

That first oil field gate guard assignment is scary as hell isn’t it?  You follow your supervisor out to the gate 5 miles down a rough caliche road on the backside of nowhere.  The gate guard you are replacing is all packed and anxious to go; your supervisor has 2 more pads to set up yet today.  It is a flurry of activity…

You are learning a new language on the fly  — rat hole, hot oil truck,  wireline crew, spudding in, skiddin’ over, trippin’ pipe while you watch a hopeless array of hoses and cords

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