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Hot and Bothered

There are a few little things that I really look forward to.  One of them is relaxing while I enjoy an uninterrupted meal.  All of you oil field gate guards will know what I am talking about. The gate slows down, you finally get to go inside the RV for a few minutes, you just set down to eat that sandwich and then DING! DING!   Enough to make you crazy!

Light tower, generator, fuel dump

About noon on Saturday, we had just finished a round of 100 rock trucks that had started the previous day.  Everybody knows keeping those

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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

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Finite Lives

Close but no cigar…….

Just plain ol’  facts…..

We are all gonna die.
Anything mechanical will eventually fail.

I don’t feel like discussing that first statement this morning because I am feeling particularly froggy  on this first week of Fall. But now that second one– yeah, we gotta talk about it.

As oil field gate guards, 99.5 per cent of us are stuck out somewhere on a caliche  dust road with little or no customary amenities. We are dependent on our nurse trailer with its’ generator, septic and water setup.  Without that,  our sojourn on the gate would be plenty less livable.  Many

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