Monthly Archives: April 2015

Falling Down on the Bloggin’

I’ve fallen behind!  Time to play catch up. Thursday 4/23  Michael worked. Not a lot to report.  While Michael worked I did my weekly errands.  I picked up groceries at Walmart & HEB and got the mail from the UPS Store. I met our friend, Debbie, for lunch at the Cotton Mill.  We had a … Continue reading »

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Elevated Blood Pressure??

Wednesday I had a couple of appointments in San Antonio so I drove Michael to work, ran to Yorktown for some breakfast tacos, went back to the shack and ate breakfast with Michael and then hit the road about 6:45 am. Michael does the majority of the driving so I suddenly realized I had never … Continue reading »

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Storms, Storms, Rain and Sunshine!

Thursday 4/16 We had a pretty good storm blow through in the afternoon but it only lasted about 10 minutes.  The last crack of lightning knocked out our power.  I couldn’t figure out how to open the power box to flip the breaker back on but shortly after the guys in the park with us … Continue reading »

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Slow Service Can Be A Good Thing!

Monday night/Sunday morning brought massive storms to much of south Texas but mostly to the east of us.  Thankfully, we only got rain and not a whole lot of it.  Gate guards in the Cotulla, Dilley, Asherton area reported big storms that included hail ranging from marble size to golf ball size.  Whew…glad we dodged … Continue reading »

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A Real Toilet…Almost, Ferdinand, New Ears & Piza!

Thursday & Friday 4/9 & 4/10 After having the past 2 days off Michael was back to work, business as usual.  No explanations forthcoming but several of the guys commented that they were happy to see him back. Saturday 4/11 I worked for Michael as he had to run into town to pick up a … Continue reading »

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WooHoo! Unexpected Days Off!

Sunday 4/5 The wild flowers are blooming like crazy all over this area!  They line the sides of the dirt roads and highways, flourish in the farmers fields and even grown amongst the weeds around our coach that need to be eliminated very badly!  I couldn’t help but take a short walk down our dirt … Continue reading »

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Roadrunner, Birds, Deer And Cows In The Distance

Thursday 4/2 A fairly quiet day spent making various appointments.  We each have an appointment to have our teeth cleaned here in Kenedy.  We went to this dental clinic last year and both liked it there so figured we’d go back. I also made myself an appointment to see our doctor in San Antonio to … Continue reading »

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Tough Times in the Oil Patch

Wednesday, April 1st Back to work at the shack for me again today.  Michael had a 8:45 am appointment at the Audie Murphy VA Hospital for a Sleep Study Class.  The class was supposed to educate the group (about 100 per Michael) about the cause of sleep apnea and the possible fixes. Unfortunately, Michael’s class being at … Continue reading »

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