Monthly Archives: January 2017

Fix the Plug and the Dryer Breaks Down!

They’re drilling a total of 5 wells here.  First they drilled what they call ‘surface holes’ which I kinda like starter holes for each well.  They finished the last of the 5 surface holes (drilled, ran casing down the hole & cemented) on Thursday.  Now they’ll have to rig down, skid the rid over to … Continue reading »

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I Am Woman….Here Me Roar!

We’ve had a few things come up recently that needed some maintenance.  The first on that list was the handle on the screen door.  It cracked after repeated use and was in danger of just breaking right off…especially if we had to fight any sort of wind when trying to open the door. Michael purchased … Continue reading »

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Enchiladas, Pecan Pie & Pepperoni Pizza

My latest post for Heartland RVs is all about Gate Guarding and you can read it by clicking HERE. Friday 1/13 We had no traffic from midnight to 6:30 am.  Thank goodness…we were able to get some decent sleep! There are restrictions for oil field traffic (guagers, oil trucks, water trucks etc for the existing … Continue reading »

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Total Depth & Time to Move

Monday 1/9 Happy 95th Heavenly Birthday to my dad, Robert Evans! Michael was back at the Ironwood gate again today.  They didn’t work Sunday because they needed Slick line to come in and they couldn’t make it until today.  He ended up being released about 5:45 pm getting him home before 7:00 pm with was … Continue reading »

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Day Gate & Cold Spell

I’m still doing double-duty.  Blogging here on our personal blog and also for Heartland RVs.  My latest post for Heartland can be found HERE.  Our top 12 favorites restaurants from around the country are the subject of my most recent post.  If you’re ever in any of the areas listed…give some of our favorites a … Continue reading »

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Happy New Year!

Friday 12/30 The rig crew were back to drilling sometime in the late afternoon.  Which means if all goes as planned we should be moving to a new location right on highway 85, east of Dilley, in about 10 days to 2 weeks.  We’re hearing that they’ll be drilling 5 wells there so we should … Continue reading »

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