Monthly Archives: February 2017

That Was a Quick Trip!

First thing Friday morning we got a call from Shawn letting us know that there was a big possibility that we’d be moving back to the Shiner Ranch.  It seems that Lew, the Ranch Manager at the Shiner Ranch, had taken a ‘shine’ to us and was not happy that we left.  He pretty much … Continue reading »

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Finishing Up at One Gate…Moving on to the Next

We had a wonderfully quiet weekend!  Almost no ranch traffic to speak off since they were in San Antonio to buy/sell horses and rig traffic was nice and quiet like it normally is on a weekend. Michael got a few small projects out-of-the-way – checked the anode rod on the water heater…still in good shape, … Continue reading »

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Buenos Dias!

Michael’s day gate finally ended on Wednesday after 20 days….20 long days.  We started out fresh and strong but by the end we were both pretty pooped and really looking forward to the gate ending so that we could get some time together and some relaxation time…not to mention a little more sleep. We got … Continue reading »

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It’s All in the Name

The rig crew completed drilling on the 2nd well on Sunday the 5th and then casing, cement, etc was completed on Tuesday.   I’m told that they started drilling again (3rd well) early Wednesday morning.  At this rate they should finish all 5 wells somewhere around the 23rd or so at which time we’ll be … Continue reading »

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Turkey Trot??

When I opened the gate for one of my regulars Friday morning there was a wild turkey waiting to come in too!  How cute!  I moved aside and expected him to just waddle on down the road.  But that’s not what happened.  He came right for me and cornered me in between the two gates. … Continue reading »

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Mysterious Honker Revealed!

Michael is still working the same day gate he started on Thursday 1/26.  He didn’t have to work on Sunday and took off on Thursday so that I could go to the grocery store, he could do a few errands and we could get a little extra sleep in. He starts at 7:00 am and … Continue reading »

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