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…And We’re Fracin’!

Monday 3/6 After Michael’s busy Sunday night dealing with sand truck after sand truck my morning started off pretty quiet….that is until nineteen vehicles arrived at the same time about 8:00 am.  Fifteen of those were big frac trucks (pumps and such), 2 were supervisors in pick ups and 2 were vans that transport the … Continue reading »

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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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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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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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Tomatoes, Lemons & A Sidewalk

Wednesday 12/7 Moving Day!  Ok…so we only moved 15 feet or so….but we still moved!  The ground was solid enough for us to safely get into a much better position.  The move was easy enough and fast enough that I didn’t put anything away…I just brought in the slides and Michael pulled forward.  We’re settled … Continue reading »

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