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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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Woohoo! Another gate!

We got a call from Shawn early Friday evening telling us that a position at a gate was opening up on Sunday morning and he wanted us to go check it out to make sure that we’d fit.  We took a ride over on Saturday morning to check out the location.  It’ll be a bit … Continue reading »

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Got a Gate…

We got a call from Shawn at 7:20 Monday morning letting us know that he need us on a day gate immediately.  It just so happens that the gate was one that we worked January for a couple of weeks (out of our coach) and then in March Michael worked there a couple of times … Continue reading »

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An Old Friend And A New Opportunity

Thursday 3/5 The wind rocked us all night long.  It used to be I couldn’t sleep with the wind blowing so hard but I guess I’ve just gotten used to it and I have no problem sleeping anymore. The wind was blowing so much that Michael brought the off-door slide in and even closed the … Continue reading »

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Aha!

I was up at my new ‘normal’ time of 2:30 am.  Didn’t much want to get up…even after having gone to sleep at 6:30 pm…but I did.  Michael finished his shift at 3:00 am and went to bed shortly thereafter.  He didn’t have a single vehicle after 6:01 pm last night so he was able … Continue reading »

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Travel Day: San Antonio, TX To Karnes City, TX

We were up about 7:00 am, had a danish for breakfast while we performed our normal morning routine – check emails, text messages and Facebook.  Shortly after 8:00 am Michael went out to start his chores.  The average person wouldn’t need as much time as Michael but he’s quite particular about wiping down the water … Continue reading »

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Spoiled! Cajun Food, Donuts, Steak & Shrimp & A Trinket!

We’ve been getting spoiled again!  Life is good!  On Tuesday our Directional Drillers stopped by with home-made Cajun food for us!  Pork & gravy, rice & corn.  It was a little on the spicy side but not really hot…just spicy.  Very good. Today the caterers came in from Big House Burgers and on their way … Continue reading »

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