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Moving Day: Dilley, TX To San Antonio, TX

I forgot to mention the awesome ‘Welcome’ sign that Dora gifted us with when she came by for one last visit yesterday.  It’s hand painted by Dora, herself!  She mentioned putting it outside but I don’t know that I want it to get dirty and/or wet…might just have to find a place for it in … Continue reading »

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One Crew Moves Out….And Another Moves In

Saturday 2/25 The rig move continued but was very manageable.  A lot of trucks in and out but it’s the same trucks so once you get all of their information the first time you can use that information each time they return and not really have to stop them…just have them slow down so that … 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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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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