Monthly Archives: February 2016

Hard Times

“Life cheated a man in many ways. The secret of Creation remained the Secret of Creation” – “House of the Rising Sun” by James Lee Burke Suddenly, we have a situation here. This gate, which seemed so secure last week, … Continue reading

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Made the Cut

“It’s a terrible thing to live in fear” – Morgan Freeman in Shawshank Redemption Tempered joy. We made the cut. Our drilling rig will be one of just three left operating in the lower 48. We feel relief for ourselves … Continue reading

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Artery Cement

“Why does everybody want to kick my ass?” – Title of a Country and Western song Exercise. With this lifestyle I’m not getting enough. Actually hardly any. OK – none. This once Greek God body of mine is going south. … Continue reading

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Hard Times

“The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings. The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.” – Winston Churchill Hard times in the oil patch. A barrel of oil closed at $31.00 Friday, … Continue reading

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Perspective

“Old age makes people strange sometimes” – Epitaph by Mary Doria Russell Just doing some thinking. About things. People. Friends. Family. Mostly of years gone by but some current pieces as well. I wonder if others ever trek through the … Continue reading

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