Occasionally in life, old Mother Nature can deal out some strange weather related events that can have some very unusual effects on our every day life. I believe that I have experienced one of natures events that no one may ever see again.
Sometimes you get into big trouble for things you were not directly responsible for. When this happens it may not be best to grin and bear it, rather than rat out a good buddy. Here is my story to illustrate this. Continue reading →
Perhaps, one of the best things I did in my life was getting a bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from Texas Tech College (it was a college then and not yet a university). In getting this degree, I lived in a college dorm for three years. At times, I had some unique experiences which I have recorded in this story. Continue reading →
When I was on the Phillips Petroleum engineers training program, I was able to spend time with personnel in the various job areas in the oil field. This story reflects some of my experiences with a field operator. Continue reading →
Young men are always looking for new things to do to try to make life more interesting. Here’s something every young man should try at least once to test your standing as a beer drinker. Continue reading →
As evidenced by recent Blog history, I have exhausted many of the subjects I wanted to discuss regarding the iPad. But in getting to this point, I have created another activity for “Seniors with iPads” called StoryTelling which I am really enjoying. This is of course documenting real life events that are unusual enough to perhaps be of interest to others. Therefore, I am changing the focus of my Blog to StoryTelling. “I’m sure all the family and friends of you seniors out there would love to see some documentation from your life experiences also. Here’s one story I’m not real proud of, yet it was still a part of my life. Continue reading →
When I was drafted into the Army at age 25, I was working as a process engineer for Phillips Petroleum Company. I took a 95% cut in pay. However I was proud to serve my country and I learned some things and had some experiences that helped me in later life. This story provides a small sampling of those experiences. Continue reading →