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.
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 →
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 →
Clearly, I love to write and I hope you’re not too let down at the outcome of this one. But, before we get started, the late great Ernest Hemingway once said “A writer should write what he has to say and not speak it.” So here we go: Continue reading →
Trying to be a Good Samaritan sometimes gets you into situations for which there is no easy solution and which may have repercussions on the samaritan. It’s complicated, so here’s the story. Continue reading →