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The Last Black Duster

The Last Black Duster

 

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.

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The Fence

The Fence

The Fence

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

The Dorm

The Dorm

 

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

Riding With Jimmy

Riding With Jimmy

 

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

Beer Shots

Beer Shots

 

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

The Bar Fight

The Bar Fight

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

Vietnam

Vietnam

 

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