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Snow Days

Snow Days

Yes, we really DO get snow in New Mexico!  There’s nothing as beautiful or peaceful as a blanket of new snow. Unless, of course, you are a little boy.  A little boy sees a blank canvas on which to paint his mayhem.  We had our first snow of the season this morning and my boys […]

Faithfully

Faithfully, An Oilfield Love Song

And lovin’ an oilman Ain’t always what it’s supposed to be Oh, girl, you stand by me I’m forever yours Faithfully My rough and tough Oilman was serenading me in a voicemail.  He took it upon himself to change some of the lyrics and he sang “Faithfully” to me.  I ate it up like it […]

Away for the Holidays

Dealing with being awat during the

I am an Oilfield wife, and my Hot Oil Man of a husband works on the North Slope in Alaska, therefore we live about 3,000 miles away from most of our friends and all of our family. Although we miss them like crazy, there are a few benefits to not being too close. For example, […]

Tired, Frazzled Moms Will Relate to ‘Blank Space’ Parody

I’m tired. I like Starbucks {maybe more than I should}, and I might even like Taylor Swift. I can relate to the WhatsUpsMoms parody of “Blank Space” a little too much, other than I don’t look that polished and cute first thing in the morning… or ever. I just returned home after dragging my two […]

Who Wrote This?!

Who Wrote This

“This study has a weak external validity. There was a small sample size of students that were not randomly selected; therefore, the results of this study cannot be generalized for all persons. The fact that the control group was not stopped from using their own strategy for remembering the words they were asked to memorize […]

The Real Reasons I Need Him

The Real Reasons I Need Him

I’m not- how would you say- a girly girl.  When I met my husband in a bar for the first time, I grilled him over some of the finer points of backhoe operation because I knew a lot of guys who said they could run one but had no clue.  (He DID have a clue, […]

Get Prepared

preparing for uncertainty in the oilfield

I think each one of us is watching oil prices as they dip lower.  The average American is excited about the low price at the pump.  Oilfield families know that low prices at the pump could mean job loss.  What scares me even more is that if the oilfield slows down, the US economy will […]

No Fear.

no-fear

I am a frightened child, cowering in the dark, although you’d never know that from the outside looking in. It has taken years of practice, countless tries and failures, but for the most part I have soothed that scared little girl into at least acting like a grown woman. On the outside, I present a […]

Labels

Stop Labeling

I feel like I am constantly being labeled. Why do we have to put people into groups? And why do the worst “members” of the group seem to determine the reputation for everyone?  If you look for bad, you will find it- in any group, whether that group is the oilfield,  political leaders, or even […]

I Hope You Know

I Hope You Know

I don’t know if it is the sweet holiday season, or the fact that I’ve been a stay-at-home-mom for almost a full year now, or if it has finally hit me how quickly my baby girl is growing up, but I’ve found myself in a sentimental state lately that I can’t seem to shake. Maybe […]