5 North Dakota Places To Visit

I am currently in the process of trying to organize everything for the kids and I to go back to North Dakota in a couple of weeks and while doing so I’ve been thinking about all the neat places I want to revisit when I get there. The following list are the top five that […]

Ramble On- Heading Back to the Bakken

  Leaves are falling all around, It’s time I was on my way.  Thanks to you, I’m much obliged for such a pleasant stay.  But now it’s time for me to go. The autumn moon lights my way. Despite the continued heat, the signs that summer is drawing to a close are apparent. I actually […]

A Quick Guide To Bakken Housing Types

After reading reports from recent events in the Bakken oilfield it became apparent to me that there is something of a misunderstanding about housing there. It seems that the media tends to label everything as a man camp, whether it is or not.  I suppose it’s easier and more sensationalistic to portray the Bakken oilfield […]

Camper Safety Tips

In light of last week’s tornadoes in Watford City, ND, I think now is a good time to talk about camper safety. I know last week was a scary time for many families living in the Bakken and for many families with husbands staying there. I know I was here in Kentucky biting my nails […]

6 Tips For Choosing A Camper Lot

  The flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, it seems that spring has officially begun and as things begin to warm up in North Dakota many families are considering pulling up roots and heading to the Bakken oilfield to look for work. Some families will be lucky enough to be provided housing by the […]

Oilfield Camper Life: A Man’s Perspective

If you read my last post you will remember that I had been told that I had fractured my elbow. Thankfully, after two trips to the orthopedist they found that it was in fact not fractured. Unfortunately, it still hurts a great deal and I will soon be starting physical therapy to regain my range […]

Greetings From Our New Home In Beautiful Skunk Bay, ND!

Whew! It’s Monday evening and this is the first time I’ve had to sit down and be still since Friday afternoon. I am thoroughly exhausted, but after this weekend, I can honestly say that oilfield camper life is always exciting. This past Friday afternoon Jacob got a call from his company telling him that he […]

The Joys of Winterizing Your Camper

  The days are getting shorter here and the nights are getting longer and the temperature is starting to drop like a rock. For those of us here in camper land this means we are in the throes of winterizing our campers. To be honest, our family is far behind where we should be on […]

7 Not So Fabulous Things About Living In An Oilfield Camper

  As promised, here is the second part of my post series on the great and not so great things about living in a camper in the oilfield. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love being able to be here with Jacob and as I mentioned in my previous post there are some really awesome […]

7 Things I Love About Oilfield Camper Life

    I’ve been back in North Dakota for about six weeks now and I’m finally starting to settle into a routine. I’m feeling more and more comfortable with camper life every day and I’ve really been thinking about all the things I love about living in an oilfield camper. So, for today’s post, I […]