Boy, You Done Pissed Off an Oilfield Wife

Mr. Tankersley, I regret to inform you that you, unfortunately, have infuriated an Oilfield Wife. You’ve happened to catch me on a bad day, and I happen to have an outlet. The keyboard is blaring fire beneath my fingertips and while I plan on staying classy, I can almost guarantee my emotions will take over […]

Learning Something New

For months now, I have felt a small sadness at no longer being in the workforce. After getting my first job at 16 and working for the last ten years, being a stay-at-home mom has taken some getting used to. One of the ways I have coped with the sadness of not working and the […]

College Savings Tips & Ideas

The reality of paying for our children’s college, in my opinion, can be one of the most stressful things any parent will ever experience. Our daughter will be turning three in two weeks and it seems lately that the question on everyone’s mind is when we are having another child. Though we would love to […]

“Blue-Collar” Blessings

I can’t even tell you the number of times I’ve had people make a big deal out of the fact that my husband doesn’t have a college degree. Almost always I hear, “What if something happens? What if he gets injured? Or fired?” When I was in graduate school, disclosure of this fact often earned […]