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What’s the Rush? Live Your Life

When I was younger, I didn’t care if it took me 2 hours for a 90 minute drive. Maybe I stopped to get gas and ice down a couple of beers for later, then grabbed a burger at the spot next door. Sometimes I’d roll off the main road and just…explore for awhile. I used

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Being Original and Owning an Idea

A couple of people have sent me a tweet from some guy in Alberta with his “OnlyRigs” logo. This happens a lot, and there’s nothing that I can or will do about it. I think my design was more true to form and looks more legit than his, but he was lazy about it and

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Letting Yourself Down and Overcoming Failure to Find Redemption

I failed. My goal of posting every day in August went to shit over the weekend. We had friends down to the ranch, and…yeah, shit happens. I wasn’t too drunk, the time just seemed to get away from me. I looked at one point Saturday night and it was…already Sunday morning. Oops. Shit. Fuck. Whatever.

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Cigars, Booze, Enjoy the Finer Things in Life

This summer, for no reason other than a reversion to old habits, I’ve started smoking cigars again. That’s led to to getting a new humidor, buying more cigars than I need, and starting to find new spirits to pair with my new hobby. While a fine cigar can be enjoyed with a couple ice cold

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Different Types of Financial Backing in Oil and Gas

How This Idea Started A couple of weeks ago I was talking with some other landbros about the differences between some of the large PE shops. Here’s a disclaimer: this post, and pretty much everything I do, comes through the lens of being a landman. Things might be drastically different if you’re a geologist or

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Unplug and Unwind: Why Disconnecting is Essential

We’ve all gotten caught up in the never ending stream of notifications, texts, emails, phonecalls, DMs, likes, and comments. Smartphones trigger a dopamine loop that gets you hooked and constantly checking your phone, smartwatch, computer…etc. It’s a difficult cycle to break, and although it’s widely accepted that these behaviors are detrimental to our health and

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