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Meanwhile, back in Kansas…

After barking orders to Luke and Roy to fix whatever was wrong with the non-working pump jack, Bobby Edwards proceeded to drive me around southeastern Kansas to the other leases. 1,427 more words

Bernard Olcott

A Reversal in Fortunes

My recent good luck streak of finishing school, making $518/day, acquiring my 1st property at age 22 (while having 3 years of oilfield and construction experience, and 3.5 years of university), and about to order my 1st Porsche, finally came to an end with a sudden reversal in fortunes- loss of work as I went on a 3-week paid vacation. 99 more words


Brief Flashback to Homelessness

I used to be homeless (came to Alberta in an old car with my clothes and some shampoo and soap) when I was 19… Stayed in the salvation army center. 351 more words


Big Oil has destroyed so much of Louisiana that members of both parties are demanding justice

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The oil industry has left a big footprint along the Gulf Coast, where a Delaware-sized stretch of Louisiana has disappeared.

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August Motivation

have a dream: to have 2 properties and a Porsche by the time I am 23.

I have a dream: to be the most powerful (strongest) and best looking man alive. 88 more words


Brief Medium-Term Life Goal Reflection

If you knew me since I came to this province, my original intent was to have a property, education, and Porsche by the time I was 23, then as that day came closer, the next idea was to have a Ferrari within 5 years… 202 more words