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North Dakota Meditations 7: The Midden

Driving around the endless, rolling fields of Western North Dakota, one sees many of the rock piles that built up over the century as the soil spits up the rocks from the plowed fields each spring. Farmers gather the unwanted … Continue reading

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Bakken Profile #2: ABH at Marathon

Whenever I travel through Montana, I stay with a friend in the Missoula area that runs a sort of commune. A very conservative commune to be sure, as there are no drugs and a strong support for second amendment rights. … Continue reading

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A Glimpse At The “Backwards” Schools Of The Past

Abandoned architecture seems to be a popular subject on the blog. I look at these old schools and reflect on how broken our modern system is. Just because one room school houses were humble in appearance doesn’t mean they weren’t … Continue reading

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North Dakota Meditations 4

In the distance, across the graveyard, beyond the headstone of a man named Raven, between a hay barn and the trees, we see a drilling rig, probing the earth for the Oil. We dare get no closer to the tophet, … Continue reading

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Bakken Fun Meter

The Fun Meter is pegged, as usual!

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My #1 Piece of Advice for Guaranteeing a Job in North Dakota

Id you want to be 100% sure of a job when you get here, Get a Commercial Driver’s License before you arrive. There is always a need for truck drivers out here. Beyond that, many oilfield jobs require a CDL … Continue reading

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The Bakken Jobs Report

In the spirit of why I originally started this blog, a quick update on the jobs situation here. The information deform my first few blog posts is still correct. There are still many jobs to be had out here in … Continue reading

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