View Full Version : Explaining my absence...

08-29-2013, 11:56 PM
Hey guys, Its been a while since I have been here regular. My full time job, has kicked into high gear. As such I have been spending a lot of time on the road, in bush camps. My scheduled is 24 and 4. We are so damn isolated it isnt even funny! I can sneak a text or two out while flying from location to location via helicopter, so been touching base with Tom from time to time. Back in main camp tonight, so have a little internet time. I am a surveyor in the oil and gas industry, and right now am surveying wells for gas and heavy oil way back in the sticks. For any interested, this is where I am at the moment, sort of... :) https://www.google.ca/maps/preview#!q=Christina+Lake%2C+Wood+Buffalo%2C+AB&data=!1m4!1m3!1d129331!2d-110.5762987!3d55.6669211!2m1!1e3!4m10!1m9!4m8!1m3! 1d2024!2d-111.2554826!3d55.5597742!3m2!1i1600!2i689!4f13.1&fid=7

I figured I would touch base, and say hi! So HI! Hope to be off this crazy schedule, and back in the shop soon!

mr drinky
08-30-2013, 12:07 AM
That's some serious Alberta stick. My brother has some oil land in Nodak. How about you survey that and join us on planet earth ;)


08-30-2013, 12:15 AM
wow, exotic location!

08-30-2013, 12:21 AM
You're out there man....

08-30-2013, 03:12 AM
Does this qualify as the middle of nowhere ?

08-30-2013, 03:40 AM
Does this qualify as the middle of nowhere ?
I think so... :) Hope to have you back in the shop soon, Pierre!

08-30-2013, 04:51 AM
Wow, I bet it's beautiful though.Pics?
Any time to have fun and enjoy the absense of people everywhere?

Salty dog
08-30-2013, 06:42 AM
How are the mosquitos?

Dream Burls
08-30-2013, 07:50 AM
I was wondering what happened to you. Glad you having an adventure. Stay safe.

08-30-2013, 10:46 AM
I fly guys into that strip every day. LOL

Mucho Bocho
08-30-2013, 11:16 AM
Pierre, Is that what they call Back Country? What knives are you carrying? Whats up with the Bear population in them parts?

08-30-2013, 02:50 PM
You don't even want to know what I've been asking him about it, up there....

Burl Source
08-30-2013, 08:31 PM
We have missed you while you were out playing in the woods.
I am wondering if your job has gotten more hi tech than how they used to do things.

08-31-2013, 04:36 AM
That's definitely out there. Hopefully you're able to take a little bit of down time to enjoy a little bit of the scenery

09-04-2013, 09:13 AM
I thought the places that I went to in North Dakota where out there. You sir, are way out there.

09-08-2013, 10:16 PM
I left "out there" behind me a hundred miles ago! Just me, bears, moose, and fricken black flies!!

Thanks for the kind thoughts!

09-08-2013, 10:39 PM
If I were that far out there, I would drown unless the sharks got to me first ;)