Posts Tagged snakes

The Car Had A Rattle

In my story, Scorpion Hunting, I told you I had another Bill Carney story; this one is about his brand new car. It was a 1970 Dodge of some sort—kind of sporty—because I remember thinking it was a pretty racy car for an “old” guy. I think he was in his late forties or early fifties, but to a twenty-year-old, that was ancient. Read the rest of this entry »

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Scorpion Hunting

Scorpion hunting was without a doubt one of the most interesting things I’ve ever done. While living and working at the El Paso Natural Gas pumping station near Arlington, Arizona, I lived across the street from a man who’d been with EPNG for many years. He was in his late forties or early fifties—I think; I’m guessing—and one of the nicest guys I’ve ever known. His name was Bill Carney. Read the rest of this entry »

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Ever Seen One Of Those Up Close?

When we lived at the EPNG gas plant out near Arlington, Arizona, I used to hike around in the desert some. Lots of cool stuff out there back in the day. If you knew where to look, there were arrow heads, lots of interesting rocks, and the scenery was pretty awesome, too. Read the rest of this entry »

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