March 2012 11 Aug’13 update – 9+-Aug 15 Widowed exRigPigGeo fifty-plus dad of 4, 4 3 and two teens left, since 2001, is mostly solo raisin’ kids, miss lots of things.– still single 😐 Had some Have plenty of work the last two years, work being a wellsite geologist around Australia, time off at the mo- living off that at the moment til next rig job comes around.Yes, waiting for more work, maybe overseas or not. Two kids at home now, Frizzle has started an apprenticeship 100kms away as a chef- yay for hime, he has been a little lost the last 18 months I think. One less mouth to feed 😦 Son#2 has picked a coupla stray friends to share his shed this year as they live outa town- Son#1 finishing uni soon, Son#2 thinks he is going to Uni (one near a surf beach…)… Daughters#1A/#1B stated advanced secondary school classes 2012.
Girls growing up fast too- they both got jobs in retail food shops lately- they have their money and bank accounts so they can pay for their phone bills now- BUT I still have tpo taxi themm around- ther goes MY time for SPEEDSAILING out the door and down the drain…
Family (close and extended) and Friends – an important part in our of life.
I Like gadgets, speeding on sailboards, reading (Science Fiction mostly), sciences such as geology, archaeology, astronomy, and geography. Some maths and statistics, maps.
National Geographic, Analog, Isaac Asimov’s SF Mag, F&SF. Currently trainee at the Sale City Band, to encourage my twin gels to play in the band as they grow up, but you won’t see me. I am on the committee too, for the last two years. One has continued as of mid 2012 to date as well as at school!
Coffee monster- burnt out one espresso maker too many. But got another via ALDI
Have to have plenty spare “Moccona” in cupboard. One time we had six 400g jars in case of a rush, or something, a bit excessive, have only two jars on hand presently
Things I miss- Tarn. The rig life and income. A lot of sailing. Tarn.