My story and personal invitation to join me in DC to Stop the Frack Attack

by TXsharon on July 3, 2012

in STFA

Sharon Wilson’s Story

This is me when I was four right after I won my first trophy for horsemanship.

See, I’m not really a blogger or an activist and I’m damn sure not a cowgirl.

“For the cows I never cared. It was riding that got me there.” Chuck Pyle

I’m a horsewoman.

I grew up hauling hay, fixing fence, riding the tractor with my grandfather and slipping away whenever I could to ride whichever horse got close enough to catch. They called me Horsefly.

As an adult, I wanted what nearly everyone in Texas does: to work in the oil and gas industry. There is a reason the oil and gas industry pays high salaries. It buys loyalty and silence. But, after 12 years, I’d had enough.

I bought 42 beautiful acres in north Wise County adjacent to the LBJ National Grasslands. I did not know that right in my Wise County backyard, Mitchell Energy was experimenting to learn how to frack oil and gas from the shale beneath my land.

Read the rest at stopthefrackattack.org

Here is my personal invitation to you:

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Tex July 3, 2012 at 8:51 pm

Your the best! I remember a Texas before the Gas Oil Party, before the greedy carpet baggers. When I was proud to say I am a Texan, sadly those days are long gone. The Nation and the World can’t understand how such bafoons can get elected to lead our state and I dont either.

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