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: