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I'm leaving, on a jet plane [May. 22nd, 2013|08:41 am]
kyle cassidy
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I'm headed back to North Dakota where I'll be spending time with some of the fabulous academics who make up the North Dakota Man Camp Project, we'll be doing oral histories, interviews and photographs of people living in temporary work force housing springing up around the Bakken Oil Boom -- truckers, roughnecks, engineers, and all the people who support them -- carpenters, welders, pipe fitters. It was a really amazing experience when I went in February. Looking forward to seeing another face of that state this time. We'll be in Western NoDak around Williston and I think south maybe as far as Killdeer.

Here's a post from the last time I was there which contains beautiful photos of a snow covered landscape.

If you want to follow along, I'll be updating the blog as wireless allows (who knows when that'll be) but also I'll be tweeding with the hashtag #OilCampsND

Here's me in NoDak during our last trip in February. I'm packing lighter this time.

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[User Picture]From: Kara DeCarlo
2013-05-22 04:20 pm (UTC)
Do you think you'll find your wallet?
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[User Picture]From: kylecassidy
2013-05-22 07:57 pm (UTC)
maybe, it might have thawed by now.
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[User Picture]From: pickleboot
2013-05-23 07:55 am (UTC)
i had to bust out the winter coats again today, and turn the heat on. at the end of may! might want to pack at least a warm sweater or two!
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