I'm lucky: I'm not unduly affected by the rising gasoline prices. (In fact, I welcome their long-overdue prompt of conservation.) But the prices will eventually mandate more of these rigs, or at least differently located ones.
What if living and working on one for 18 months was your next job?
Conceive a week's worth of entries from your gratitude journal -- three things, each day, that you find you appreciate out there.