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Thoughts from Kelln

Bedlam Game Day

Posted on November 24, 2012

     The older I get, the less I like going to the actual games.  One, because I can’t sit in one spot very often.  Two, I require a driver to get me home.  And three, I usually don’t get much done the following day.  I always have a large time at the games.  I actually prefer to listen to the games on the radio.  I can keep working or driving and listen.       I don’t

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Simplicity

Posted on November 21, 2012

     Things are very rarely as simple as they should be.  I was going to take a day off today, but sometimes work gets in the way.  I am getting ready to pull a big ass hay rake to White Deer, Tx.  Not a short drive when I will be traveling at 40 mph, which is about half my usual travel rate.  I have plenty of vacation days, but It just isn’t that simple to

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Big fun

Posted on November 19, 2012

I didn’t go anywhere on Saturday. That was the first Saturday since February that I didn’t have work, show, sale or moving. Duke & I were going to hunt but it was so dang windy, we decided to put it off. I got a pile of stuff done around the compound. Sunday evevning, Duke & I went to Tyke’s to pick up a couple of pigs. Big bill, Tyke & the Gaisford boys helped us.

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R U $h!tt!ng Me?!

Posted on November 16, 2012

     Hostess is going out of business.  An actual Twinkie has a shelf life longer than the company that makes it?  I don’t eat Hostess products on a daily basis, as I would quickly look like Fat Bastard’s mini-me.  But I won’t eat any other brand of powdered donut.  I like a Twinkie and a chocolate cupcake on occasion.  But how can an iconic company like that not make it?      The company was fighting

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Blankets

Posted on November 13, 2012

     Winter has arrived.  It is cold at night and still somewhat chilly during the day.  Better be blanketing your wethers.  Ours are wearing two canvas blankets that are lined with wool on the inside.  If they are comfortable, they will be laying around outside.  If they are huddled up in their huts, they are probably cold.     Cold weather screws up more goats in Oklahoma than anything else.  Their hair does not provide any

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Lone Star

Posted on November 12, 2012

     Thursday ended up being way busy.  Work was busy.  Getting chores done and things lined up at home so that Duke and I could go to San Angelo.  Wrestling practice and online hog sale.  Got everything done.  Hogs bought, trailer loaded.  Taylor and I made really good time driving to San Angelo on Friday.  Fuel efficiency was a little low due to the head wind.       We had a large crew show up for

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Oh $#!@

Posted on November 07, 2012

     Get your butts up and going.  Middle America needs to get around and go to work because the other half of the country on either coast is counting on your paycheck.  and our energy production, food production, fiber production, etc., etc., etc.  Hopefully, China doesn’t own us by the time your president gets done spending the U.S. into submission.       Thank goodness for term limits. 

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Vote

Posted on November 06, 2012

      Today is election day.  No matter what, tomorrow will be a good day as we won’t have any more dang election ads.  However, I have a feeling that it will be a while before the loser of the presidential election is done contesting the votes.  Especially, with that mess in New York.  They will have that deal screwed up like a pile of coat hangers.  Throw in a few shitty lawyers and it will

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Weekend

Posted on November 05, 2012

     Spent Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon looking at hogs.  A person can dang sure buy a good pig cheaper than what a good goat costs, but then it costs a pile to feed a pig, buy additives and wood chips.  Worse yet, you about need 5 or 6 pigs to make sure you have one good enough in the end.  In the end, it all evens out.  None of it is cheap.  But dang

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Saturday…Yes!!!

Posted on November 03, 2012

     The only way this Saturday could be better is if it was raining.  Good day at work.  We got a pile of Christmas toys and stuff in today.  I mean a PILE!! Rumour has gotten his first couple of pieces of tail.  Rainman has been WAY busy.  Got a semi load of alfalfa in last night.  Got it unloaded and stacked.  There are a couple of big football games tonight.  I don’t feel very

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