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Thoughts from Kelln

Stories

Posted on November 30, 2017

I have a few.  And dang neart everyone of them are real, from real life experiences.  Some of them are just too good to be true.  You just can’t make some stuff up. Tammy and I recently had a family friend pass away from cancer.  He wasn’t young, his family was prepared and  the end came fairly quick.  I’m not going to use names but there will be those who know who I am writing

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ESPN Culture

Posted on November 28, 2017

It is the world that we live in.  ESPN has changed a lot in our society over the past 30 years.  I’m not knocking them.  I spent over the past decade starting my weekdays with Mike & Mike.  Now, since that show has come to a close, I started with a new show that still has Golic. We now analyze, rank and critique every high school, college and pro athlete.  There are numerous internet and

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Thanksgiving weekend

Posted on November 26, 2017

I was ready for this break.  Although we weren’t in school, I did spend several days dealing with livestock projects.  Unfortunately, there were several pigs that need doctored. Thanksgiving day brought a pile of people to our house.  Smoked turkeys and LOTS of good eatings were provided.  The pile of pies that I bought did not stack up to the home-made pies. We did get a little bit redneck Thursday afternoon.  The weather was perfect

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Short

Posted on November 22, 2017

Seems like some of the recent posts have gotten a bit long.  Not this one. Athletes are too glorified.  The nfl, baker mayfield and numerous others prove me right.  If they can’t act right…can their ass…no matter how good they are.  Too many $s.  The fans control it but won’t. Hunting is a skill but sometimes, it too is a bit glorified.  Duke shot a really nice deer.  It was supposed to be the Dragon

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The End

Posted on November 19, 2017

Sometime around 1980.  It may have been 79 or 82.  I remember visiting at some of our cousins’ home.   My dad and this cousin were right at the same age and they liked to get together from time to time. I was snooping through their record collection.  Yes, as in vinyl records.  I remember seeing a record with a lightning bolt and a wicked looking caricature dressed as a school boy.  The title of

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Crash! Boom! Pow!

Posted on November 16, 2017

I have been watching tv less than I usually do.  Granted, most of my tv watching takes place in the middle of the night, but I have been trying to change that.  I’ve been trying to learn how to sleep.  (It ain’t going well, but….)  With the sun setting early, I have been in the house earlier.  I did watch The Goldbergs on this fine evening.  Not that I am a fan of the show,

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It Doesn’t Matter

Posted on November 15, 2017

It does not matter what species that you are dealing with….if you are hoping something works, it always happens to the wrong one.  If you are flushing does, the good one will strike out while the one that you just kind of decided to flush so that you had a full day, well that one will have big #s.  If you are hoping to AI a set of cows…yeah, the best one will be the

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Weekend…over

Posted on November 13, 2017

It was a busy weekend.  Repaired waterers, shed doors and drains at ag farm on Saturday AM.  Then a few calves got weaned, goats got bred, panels moved around, hay put out, wethers sheared, hooves trimmed and feeders filled. Tammy and I went to a foundation dinner.  It was a good time.  Duke liked it and he didn’t even attend.  But, there were several that needed a driver.  So, Duke played like an Uber driver

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Low Hanging

Posted on November 10, 2017

Sometimes, in some activities, it is easiest to pick the low hanging fruit.  Some may consider this easy, lazy or just simple.  But, sometimes, having somebody new pick the low hanging fruit helps build a taste and therefore a desire.  It then makes them want more fruit, maybe even better fruit.  Therefore, they are willing to work harder to get the harder to reach fruit. So, if you can motivate a person to grab the

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OPSU

Posted on November 09, 2017

Nope, that ain’t a typo for the title.  It is an acronym.  It stands for Oklahoma Panhandle State University.  It is located in Goodwell, OK.  I have been through Goodwell, OK numerous times in the past decades.  I have hauled kids to metropolis’s such as Miami, Manhattan, Clarendon, Wilburton, etc.  But, until now I have never hauled kids to Panhandle State.  I have now. (disclaimer)This is not a post making fun of this institution.  NOT

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