Thoughts from Kelln

Internet Service

Posted on January 12, 2018

Yes, we are living in the year 2018.  But, in rural NW Oklahoma, internet still comes at a premium.  Unfortunately for those few of us that live south of Fargo, OK…the internet doesn’t work real smooth.  For some reason the Hughes net hook up sucks donkey……  I meant to say that the Hughes net system doesn’t work very well…ever.  I pay for this service, but just because there is not an alternative.  If we lived

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Dirty Pool?

Posted on January 10, 2018

I watched until sometime into the 4th quarter.  At that point, my advancing age, the clock and no real desire to stay awake let me fall asleep on the couch.  I did not watch the ending of the football game.  I woke up before 4 am and miraculously, the game was airing on one of the many espn channels.  So, although I did not see it “live” , I have watched the game.  And here

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R.I.P.—-Joe Dirt

Posted on January 09, 2018

While in Phoenix, I posted on the socially transmitted disease known as Facebook a pic of Joe Dirt and that he had passed.  So, this isn’t new news.  However….. I was standing outside the goat/sheep barn at the ANLS talking to a cool goat dude from Colorado.  Lance Jaegers is a parent/ag teacher/ goat breeder that purchased a Joe Dirt son from me about 5 years ago.  Not a high dollar deal, just a real

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Like Skynyrd?!

Posted on January 04, 2018

I like to listen to Lynyrd Skynyrd.  Some of the best songs that ever were written were performed by that group.  You cannot argue!  Sweet Home Alabama, Freebird, Gimme 3 Steps, etc. While at Phoenix, we stayed at the Embassy Suites downtown.  Excellent hotel that is undergoing a remodel.  The rooms were good, staff was great, the ANLS discount prices were really good and the bartender was one of the best that I have dealt

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Arizona National

Posted on January 02, 2018

We left on Tuesday the 26th about 6 pm.  Approximately 13 hours later, we pulled into Phoenix.  Several of us drove it all the way.  Some were smarter and changed drivers. The first thing I noticed about the ANLS, it has changed.  There was a staging area to check-in and then check papers and then get in line to unload.  LOTS more animals–especially gilts.  The sheep and goat barn was full.  The laid back attitude

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Posted on January 01, 2018

Why did we come home? Phoenix was in the mid 70s and we left there to come home to temps that barely have one digit. Jeeminy! And I know that it could be worse. I feel sorry for the yankees that are dealing with negative numbers. Phoenix was fun. Maybe not super successful as far as placings. But it was good. The quality was real good. We just rolled in here at 11 pm. Unloaded.

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Posted on December 26, 2017

Dude, I could have done without this 7 degrees crap that we have going on here in paradise on this 26th day of December.  It is butt-ass cold!  There are enough chores to be done without having to deal with this cold as Duke and I are trying to get ready to leave for Phoenix.  On top of the day-to-day, we also have to wash and shear on this fine day as you can no

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Posted on December 23, 2017

Got the favorite daughter home. Dragon Lady is in a good mood. Duke feels tall. I am happy and old. Yes, I am aware that some of you are actually older. BUT……I am a high mileage unit without regular oil changes or tune ups. Uncle Eddy–I got lots of texts and messages regarding the lists of best Christmas and BFM movies.  Which these texts brought new questions.  Is is it UNCLE or COUSIN Eddy?  Is

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Christmas Movies

Posted on December 18, 2017

One of my favorites was on tonight–SCROOGED!  I love it.  Yes, Bill Murray is one of my favorite actors.    But I enjoy the whole take on a classic Christmas story.  Throw in Robert Mitchum kicking a cat, stapling antlers to a mouse’s head along with Bobcat Goldthwait and you have yourself a classic!  Plus, there are at least two of his actual brothers in this movie. Top Christmas movies– 5–Home Alone 4–Elf 3–Scrooged 2–A

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Posted on December 15, 2017

For years, I’ve had a title for my first music album–Bagpipes, Banjos and Harmonicas.  Of course, the music on said album would utilize all three instruments in a rock and/or country genre.  There is only one limiting factor–I have never tried to play the pipes or strum a banjo and I only know how to play one song on the harmonica.  And that came about from me buying a harmonica in a Cracker Barrel back

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