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Thoughts from Kelln

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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New Week

Posted on November 06, 2017

It feels like a monday.  I’m not sure where the weekend went.  I got a bunch done, but not enough.  I’m still not a fan of this daylight savings crap.  OYE nominations are due tomorrow which means I have to have them done today as I will be gone all day on Tuesday. We’ve been getting some does bred.  First week of April should be busy.

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DAMN!!!!!

Posted on November 05, 2017

That game took years off my life.  I didn’t go for good reason(s).  I did however watch it on tv instead of listening to it on the radio as I usually do.  Okie State did not get out-coached.  They did not get screwed by the refs.  I do not like that qb but that dude is a gamer.  He was the difference.  Beaver dam no. 2!!! I sat here at the house in paradise, watching,

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Addition

Posted on November 03, 2017

I am the oldest of three boys.  Tammy and I had a daughter and then a son.  Roughly ten years apart.  Jacob (Jake) is the middle child.  He and Jodee had a daughter and then a son.  Daniel is the baby.  He and Jessica had a daughter and NOW a son. I haven’t seen the new addition.  Tammy came home sick today.  Let me tell you something.  If that chick leaves work early, she does

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Night Vision

Posted on November 02, 2017

How is it, that a doe in heat can be standing at the buck pen gate, tail wagging, wanting in that gate….yet, once you open that gate, she can NOT see the opening and will NOT go through the gate?  Of course, it is dark outside as I am trying to maneuver these rips in with their lovers.  I think that I need to get some night vision goggles for these unpleasant beasts. I re-heard

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