Thoughts from Kelln


Posted on October 28, 2020

I really feel the urge to watch the world series, but I just can’t bring myself to watch any professional sports this year.  The Dragon Lady is weaker than I.  Addict.  Yet, I do fondly remember watching the A’s versus Dodgers in ’88. I needed the tractor out of the machine shed this morning.  Due to the large amounts of sleet & ice, I had to dig a lot in order to get the doors

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Heaven nor Hell

Posted on October 25, 2020

Volbeat is a band that I enjoy cranking the volume up while listening to their tunes.  They have a song called “Heaven nor Hell”.  Good not great song.  But I like it.  Every time that I listen to it, I am forced to wonder….what would my hell be like? I truly feel that I know what hell would feel like for me.  It would be three fold. First level would consist of always being caught

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Grab Bag of Positivity

Posted on October 23, 2020

Because I used the word Positivity in the title is proof that I am NOT watching the debate.  And if you watched it, you would have been better off flushing a toilet and watching the circling, quasi-submerged items. Happy thoughts!!   Happy thoughts!!    Rewind 3 weeks ago and I was involved in a bit of an accident where 2 students were riding a 3 wheeler with no brakes and the throttle stuck.  Penny luck

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Judges, Umps, Refs

Posted on October 22, 2020

There are always 2 very important questions–Why?  and Why Not? Yesterday, I had a crew of freshman girls that competed in the semi-finals of the state Opening Ceremonies contest.  They had a real good run.  I told them, “Girls, you did it right and if you don’t make the finals, well, it’s because you were coached wrong.” People, I like being right but not all of the time.  Our style just didn’t fit the judges.

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Thoughts….just thoughts

Posted on October 19, 2020

I’ve been a little TOO on point lately.  Time to get back to some randomness. Drove to KC and back.  Luckily, for me, channel 27 on XM radio was playing a tribute to Eddie Van Halen.  This meant that various artists were playing their favorite Van Halen songs.  I’m not saying that Van Halen was the best rock band ever.  They just happened to make some of the best songs of the 80s & 90s.

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Wasn’t prepared for that

Posted on October 15, 2020

There are some things in life for which one canNOT be properly prepared. For instance.  Today was Homecoming Games Day at Shattuck Public Schools.  Not the football game, but gameS.  Tug of war, egg toss, etc.  Every teacher, every kid, preK through Senior is at these games.  The grade school kids are paired up with an upper-class for which they cheer.  For example,  the seniors wear red t-shirts to play in the games & the

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$ signs

Posted on October 13, 2020

In the stock show world, $ signs move the dial more than any single item.  More than banners, more than reputation…..$ signs.   Did you hear?  What did the sale average?  Who bought that? As a breeder, I have sold more than my share of $5,000+ wethers.  I don’t remember being in a good mood on any of those.  Why?  As a buyer, I have bought too many $5,000+ wethers.  I don’t remember being in

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Posted on October 12, 2020

I’ll tell what is crazy!  This Dragon Lady smoked a pork loin on the traeger.  She bacon wrapped this deal and used the just right amount of garlic powder and black pepper for seasoning.  OH!! This is one of the top 5 pieces of pig that I have ever eaten.  And people, I eat a lot of pig!  Crazy good! These are not scientific #s,  however, I bet that I am not far off.  I

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Posted on October 09, 2020

This keyboard is handling like a goat that has been jackpotted 4 weeks in a row.  It’s a little washed out and wore out.  This seems like a good day for me to just slowly back away from the keyboard.  Have a good weekend.

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The ?

Posted on October 09, 2020

How do we fix it?  That is the real question.  It isn’t easy but it should be. No, I don’t think that the state 4H or FFA offices can help.  They are normally prone to staying on a fence with as little confrontation as possible.  And it would just be one more damn worthless report for ag teachers/agents to fill out in order to provide documentation of somebody Covering Their Own Ass.  Some states don’t

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