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Thoughts from Kelln

Vacay & Gems–right close to home

Posted on July 22, 2019

We took a bit of a vacation this week.  Tammy, Duke, myself and Duke’s half Mexican brother went on an excursion.  Duke’s half Mexican brother is Korbyn Schick.  Just a joke–I grew up with Korbyn’s parents.  He has been around our house a bunch.  His dad works at school with me.  Duke had a snap chat video at the state championship football game with–as he called it with, “his half Mexican brother”.  Korbyn was an

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Where to begin?

Posted on July 17, 2019

Tammy is officially on vacation.  I need to get in the vacation state-of-mind….however, I am not yet at that point.  It is easier to just stay home and at work than it is to leave for a few days.  I think that I will be ready in a week or so.  But that is when school starts and that is not a vacation.  s I guess President Trump made some tweets the past couple of

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Bills

Posted on July 16, 2019

We’ve all got ’em.  None of us like them.  This evening bill session was worse than normal.  Washing machine repair bill.  Pay it and be done.  Because we all know that I’m not going to wash any clothes by hand. Insurance bill for tractors, implements, drills, brush beaters, etc. –pay that dude cuz if a bad weather deal hits, that bill will seem cheap. Fertilizer and diesel bill.  I damn sure don’t like this bill

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A Pile

Posted on July 15, 2019

Made a long venture to look at some goats this weekend.  Drove about 22 miles to the south pens of 2Sweet Livestock.  James had called and said he had some ready to look at.  Jemminy!!  Doe kids everywhere.  However, there is a pile of dang good doe kids.  It shouldn’t surprise anybody because the Sweet’s have bought fleets of bad ass doe kids to show for several years.  Now, they don’t have anybody showing and

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What to type?!?!?

Posted on July 12, 2019

Judging from the texts and calls on the album cover blog, I need to do more of that kind of stuff.  I do agree that Molly Hatchet had some wicked album covers and some cool songs.  My favorite Molly Hatchet tie is with Donnie Baker.  He hadn’t seen his dad in years but they made eye contact at a Molly Hatchet concert.  But, out of respect for the music, they nodded and went on about

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Album Covers

Posted on July 08, 2019

Remember those?  The cool art work that adorned a record cover, 8 track, cassette or CD.   A week or so ago, I was farming.  Big fun.  I have a bluetooth speaker that I use in the tractor and on the gator.  It plays tunes from my phone.  Depending on  the song, the album cover shows on my iPhone for each song.  Some of these are memorable, some forgettable, some are just out right art

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Learning Again–hit refresh

Posted on July 03, 2019

I do think that everyone of us should RE-learn things.  Or, at least RE-fresh. I know in the goat world, there are things that I don’t deal with on a daily basis.  example 1–Kids born with bluish-waterish eyes—Oh snap!  What was that stuff Jodi Seelke uses for this?  I text the expert, get a reply–“Quartermaster”.  Oh yeah, we have some of that in a drawer in the house–from the last time I asked her.  And

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Random Evening

Posted on June 29, 2019

Buck Crud We’ve been in the goat industry for more than 15 years.  The buck crud was not a part of the industry until the past 7 or 8 years.  Now….well, it is just part of the business.  I’m talking about that stuff that gets on their crotch, scrotum, rear two legs and belly.  Scaly, crusty, and not cool.  Most bucks start shooting blanks when they get this stuff.  My guess is the elevated temperature

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Advice

Posted on June 26, 2019

Never do anything that you wouldn’t want to have to explain to the paramedics.   Saw it somewhere and liked it.

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18 hours

Posted on June 22, 2019

I made an 18 hour quick round trip to Texas to pick up a critter or two.  I was flying solo, driving south into a very stiff wind and encountered quite a bit of road construction.  The road construction slowed me down, so I changed my dining plans.  Instead of lunch at Cooper’s in Llano, I ate supper.  It all worked out. Got to my destination, sorted through a pen of stock, loaded a couple,

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