Thoughts from Kelln

May the 4th be with you!

Posted on May 05, 2020

It is the 4th of May and it may be time to do something about the extra hair.  Yes, shag is popular in the stock show world but I’m not going to be up for auction or entered into any stock shows.  My appearance is starting to resemble a scruffy-looking, nerf herder.  Shaved–3 weeks ago.  Haircut–February. Try not.  Do or do not.  There is no try.  I’m not trying to make good goats, I’m doing

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Way Wicked Random

Posted on May 04, 2020

That’s how my last few days have been. On Thursday, I had a ZOOM meeting that lasted longer than expected.  Then I had some goat shoppers show up.  They bought a doe kid that I really didn’t want to sell…but I really wanted her in good hands.  So, she got a new home that I’m excited about. I’ve got a train wreck kind of goat kid that I really like but it’s taking some work

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Never seen before

Posted on May 01, 2020

Let’s face it.  All of us in the goat world have a story or twelve of things that we have never seen before and will probably never see again.  Goats are the worst when it comes to these amazing things but it happens in all species of livestock. Tonight, I had a double whammy. First, I was trying to sort some calves.  The first batch went really well.  The next batch was a pain in

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Eye in the Sky

Posted on April 29, 2020

I could go off writing about conspiracy theories–china, covid BS, government stuff, etc.  Nope.  Instead, name me a song that came from the Eye in the Sky record that is relevant today.   Hunhhhn???   Come on.  Come on. How is a record that came out in 1982 relevant today?   Those that know, already know.   That Alan Parsons Project record contained a song called “Sirious” which was used by the Chicago Bulls for

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Wicked Random

Posted on April 28, 2020

Over the past almost decade of posting crap on here, the consistently most-read ones are the random stuff.  Now, granted, the top tens and and the ones where I go off, are always chart toppers.  But, there are only so many top tens and I do need to limit the “going off” specials.   So, let’s get random. Today, without a doubt, I was the most popular person to visit in Shattuck, America. Wait?  What?

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Posted on April 24, 2020

The stock show industry as a whole is guilty but I think the show goat industry might be the worst.  Most often, I feel that the production side gets over-looked.  Traits like kid size, fertility, consistency and most important, maternal traits.  Especially milk production. Most of what we have kidded in March and April are first timers.  Most were purchased from BIG name firms (and none were bargains).  Most are trying to be good mothers,

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If you have read these posts before, this one is retarded.  If you are new, just click to a different website.   There are so many cool movie lines.  However, there are some that just don’t fit on a t-shirt but you know $h!t is getting ready to happen when you hear them.   “Muster the rohirrim!” The Return of the King.  When you hear Theodin utter these words, you know the fight is now

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Posted on April 21, 2020

All of us now have new definitions of what essential actually is? Obviously, anybody selling ass-wipe, booze, eggs and vegetable plants are dang sure essential.  Our greenhouse sale has gone really well.  It’s crazy how many people are hunting vegetable plants.  Tammy has been like a non-commission drug dealer.  She’s been hunting and gathering plants and then dispersing them to whomever had hollered out a need. I tilled up garden spots today.  And, the mail

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Climate, weather & movies

Posted on April 17, 2020

“First of all, don’t make fun of the weather here, and don’t say the weather is the same all the time here.  Because it’s not.  In fact, the wind is two MPH slower today than yesterday.”   “Well, thank you, Roosevelt. What’s the weather like out there?” “It’s WINDY!  Damn WINDY!  Real WINDY!” “Well, tell me what it feels like.” “Fool, it’s WINDY!  I told you again!”   There are mornings when I walk outside and

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Current Climate

Posted on April 16, 2020

And no, I’m not talking about global warming.  Your ex-vp spouted enough about global warming and still, that has yet to come true. I’m talking about the current climate in today’s US of A.  Most of us do not know of anybody that actually tested positive for the rona.  Yet, some of you are in a panic over toilet paper.  Me,  I have a CHRISTmas gift bag full of socks with holes.  I was supposed

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