Thoughts from Kelln

Project Visits

Posted on December 12, 2018

Once upon a time, as a younger ag teacher, I made regular rounds to see all livestock projects on a regular basis.  This wasn’t all bad but I quickly learned that it was better to load the stock and bring to a central location.  Don’t load the scales and haul from place to place.  Break the stock to drive, lead, etc.  Give them a bit of stress loading, unloading and riding in the trailer.  Expose

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Bills and Bobs

Posted on December 10, 2018

Bills.  Nobody likes a bill. But, you got to deal with them.  I wish that every bill showed up at the same time.  I don’t like writing bill checks but I would rather get it all done at once and be done for the month. Electric bill, feed bill, dumpster bill, semen storage bill (goats and cattle, not mine), tire repair bill, cell phone bill, internet bill and the list keeps going.  You all know

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Posted on December 07, 2018

Congratulations to the Shattuck Indian football team on winning their 11th state football championship.  All of those wins have came since 1991.  Yes, it is 8 man football, except for that ’91 win.  A win is a win.  And they had to beat a private school from the Tulsa area.  Money doesn’t always buy wins. This class of senior football boys have won 3 state championships in 4 years.  They lost in over-time in the

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Another Day

Posted on December 05, 2018

How about this president of yours and mine?  This dude might actually know what he is doing.  China is back to doing business with the US of A.  Long way to go, but no matter which side you are on, this guy is backing up his talk and tweets with actual deeds. However, I did buy some metal today.  And the price of that commodity has continued to go up.  At least it is American

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Posted on December 03, 2018

There was a concert in the fall of ’89 in Gallagher-Iba Arena at Oklahoma State University.  Ricky Van Shelton was the headliner and Clint Black was the next most important act.  And introducing Garth Brooks. A couple of years later, Garth returned to Stillwater with a big concert.       Dude, “Much too young to feel this damn old” is one of my all time favorite songs.  “The Dance” is one of my favorite

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Dec. 1, 2000

Posted on December 02, 2018

Today was just another busy Saturday.  We started the day dealing with mini herf cows.  Pulling cidrs and giving shots.  Then we did the same to some of Duke’s big cows.  We have to adjust the chute in between each type of cow.  Although, there is a pair of these mini herf cows that ain’t so mini.  They will weigh 1100-1200#.  We headed to the feed store to fill creep feeders and feed bins.  Then

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Going Off, Monopoly and other such crap

Posted on November 30, 2018

I have this blog for two reasons.  And both reasons are for my own use.  However, there are benefits and downfalls to me having this blog.  I shit-u-not.  I am very aware of the downfalls.  But, here we are.  Still at it. I also realize that there are 2, maybe 3 reasons, that any of you people read this stuff.  1–The chance that u might learn something.  2–cheap entertainment and 3–most are hoping, waiting for

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Tolerance, Racism, Bullying, etc…

Posted on November 28, 2018

I watched a tv program on this fine evening that covered all of the aforementioned topics plus some.  It was just an hour long program but it covered hot button topics of current times.  This show identified issues of racism, bullying, tolerance of others and finding a place for each and every soul.  The current year is 2018 but this tv show was made in 1964. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. Yes, it is one of

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Break’s over

Posted on November 26, 2018

I had been needing a break for a few days.  I kind of got one.  Wednesday was hooked up solid. Thursday was all Thanksgiving.  But, I never got in a vehicle. Friday, hooked up all day long on random stuff.  I wasn’t even sure what to do with a day that I did not have to be somewhere.  So, I took care of stuff at home and made a couple of project visits.  And I

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And then…..tacos?!

Posted on November 24, 2018

I hope that all of you people had as good of a Thanksgiving Day as what I did.  I smoked 2 turkeys per request from the Kelln females.  I forgot to check my stash of spices and rubs.  I was out of what I usually use on turkey. So, I piled into the kitchen and made my own rub.  When, I thought that it was close, I had Duke taste it.  Official taste test. I

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