Thoughts from Kelln

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Posted on May 10, 2019

I have been sicker than all get out since Monday night.  No gut problems.  Just severe aches and wicked, wicked chills and shakes.  I’ve still taken care of business but I have managed to steer clear of people.   I told Tammy to shoot me on Tuesday and Wednesday.  I’m still surprised that she didn’t take me up on it.  I think that she had a guilty conscience.  Because I have since found out that

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Big Day!

Posted on May 07, 2019

I went to my job for a bit this morning.  Made it to the weekly teacher’s meeting.  Kind of a big accomplishment since the weather has jacked up the Shattuck school calendar for the last week or two.  Why?  Well…between softball and baseball state tourneys and tri-state music and state FFA convention and state track and….I’m not sure about the complete educational journey of any kid in Shattuck but the extra-curricular activities is second to

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Stupid Grins

Posted on May 06, 2019

It is that time of year.  Baccalaureate sessions and graduations.  Lots of people will have stupid grins on their faces as others make them stand still for pictures.  Kids, parents, grandparents….anybody tied to a graduate. I got in from the kidding barn and I kind of had a stupid grin on my face.  I actually did some physical labor this weekend and cleaned pens.  And I like watching some of these kids.  As a huge

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Gladness & Sadness

Posted on May 03, 2019

I’m Back!!!  I apologize to those that have clicked to here looking for something.  But I have had way too many irons in the proverbial fire.  Something had to give and guess what…this blog was it. I have a lot of gladness that the State FFA convention is done.  YESSS!!!!!    I’m glad to be done with CDE contests, proficiency awards, speech contests, star interviews, scholarship apps, entry deadlines & on & on & on.

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I do not know

Posted on April 29, 2019

Where to begin…..there is so much about the goat industry that I do not understand  (maybe: that should have been spelled knot?) Yes, that would make more sense.   For what I know about the current goat business….it is all KNOTTED up like two dogs in the front yard.  Yep–they are happy.  Yes, somebody is going to have to get a water hose to spray them.   Yes, some parties will be glad–not happy.  

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kuhl enuff 4 me

Posted on April 25, 2019

March 7.  That was the last time that I had a hair cut.  I’m not a prideful person when it comes to my hair.  I still have it.  It is getting grayer and grayer.  I have more than my YOUNGER brothers which is further proof that I am genetically superior.  I needed a haircut as it was getting so thick that a cap didn’t fit properly. So, I went to get my haircut this afternoon.

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Colors and stuff

Posted on April 23, 2019

Colors are important in the day2day life of most people.  I like orange and black.  It doesn’t make me buy more of something but I do like the colors. I also like green.  Actually, I really like the green color of 100 dollar bills.  I also like green grass, green tractors and such.  There is a reason that John Deere stuff is worth more. I like the colors pink, black, blue and OH, I really

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Posted on April 20, 2019

One only has to deal with either of my offspring to realize that being hard-bearded, driven, draw a line in the dirt, goal oriented issues–is a genetic trait.  I will take the blame for this.  Is this a Kelln trait or derived from the Schneider side?  How about double-bred on the sire side.  Now, throw in some genetics from the maternal side.  What do you get?  Two damn great kids if you ask the Dragon

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Remind Me

Posted on April 18, 2019

It is getting late on this evening that was filled with tornados.  Nothing serious, but my parents sent cell phone pics of 2 funnels in the same picture.  Luckily, nobody was hurt. I got home from a speech contest and headed to the kidding barn.  I enjoyed a break from kidding this winter, but I am kind of glad that there are babies on the place.   I poured feed in pans, put hay with

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Posted on April 16, 2019

Is there a correction in the marketplace?  Personally, I think that we had already seen the correction and my buck sale is proof.  Wait?  What?  When? Look at the wether sales the past year and this current year.  There has been quite a high percentage of wethers selling for $7,500 and up.  And then there is a bunch at the $2,000 and down.  There is not many selling for 2-7K.  There is a STRONG market

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