Thoughts from Kelln

I like that story

Posted on August 20, 2018

No, I didn’t get my part.  Yes, it is supposed to be here on Monday afternoon.  YOU DANG SKIPPY that I got my donuts.  I bought a dozen fresh Daylight donuts.  I ate one.  Let some seniors eat some of them.  Then we had a bit of economics lesson on the last three.  It is called supply and demand.  I sold the first one for $3.  Then the next two brought a dollar each.  I

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2 minutes

Posted on August 17, 2018

It is amazing how 2 minutes….and a wrong decision….can change your day or for that matter, week.  Nothing really bad happened but 2 minutes could make a difference.  I know of numerous times that I wish that I would have walked into the kidding barn 2 minutes earlier. This afternoon, we had a big project that involved using the plasma cam.  On the first run, it cut like crap.  I checked settings, connections, torch and

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It Happens

Posted on August 15, 2018

What happens?  It.  And it also rhymes with…. Mama always said, “If you ain’t got nothing good to say than don’t say nothing.”  My mom didn’t say that as she does not nor has she ever talked like that. But, there are a lot of times that she told me to shut my mouth.  And I probably should have listened.  But I didn’t.  Now, is not one of those times.  I really don’t have much

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Sale Barn

Posted on August 13, 2018

Sometimes, it feels better to haul a couple of turds off as opposed to selling some high dollar goats.  Piece of mind is worth a lot.  So, I finally found time when a sale barn is open to haul some crapper goats from my house and several others. Last week, a middle school kid hit me up, and said, “Mr. Kelln, I need to sell Bodie and Utah.”  Good, it’s about time was my thoughts.

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Posted on August 09, 2018

In America, one of the the most often used acronyms is a four letter unit known as ESPN.   Yes, the sports conglomerate that dominates all things sports.  Some of their stuff is awesome, namely the 30for30 spots that they have done. I am of the age that remembers ESPN when it got started.  It was the first time that I watched Australian Rules Football, rugby, poker and arena football.  They also had the friday

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Posted on August 07, 2018

I’m a bit stand-off-ish and can seem like an ass.  Fine by me.  I have many acquaintances but only a few that I consider true friends.  I’m talking about people that will help others before they worry about themselves.  The stock show world has led my family to become friends with a family that fits this bill.  And when I say a stock show family, I am talking about one of the very best stock

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-igan and dang disconcerting

Posted on August 06, 2018

I’ve been several thousand miles the past couple of weeks, chasing several species of animals.  But I have noticed that the two comedians that make me belly laugh, every time that I hear them, both end in  -igan.  That would be Jim Gaffigan and Kathleen Madigan.  Those two humans can bring some funny to the xm radio.  They both have a bit of Irish and I would bet a bit of Catholic. (a LOT)  

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Posted on August 01, 2018

The feel, appearance or consistency of a surface or substance.   I’m a texture person.   I can work on engines or equipment but I don’t like it.  Why?  I don’t like the feel of grease or oil. Onions are food that I will eat but only in certain ways.  At the house that I grew up in, those people treat onion like it is a food group.  Lots of onions.  I don’t mind “some”

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That title just sounds wrong.  And it probably is.  But hold on and follow me down this curvy road.  It might get long.  But you can always go do something else if you don’t want to read this crap.  However, this could be fun. It never fails.  If Duke and I are both gone at the same time, something goes wrong in paradise.  Friday night, Duke and I headed out on an adventure.  That left

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Goat Island

Posted on July 26, 2018

I’ve never been very good at what to charge to sell for other people.  Probably, because for many years, I did not see this goat thing as a business.  That and I have always liked helping people.  I have always known what it cost me to produce them and raise them.  But what is the value of me selling them?  Or reselling them? For years, I bought lots of wethers and a few does.  This

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