Thoughts from Kelln

Sr. Usage

Posted on February 10, 2017

I have a tendency to roll things around in my brain as I am driving down the road.   Yesterday, as I was in a hurry to get back to Shattuck, I was thinking about my substitute teacher.  I had told him that I would be back by 1 but now it looked more like 2:30.  Crap!  I was hoping that this wasn’t going to screw up his plans and then I was like, “Dang.

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Posted on February 09, 2017

Tammy and I had to journey to Waynoka today.  It was tough.  We, along with hundreds of others, had the tough job of attending a funeral.  It was a ceremony for a great kid from a great family that was only months away from graduating OSU and then marrying his high-school sweetheart/best friend.  I had the honor of watching our friend Allan Poe handle the tough job of the eulogy.  He did great.  RIP Layne

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Posted on February 03, 2017

I routinely write/talk about restaurants from my travels.  But sometimes, one can leave out a great one that is a regular stop.  Rafy’s Tacos in Shattuck is awesome.  Small scale, big time good.  I have always eaten their tacos–either asada or barbacoa beef.  But tonight, I had the green sauce beef enchiladas.  AWESOME!!  They’ve also got me hooked on pineapple Jarito’s for my drink there. If you are in need of tacos, and it is

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Punksy Phil

Posted on February 02, 2017

I just watched those dudes in top hats and tails drag a groundhog out of his hole on Gobbler’s Knob.  According to them, Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, so here we go with 6 more weeks of winter. I guess Feb. 1 was a holiday as well.  Some people get a little bit too excited about national football signing day.  This is kind of liking declaring a major show winner on sale day.  There is

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Monday, Monday, Monday

Posted on January 31, 2017

I am back among the living.  I spent all of last week trying to keep from getting this flu bug.  Last Monday hit me hard as I was SORE!  But I though that it was a result of running a chain saw, hauling limbs and being fat and out of shape.  By Monday evening, I felt rough.  Over the next couple of days, I made it through the day.  Then back home to crash for

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Good Stuff

Posted on January 26, 2017

I’ve had several calls the past week or two wanting to know what to use to add some cover to their wethers.  There are several options that we like to use.  1–Up the GO juice.  2–Glu-Coat–the cattle glu-coat.  This stuff will help appettites and will add cover.  Better be careful because too much will get them spongy.  3–High Noon brand Shine Em Up.  Used heavily in the sheep ring.  It will add cover.  It’s all

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And on the 8th day…

Posted on January 23, 2017

we got power back on.  Only 8 days without electricity.  Sure, it was a bit of an inconvenience and I have spent a pile on gasoline for the generator, but it really wasn’t that bad.  Hats off to the crews that have been working to get the power back on for this part of the world.   Several things have happened during this power outage.  At some point in time, the Russians hacked this website.

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Next Time

Posted on January 18, 2017

We have a lot of large 40-60 year old Elm trees around our place.  Every time that we have a wind storm or ice, I get to haul off a lot of branches.  Every time this happens, I tell Tammy, “Next time, I am buying a grapple for the tractor.”  Well, next time is here.  I bought one and used it just long enough to clear the road.   Next time there is a storm

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Vanilla Ice

Posted on January 14, 2017

It is a crappy song but I still kind of like it.  You know the song “Ice, Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice.  It is a catchy ditty.  Ding, ding, ding, da, da, ding, ding.   The Ice Armageddon finally hit OK on this fine day.  Thankfully, it wasn’t near what the media had predicted.  It was actually a Vanilla Ice storm.  Pretty basic.  Thank goodness, there is no wind.  We’ve got about a 1/4″ of

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Posted on January 12, 2017

I watched an actual episode of Law & Order SVU tonight. I had only really watched reruns on USA channel at 4am. Cool. I do have a new favorite TV show. Forged in Fire on the history channel. This is a well made reality program that shows people using blacksmith skills. It’s pretty cool. I guess there was a goat show in Denver today.

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