Thoughts from Kelln


Posted on November 16, 2016

It should have been a Monday.  It felt like a Monday.  The day started early and then it went downhill from there.  First and foremost, I am not happy with my wife’s son.  For numerous reasons.  But, that will work itself out.  He’s not happy that he doesn’t have a fun anymore and hunting season is on hiatus until we are happy with him.   At one point today, the plasmacam, the chop saw and

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Posted on November 14, 2016

I have known that we were caught in a circle of Not Getting Much Rain area for quite some time now.  After driving to San Angelo this weekend, I now realize that we are in a very isolated area of no rain.  Man, the dryland cotton looks wicked good. Cecil Book told me that they have had 15″ of rain since August 1.  That is almost a years worth in 3 months!   The 1/4″

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Posted on November 10, 2016

I enjoyed the Disney movie Frozen.  Excellent movie, but not the greatest Disney movie of all time.  That title goes to the Lion King.  Not only is the Lion King the best animated movie of all time, that flick is also in the Kelln top 10 of all time.  Even if you want to argue with me, you can’t.  That movie was and forever shall be one of the all time greats.   Speaking of

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Posted on November 09, 2016

I was at the polls before 7 am. And I wasn’t first in line.  There was a line, in Fargo, OK to vote.  I love it. Well, I didn’t see these results coming.  I didn’t have much faith in the east or west coasts regarding the presidential election.  For that matter, I just didn’t have a lot of faith in the system itself.  But, we are getting a new POTUS.  He may not be ideal,

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Vote 4 President!

Posted on November 08, 2016

I like to follow sports.  I enjoy the storylines.  Although, the Dragon Lady and I follow the St. Louis Cardinals, it was hard to not cheer for the Cubs to win the world series.  I’m glad that their curse is broken.   When Law & Order:SVU gets done at 5 am, I flip the channel to 143 and watch Mike & Mike in the Morning.  According to this bastion of valid information, the Cubs parade

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Posted on November 07, 2016

I never thought that I would miss the usual tv commercials.  You know Flo from progressive, the Geico lizard, Farmers insurance, all of Aaron Rodgers and Peyton Manning various ads and the mutliple different ads for erectile dysfunction.  But, I would rather watch those commercials than these hillary, Trump and all of these state question ads.  Election season has to be profitable for tv, radio and magazine ad sales.   Lots of dollars spent on

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Another Hectic Day

Posted on November 03, 2016

I’m ready for a break.  But today was not that day.  I made some rounds after school, picked up pig feed and then headed out to sort through a 150+ Hereford heifers.  It was actually a great evening to sort cattle.  NO wind.  Then, home to do chores. Now, I have the tube on, watching the world series.   There was a school assemby today. I have a history of not attending most of these

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I want

Posted on November 01, 2016

I want to live in a place that the wind does not blow 350 days out of the year.  This is getting old….real old!  I love the movie Animal House.  I always enjoy the line when Dean Wormer tells Flounder, as he is kicking him out of college, “Fat, drunk and stupid is no way to go through life.”  Likewise, Hot, Dry and Windy is no way to make it an agricultural setting–crops or livestock.

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Posted on October 31, 2016

Hitting submit the other night has turned in to an almost cathartic moment. Boom!  It’s done and out there.  I even had the Dragon Lady proofread it for me (and she hates the blog).  Nobody should have been offended.  If offended, that’s your problem.  I/We will help people, but it is now on our terms.  I shoud have done this years ago.  I will reminisce on occassion about those Sunday afternoons when there were piles

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Survey says…

Posted on October 28, 2016

Some of you in my age demographic or older will remember Richard Dawson on the gameshow Family Feud.  He would lean next to the contestant (closer if it was a hot female) as they answered the question.  Then there would be a smarmy joke or two and then he would turn to the big board and say “Survey says..”. After serving an in depth tour of duty with a John Deere dealership, I have become

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