Thoughts from Kelln


Posted on October 24, 2015

    We survived a trip to Kansas City.  It was a good trip and was probably the deepest set of goats that I have seen shown at Kansas City.  Duke and I didn’t fare so well in the show, but we had a large time.           I could start with the pre-show report or I could just give a show report.  The pre-show report is way more fun.    

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We’re Due!!

Posted on October 19, 2015

      We haven’t got just plumb dang random on here in a while.  Let’s get random and cover a variety of topics.      I am going to start with the dangdest ending to a football game that I have ever seen.  I like the football coach Jim Harbaugh.  I liked watching him play for the Colts and I really like his coaching style–effective, wins and does not care what others think.  He

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Fall break

Posted on October 16, 2015

      It is fall break in Oklahoma.  Which does not mean a day off?  Practice at the Ag Building, deliver some online goats, sent a few turds to the sale barn, back to Fargo to look at some wethers, drilled some triticale, sorted some goats, load the trailer and head to Pfeiffer’s to deliver a few more goats and maybe find a bargain.        Speaking of turds, I stopped in at

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Old Proverb

Posted on October 15, 2015

      Too many irons in the fire.  That would be me.  Tuesday was wicked busy as Blue & Gold/DJs money was coming in, we were hosting the Woodward PI group Opening Ceremonies/Greenhand Quiz contest.  The Woodward PI Group is  all of the FFA chapters in Woodward, Ellis, Harper and Dewey counties.  And in between, I took a group of kids to help cover silage pits at the feedlot north of town.  And some

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Posted on October 13, 2015

       It was a FUN day at Shattuck High School.  First, I’ve been in Tulsa for the past week.  Next, I realize now that there were 3 football games on this Monday night schedule.  And…And….and did I mention that this was Blue & Gold/DJs meat sales delivery day.  It wasn’t a fun day, but it actually went fairly smooth.  Great Help always makes things go better.  Tomorrow, opening ceremonies/greenhand quiz contests at Shattuck.

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Week @ Tulsa

Posted on October 12, 2015

     I’ve been away from the keyboard for almost a week.  The world is probably a smarter place as a result.   I have been at Tulsa since last Monday morning.  How did Tulsa go?      Well, the Shattuck FFA faired well.  We did very well in the FFA exhibit building with grass boards, photography, news boards and horticulture type stuff.  Lots of grands and reserves.        The livestock judging contest

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Posted on October 05, 2015

     This has NOT been a fun weekend, although there were some highlights.  I woke up about 1 am on Friday morning and hurt all over.  I felt like stomped dog crap.  I wasn’t sick to my stomach and no headache.  I just hurt.  I stumbled through Friday and then crashed on the couch Friday about 3:45pm  till Saturday morning.  This meant that I missed steaks and good times at Charlie’s with friends and

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Not my words

Posted on October 02, 2015

The following words are not mine.   I saw this on facebook and I appreciate what the author is saying.  I think it applies to all species of livestock. “Long-Necked, Freaky-Fronted Females Need Not Apply In 1971 the Canadian Rock Group, Five Man Electrical Band, released the song “Signs” which popularized the line “Long Haired Freaky People Need Not Apply”. While this song was fighting the “establishment”, I feel the show ring of today is

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Circling….like a flush

Posted on October 01, 2015

     Yes, we had a flush today.  I traveled to Schneberger’s. It was good.  The flushes….not so good.          But it was still good.  I took two older, proven does.  You know, the kind that should be flushed.  Sure, they are 8 years old.  I got a bit of a lecture during the first flush, that it is a waste of time to flush a doe older than 5 years of

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Posted on September 30, 2015

      Everybody has a loss.  It is a part of life.  I can’t explain it nor can you.  It happens.  We don’t have to like it and we can’t change it, but it still happens.  I lost a cousin.  He was also a trusted advisor as he was one of the best welders in this part of the world.  I lost a friend that I liked to BS with about things, nothing, everything.

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