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Thoughts from Kelln

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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Weekend

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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Loss

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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More fair results

Posted on September 29, 2015

     I got word from favorite Nebraskan that Big Rumour had sired the res. grand market doe at the Ak-Sar-Ben show.  Ron Simonson has had a banner year with the Big Rumour kids.  I got word today that a Rumour Has It x Joe Dirt wether named “Mike” was grand at the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair in Ft. Smith.       This past Saturday was the State Fair of Oklahoma.  This isn’t a true

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Wicked Cool!

Posted on September 28, 2015

     We are outside watching this supermoon total eclipse of a blood moon that hasn’t happened since 1982 and won’t happen again until 2033 or something like that.  I’ve been watching through some hi-end binoculars that I got for Christmas several years ago. Tammy has her camera out.  And Duke….well, Duke has a .22 rifle with a tactical light shining into the night looking for the big skunk.  He isn’t happy with the two

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Just Wrong

Posted on September 25, 2015

      I know this deal may seem a bit wrong.  But, it actually isn’t.  Livestock observation is a must.  Especially with bucks and then when you throw in an ET flush program, now you better pay attention.        I have programmed two donors for this next flush (hear that sound of money getting ready to leave my account–it is already circling like a turd that just isn’t ready to head down).

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NFL

Posted on September 21, 2015

     There are two college teams that I keep up with–Oklahoma State and Notre Dame.  I like the Cardinals and Red Sox when it comes to major league baseball.  But, in reality, I just like going to MLB ballparks.  I have never been a big basketball fan.  Actually, that statetment isn’t true.  I spent a lot of time watching the Arnett girls play 6 on 6 basketball back in the late 80s.  I keep

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A glimpse of BigFoot

Posted on September 18, 2015

“Sometimes I think the surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere in the universe is that none of it has tried to contact us.” “The truth is, most of us discover where we are headed when we arrive.” “Our idea of relaxing is all too often to plop down in front of the television set and let its pandering idiocy liquify our brains.  The mind is like a car battery– it recharges by running.  You

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