Thoughts from Kelln


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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Posted on September 18, 2015

     I had plans on writing a really nifty piece of knowledge.  But, then, I made the mistake of clicking on a website that had a video of some chick that tricked Alex Trebeck, as in the long-time Jeaporday host, into reading the words “Turd Ferguson”.  Between the watching and the laughing, I lost the knowledge.  Yes, I admit that I can be immature.  But, Duke and I like to watch the SNL greatest

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Thank you. I think I’ll have another.

Posted on September 16, 2015

     Yes. Yes, I will.  Got word today that the res. div. 1 wether at the Kansas State Fair was sired by Big Rumour.  I know some breeders get worried about letting “their” genetics out.  I understand and I can agree.  On the other hand, whoever is looking to buy a buck might as well buy a good one from me.  Last I checked Kenneth Helms and Joe Raff are still in businesss, even

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Success continues

Posted on September 15, 2015

     I like getting messages about Rumour Has It kids or grand kids.  I recently got a message that Rumour Mill sired the res. grand at the South Dakota State Fair.  Rumour Mill is owned by Peterson Livestock and was purchased in aour April Fool’s Day sale in 2014.  Congrats!      Blood Pressure also sired a res. div. wether at the Kansas State Fair.  These young bucks are getting it done.  Congrats to

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Livestock Evaluation

Posted on September 14, 2015

      I like to judge livestock.  I like to look, compare, evaluate and run reasons through my head or out loud.  I then bid, buy, agree or disagree with those that are looking at the same stock that I am.  Regardless of species, I like to look at good stock.        Which brings us to this evenings 2016 Miss America pageant.  Normally, I could give 2 squirts of goose crap about

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Posted on September 13, 2015

     Congratulations are in order for the Foraker family in Kansas.  They have been real tough in the goat and sheep barn.  They have hung banners and are still striving to hang more.  They didn’t have they day that they hoped for, but they did have a day that will be hard to replicate.  To start this day at the Kansas State Fair, Kaci Foraker showed the res. div. 3 wether goat.  This was

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Posted on September 10, 2015

     It is a common question that I hear, “How do you come up with blog topics?”  Here is my reply.  It isn’t hard coming up with topics.  They surround us on a daily basis.  The hard part is finding the desire to sit down and put thought to paper (or keyboard).  I have some moods that aren’t conducive to writing.  I have some moods that mean that I should not be allowed around…well,

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Posted on September 09, 2015

       I need to go buy a lottery ticket as today has been my lucky day.  How lucky you ask?  Late one night this weekend, the Dragon Lady asked me, “Is the A/C making a funny sound?  Do you hear that?”  Unfortunately, the answers were YES and YES.  Well, it made it through the big Labor Day weekend.  All the way to about 2:03 am on Monday morning and then I heard the

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Labor Day Weekend

Posted on September 08, 2015

    Wow!  What a weekend!  It was a good weekend, but I am glad it is over.  These events take a lot of effort to setup, handle and then the cleanup.  We had a large crowd at the house Sunday evening.  A large time with lots of really good food.  There were piles of crustacean carcasses left from the shrimp and crawdads.  Several people got to try Duke’s purple taters for the first time. 

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