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Thoughts from Kelln

Weekend

Posted on December 30, 2013

     Saturday was awesome in terms of weather.  I got quite a bit done around this little piece of paradise.  Several families brought goats.  I had to shut down early as the family was heading to Burlington to go eat at the Vintage House.  We met my hero–Jim Rhodes and his lovely wife and daughter, as well as the newly crowned DR. Mindi Clark and her husband Steve.  Steve has a pretty cool story

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Lucky

Posted on December 28, 2013

      Although I have never been accused of having a “happy-go-lucky” kind of personality, I consider myself to be luckier than most.  Most of my hardships were self inflicted and in turn resulted into HUGE positives.  Things like DUI, early parenthood, one bad eye, etc. turned out to be just road bumps that resulted in a better job, a wife of 20+ years and glasses that have one lense thicker than the other.

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Friday morning

Posted on December 27, 2013

Didn’t have to break ice.  The does and babies are cozy.  The wethers are blanketed and waiting for it to be 60 this afternoon.  And I’ve got nothing else on this fine morning.  Have a good day.

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Just stuff

Posted on December 26, 2013

      That trip OKC last saturday was not fun at all.  From Oakwood to Watonga was severely slick and dangerous.  There were 6 semis in the ditch in that 15 mile stretch.  Kela’s plane was delayed but she made it in just fine.  The TSO concert was off-the-hook good.  Tammy and I have seen them several times and they always put on a whale of a show.  Even with the horrible road conditions,

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Merry Christmas

Posted on December 25, 2013

     I hope everybody has a very Merry Christmas.  Remember why we have Christmas.  It isn’t about the gifts or the big dinners.   We had our traditional Kelln Christmas Eve at Shattuck last night.  The food was awesome and as usual there were some good stories told.  Today, we head to Tammy’s side.     I must have been good this year because I didn’t get any reindoor poop or coal in my

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Music

Posted on December 24, 2013

Happy Festivus!! One of the  highlights of the Christmas season is the music.  Some of these I listen to year-round.     10–It’s Beginning to Look a lot like Christmas–Bing Crosby 9–Mele Kalikimaka–Bing Crosby  (I hear this song and immediately think of the Christmas Vacation swimming pool scene) 8–Jingle Bell Rock–Bobby Helms 7–Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer–Elmo & Patsy 6–White Christmas–Bing Crosby  (think of the royaltys that his family is still collecting as

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It’s Here!!

Posted on December 21, 2013

    This is the day that we’ve been waiting on for several months.  Kela is finally coming home!!  Hopefully, California hasn’t corrupted her too bad.  We’re getting ready to “risk life and limb” and drive to OKC in this horrible weather to pick her up at the airport.  Then, we’re going to catch the Trans Siberian Orchestra concert while we are in the city.      I hope all of you people are as

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Phil 4 President

Posted on December 21, 2013

    This post has nothing to do with my thoughts on sexuality, race, religion or anything else.  We all know that if you want my thoughts on a subject, just ask me.  Whether I agree with Phil Robertson or not does not matter.  What I like about Phil Robertson is the fact that he knew that reporter was going to ask that question, he knew that there would be backlash and he didn’t change

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Dennis Leary

Posted on December 19, 2013

     Dennis Leary, the comedian and somewhat actor, had a song back in the early 90s titled, “I’m an a$$hole”.  I thought this song was funny.  I have been called this name before, and I won’t argue with anybody if they think that I am one.  But, its days like today that make me be one.       Is is a known fact that I am opinionated.  And I can always back up

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Not fun

Posted on December 18, 2013

     No matter what we do, none of us can avoid death.  It’s going to get all of us at some point.  It just isn’t fun when you have to deal with it on a personal note.  In honor of my buddy Tommy Milligan, I would have to say that the word of the day is sorrow.  Tommy lost his mother today.  She lost her battle but Tommy said that she went with ease.

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