Thoughts from Kelln


Posted on June 03, 2015

     It is a well established fact that I like good music.  Especially hard hitting rock–big guitars, loud and cool lyrics.  But I really love the original outlaws–Waylon, Willie and the boys.  Once again, Duke and I were like Willie.  No, we didn’t spark one up, but we were on the road again.  Just burning up the ashphalt and looking at goats.        No matter where the road has taken us, dealling

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Good day

Posted on June 01, 2015

     Some days are better than others.  I didn’t get everything done on my sticky-note list, but it went well.  The sun shined, a mild breeze blew…basically it was a perfect day in paradise.  Then, we got busy.  Duke and I continue our conflict with the birds.  We had visitors.  We have had several visitors this past week.  Once they see Law & Order, the next question follows: “Is the K9 doe still alive?”

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Posted on May 30, 2015

      Everybody has a few.  Some have more.  Yeah, it was a good TV show.  I’m actually pretty selective about what I term a friend.  I’ve got one, maybe two, hopefully more than that.  I probably have more than I deserve.         I judge a friend by how that person would treat my family if I wasn’t around.  I would way rather somebody help Tammy and/or my kids than help

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Posted on May 27, 2015

     To be honest, I struggled with how to title this blog.  Normally, I don’t give a rat’s donkey about the title.  I have declared war, but in my small world, war is too big of a word.  Even though I’m pissed and want the enemy gone, dead and will hopefully never come back, war is not the proper word.  War, battle, etc are all terms associated with major events that cost human life.

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Posted on May 26, 2015

     GPS is a common acronym.  It stands for Global Positioning Satellite.  We use it in everyday life–your smartphone has GPS, vehicle navigation such as OnStar utilizes GPS and all of the autosteer guidance systems in tractors and combines work using GPS.        There are 40ish yearling heifers across the road from the house.  Dad makes sure that they always have high quality hay, lush native grass as well as graze off

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Memorial Day

Posted on May 25, 2015

    The sun is finally shining and I’m as happy as a bulldog pup that is face down in a fresh gopher mound.  We needed the rain, but it is nice to see some sun.  Fortunately for us, we have just had rain.  Other parts of OK and TX have had tornadoes, hail and flooding.  I feel for them.       After the 4 letter word post, I received several texts regarding proper

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4 Letter Words

Posted on May 21, 2015

      When dealing with livestock, there is a considerable amount of 4 letter words used.  Some are a necessity–bull, buck, boar, tank, barn, feed, crap, etc.  There are also 4 letter words used by some producers but not others.  I won’t type those on here but if you want to hear these words used in proper context, then feel free to come to our piece of paradise.       Then there are

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Posted on May 20, 2015

    The term “polock” has been a derogatory term for anybody that originated in Poland.  Heck, we all told polock jokes when we were a kid.  It’s okay to tell a Polock joke, but not one using other terms that regard race or religion.  My question is Why?  The Polish people have been huge contributors to modern society.  Look at their contributions to food–Haagen-Dazs ice cream, Nathan’s hot dogs and of course, the Polish

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Posted on May 19, 2015

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Posted on May 18, 2015

     All day long.  Have a good one.

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