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Thoughts from Kelln

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Posted on March 26, 2014

       Tried like heck to leave work in time to make it to Duke’s baseball game(s) tonight.  Had several calls that said that they were on their way to look at the goats for sale.  I detoured quickly as the first one is a younger one that dang sure knows good livestock and I will always try to take care of a kid that is trying to forge their way in any facet

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Vacation

Posted on March 25, 2014

      I used 5 days of vacation in order to attend the OYE.  Left before 5 am last Monday morning and got home late Friday night.  Although it was termed a “vacation”, it wasn’t exactly relaxing.  Rolled right into a weekend consisting of washing, shearing, clipping, photoing and showing goats to people.  Throw in moving does into kidding barn and there hasn’t been any down time.  Now, it’s back to work.    

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Benefit Auction

Posted on March 24, 2014

     The Emily & Hallie Cooper Benefit Auction will take place on March 25th on oklahomashowgoats.com.  If you haven’t heard the tragic story involving the loss of these girls parents in a short time span, then go to the banner on that website and check out the auction.  There are 156 items listed.  There has been an overwhelming amount of stuff donated.  Too much for an online sale, so there will also be a

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OYE

Posted on March 23, 2014

     For those of you that don’t know, OYE stands for the Oklahoma Youth Expo.  I will put this show up against any of the majors in terms of depth of quality.  Why?  One reason is that there is not a more retarded breed of show addicts than OKIES.  Two, the Texans can spread out amongst a pile of majors, large districts and high paying counties.  Add in, that in Texas, if you win

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St. Patrick’s Day

Posted on March 17, 2014

    It is actually still St. Patrick’s Day eve and I am well behaved.  Monday, March 17, there is a chance that the wheels will fall off.  It is now OYE time.  It’s time to get serious, just not too serious.         I knew that picture would crop up again.  I don’t pose for very many pics, but back on July 4th, Braden took a shot of me with ol tag

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Winners

Posted on March 16, 2014

      Some people just know how to win.  Doesn’t matter if it is stock shows, sports, academics, music, business, etc.  Some people are just consistently successful.  Hard work, desire, luck (as in the harder you work, the luckier you get).  I’ve been sitting on this blog post for about a year.  I didn’t want to jinx anybody.         Rewind, to March 2013 and I had a post about watching Lora

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Protocol

Posted on March 14, 2014

     I don’t understand the proper protocol of this facebook crap.  Who do you friend request?  Who do you confirm?  What’s appropriate?  I guess that I will do this deal like I have done everything else in my life.  I’ll do it until I screw it up and then I’ll fix it and not do that same mistake again.  It’s a little bit scary when you confirm or friend request and that person immediateley

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The day after

Posted on March 13, 2014

     Yes, I have survived a full day after setting up a facebook account.  I will also admit that I am guilty.  Yes, I got done with chores last night and came to the computer and clicked on a website–not the Chive or oklahomashowgoats as has always been my routine.  I went straight to facebook to see if I had any new friends.        Don’t be expecting me to write anything on

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Updated

Posted on March 12, 2014

     This facebook deal is absolutely retarded.  I don’t have a clue what I am doing and I don’t enjoy doing something that I don’t know what I am doing.  I don’t like the website fundamentals of facebook, but the software is OBVIOUSLY scary effective.  How the heck does it know to list me to all of these people?  I will gladly buy a goat from the first goat breeder that “accepted” me.  And,

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Howling

Posted on March 12, 2014

…like a gutshot Comanche in an old western movie.  That would describe the wind that hit this piece of paradise this afternoon.  It is blowing relentlessly. What lilttle soil moisture that we had from the little bit of snow is now gone.  But enough about the weather.        My dad saw my last feed bill.  “I don’t know how you afford to feed that high dollar stuff.”  Goats have an inverse ratio as

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