Thoughts from Kelln

Tuesday night…What?

Posted on September 04, 2014

      Well, it feels like Tuesday night.  But it is actually Wednesday night.  Labor/Memorial Day can throw a well-balanced person off-balance.  Then, you throw my personal stupidity into action, and as far as I am concerned, I’m tall, my dad is always right and I really do live in paradise.  At least, I’m right on 2 out of 3.         I think that I will stop because if I was

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Doe kids

Posted on September 03, 2014

       During the end of April, May & June, it got to the point where I didn’t even want to see what the does dropped.  OH?! (sigh)  More doe kids.  It just became NOT fun.  Throw in the HIGH percentage of doe kids out of the herd purchased from Teddy Harrison and there was a pile of females.  And I’m not keeping but 1 or 2.         Now, we are

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Best of the West

Posted on September 02, 2014

      Another sale is in the books as the the Best of the West sale was on Labor Day.  I am pleased with how it went.  We had a great crowd, excellent set of goats and the food was killer good.       We sold 49 head -11 does and 38 wethers.  Prices were good for buyers and sellers alike.  There were some bargains to be had and hopefully, they went to good

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Fiesta & Fighters of Foo

Posted on August 30, 2014

     There is a Friday Night Fiesta going on in San Angelo. Sounds like lots of $s changing hands.  Good.  It’s good for the industry.  I was going, but then it was like, “You dumb son-of-a–, WHY?”  Sometimes, you just have to step back, and realize, there is enough going on at home.  STAY HOME!          And I did. But the Dragon Lady left for the evening.  Just Duke and I

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Posted on August 29, 2014

     One, as in single.  Yes, I know, this should be #5, but tonight it is UNO.  I’ve dealt with kids and parents non-stop for 20 plus years.  With animals and without.  As we near the year 2020,  there are more and more single parent kids in this world.  When, I say single parent, I literally mean one parent, UNO, Eins, ONE.  Just one parent involved in the uprbringing of the kids.    

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Posted on August 28, 2014

However you want to put it, 4 for 4.  Four-Quatro-Vier (which in German is said “Fier”, like fear).  We are on a streak.  Four days in a row.  Better go look for a 4 leaf clover.        Some of you may know that I really like listening to Jerry Clower.  The guy became famous just telling personal life stories and tying them to truisms.  And he was clean. He was a character, but

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3 for 3

Posted on August 27, 2014

      Like a hitter on a hot streak, I’m 3 for 3.  Three days in a row dispensing quality info.   Today’s topic du jour–Some things just ain’t right.  Exhibit A is the four new flavors of Lay’s potato chips.  Never mess with a hot streak.  When it’s good, it’s real good.  And Lay’s is making concoctions that aren’t meant to be.   Bacon Mac & Cheese–I love bacon & I like mac

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Oh Lucky Day

Posted on August 26, 2014

     So, here it is.  Two blogs, two days in a row.  You better go buy a lottery ticket as it is your lucky day.  I am just packed full of worthwhile info.  First, the favorite daughter was pretty stoked to get to pick up the Emmy Award tickets for her bosses.  She had them in hand.  I’ve got pics.  No.  She didn’t get to attend the Emmy’s, but the people that she works

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Where the? What the?

Posted on August 25, 2014

     RUSM?  The weekend is gone.  That’s as messed up as an upside down tackle box.  Where did it go?  What happened?  SIx months ago, I had big plans for this weekend.  I had plans to take a buck and a doe to the TWBDS in Fredericksburg.  Then I changed careers.  Then I added a job to my existing career.  Then, last Saturday, the doe that I had broke to show and ready to

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Just quotes?

Posted on August 21, 2014

  “I’m sorry, if you were right, I’d agree with you.”  Robin Williams   “When I’m good, I’m very good.  But when I’m bad, I’m better.”  Mae West   “I have noticed that even people who claim everything is pre-determined and that we can do nothing to change it, look before they cross the road.”  Stephen Hawking   “If A is a success in life, then A equals X plus Y plus Z;  X is

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