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Luke Perry’s Death Reminds Me to Live All Out

Luke Perry’s Death Reminds Me to Live All Out

Luke Perry
Luke Perry in 2018

The recent death of actor Luke Perry has served me a solemn reminder to live all out – just like every day is my last. Luke’s death also makes me extra grateful for each day I wake up – and for every opportunity that comes my way.

He was only 53 years old – 3 years younger than I. Apparently he had some back problems that had him not able to be as active as he wanted. I can sympathize, as I have dealt with chronic pain centered around herniated discs in my neck for almost 30 years. It’s not something I would wish on anyone.

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Rest in Peace Deirdre Carroll

Rest in Peace Deirdre Carroll

This morning while aimlessly scrolling through Facebook, I learned that we have lost the amazing Deirdre Carroll. Condolences and positives vibes go out to Bill Hanot and their filmmaker daughter Cassidy Carroll. While we were not close, we were friends and she was always so kind to me. One of my fondest memories of Deirdre… Continue Reading

What is YOUR Personal Mantra?

What is YOUR Personal Mantra?

Today I get the awesome experience of having to exercise my patience and flexibility. Both need the exercise – badly. Last night when going to bed, my beautiful wife just happened to mention to me that her personal yoga instructor was coming over today. I asked her what time – she said “7”. In the… Continue Reading

Joe Connector Kennedy’s Goals – December 25, 2018

I’ve been threatening myself to re-write my goals for some time now. Not sure what my hangup is – perhaps I’m scared that I’ll achieve them too fast and constantly need to update them …. But isn’t that the point? Since today is Christmas, I thought that I would give myself a gift by actually… Continue Reading

Stacia Kennedy in NW Asian Weekly Mother’s Day Article

Stacia Kennedy in NW Asian Weekly Mother’s Day Article

I was just googlin around and came across this Mother’s Day article from Northwest Asian Weekly.  My beautiful wife was quoted about her experience as being a young single mother after the birth of Makaya. It’s also interesting to note that my mother’s friend and former co-worker Akemi was also featured in the article. She’s… Continue Reading