Kennon-Green & Co. Global Asset Management, Wealth Management, and Investment Advisory

Disney Biography and Snow White Poisoned Apple Mug on Joshua Kennon's Desk

Twenty-Four Years: Disneyland, the Carnation Cafe, a Poisoned Apple, and Thoughts on Life

I’ve always been introspective.  Over the past year, though, I find that I am spending more time examining my life so far; re-evaluating decisions, trying to gain additional insight from my experiences, and really being honest about what I want for the rest of the time I’ve been gifted.  I think there several reasons for this.

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Mount Olympus Awards X-Factor Varsity Jackets for Marcus Canty

Tonight, 13 to 18 Million Viewers Watched Marcus Canty Share the Stage with Mount Olympus Awards Varsity Jackets and Varsity Letters During the X-Factor Live Show

Last week, Simon Cowell’s new show, X-Factor, called one of my companies, Mount Olympus Awards asking if we could outfit the varsity jackets for Marcus Canty’s performance of Bobby Brown’s hit “Every Little Step I Take” on tonight’s live show.   Most of the time, letterman jackets with custom chenilles take 4 to 6 weeks, but…

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Custom Letterman Jackets and Varsity Jackets from Mount Olympus Awards

Mount Olympus Awards Letterman Jackets and Varsity Letters Featured on Saturday Night Live

Earlier this year, I was watching Gossip Girl and suddenly the characters on screen were wearing varsity jackets.  I immediately called the office and demanded to know why we hadn’t been the one that made the products.  The response?  “We were.”   There have been a few other moments like that in the past couple of months…

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Oakfield My View House from Balcony

Sometimes, I Feel Like I Live in Oakfield from Fable II (or “The Utility of Home Ownership”)

In the most recent Berkshire Hathaway shareholder letter, Warren Buffett remarked that the three best investments he ever made included his home in Omaha (the other two were wedding rings).  He conceded that he would have had more money if he had instead rented and invested the cash, but the utility of the home far outweighed the opportunity cost. Now that I am in my late twenties, I understand what he meant.

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Kennon-Green & Co. Global Asset Management, Wealth Management, and Investment Advisory