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Joshua Kennon May 15 2014 Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner Disneyland

The Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner in the Happiest Place on Earth

I experienced investor nirvana this morning.  I was standing on Main Street in Disneyland out here in Southern California, taking a photograph of The Coca-Cola Refreshment Corner, with the cart vendors selling Nestle ice cream, and the loudspeakers begin playing, “The Wells Fargo wagon is a comin’ down the street”.  It’s as if my investment portfolio…

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Kansas City Symphony Prokofieff Joshua Kennon

An Evening of Rodrigo and Prokofiev at Helzberg Hall

After dinner at Pierpont’s in Union Station, we made our way over to the symphony hall, arriving a few minutes before the orchestra took the stage.  Tonight is a big departure from our usual Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.  Particularly of interest to us were the second and third groups on the program.  The second was Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez for Guitar and Orchestra, which was performed by Jiyeon Kim, a guitar virtuoso.

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Simone's Drive In

The Kennons, El Dorado Springs, and The Wall Street Journal

We talk so often about the divide that is slowly happening in the United States as a result of socioeconomic forces.  I did a double take this afternoon when I came across the front page of The Wall Street Journal involving a story based on this reality.  It has a profile detailing how vastly different life experiences…

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Metroid Pixel Art Joshua Kennon

I Captured a Metroid

My youngest sister made our day yesterday by stopping by the house to visit for a few hours.  She had been at the NakaKon convention in Overland Park and saw an 8-bit pixel Metroid collectible she thought I’d love.  She was right.  Upon holding the specimen, I temporarily reverted to a six year old, 1980s-living, NES-dominating beast.  Behold, and listen to the theme if you need some adequate inspiration.

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Loren and Saren Amazon Princess

Loren the Amazon Princess, Pot Roast, and Snow Days

With the holidays concluded, too many Thanksgiving, Christmas, and reunion dinners to count, endless nights with family and friends, and the bulk of the busy season behind us in the businesses, we spent today in our pajamas as the snow fell outside, cooking a pot roast and working on some projects we wanted to finish.  (Technically, we still have one Christmas celebration left, which was postponed until later this week.)

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