Friends, Fun

Railroad Park Resort - All aboard! Visit Siskiyou County and experience #train #travel like never done before.

By Joy A. Kennelly My review of the Railroad Park Resort is biased because I've known the owners, Mark & Mary Lilley, for a very long time and know they ran a very successful campground elsewhere for about 30 years.... Read more →


Quick Update on #Life, #Startup, #Education, #Friends and #Travel

By Joy A. Kennelly Life has gotten progressively better and better. Had a wonderful visit with my Aunt and Cousins in Colorado while exploring opportunities for group travel in Glenwood Springs and Boulder. Having difficulty transferring pix from my phones... Read more →


Sad news, but happier times soon. Mark 5/21 on your calendars!

By Joy A. Kennelly For those of you who are interested in the latest news regarding all the cool projects and people I'm working with on a freelance basis, check out my professional blog: www.thejoywriter.typepad.com/thejoywriterpr I haven't written such a... Read more →


Bo Bridges Art Opening, and other stuff

By Joy A. Kennelly There are certain times of the month when things seem so much more serious than they really are and women, you know what I'm talking about. Last week was one of those times, but once Friday... Read more →


Thanks for praying; Free Life International, Beach Cities Professionals

By Joy A. Kennelly Tony is recovering in stable condition at the hospital which is a huge relief. Apparently, he could have died, but the doctors caught the blockage in the nick of time (his ex-wife demanded he go to... Read more →


Last Chance Harvey, LACC event and other stuff

By Joy A. Kennelly I had a lot of fun this week in addition to getting a lot done too. I hit the Los Angeles Creative Club's participation in the "ihaveanidea D & D Awards 2008 Screening" and after-party which... Read more →


It's good to get out of the Hood! (Hermosa Beach hood that is...)

By Joy A. Kennelly My back has been out of commission for so long I haven't been able to leave Hermosa Beach or the South Bay for weeks. Never realized how important the escape was until this past week. Ventured... Read more →


Last night at The Shore's Kick Off Party for the Hermosa Shorts Fest!

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, I cheated. I snuck out before uploading the pix to watch some shorts over at the Hermosa Shorts Festival, but I'm back because I remember now why I don't produce short festivals any more. Nothing... Read more →


Tour of Manhattan Beach at night

By Joy A. Kennelly Sometimes you just want to let off steam and not stress over everything that's on your plate. Last night was my night to do that. I called my friend Lauren who'd just returned from Florence, Italy... Read more →


What a fun weekend! Sharkeez pre-opening party and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly If I have to be stuck in my neighborhood because I can't drive very far right now, I guess living in Hermosa Beach aint so bad after all. I've got the beach, good friends, beautiful weather,... Read more →


SBPC's Surfrider Benefit/Tasting Party at The Shore hosted by She's Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd

By Joy A. Kennelly FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SOUTH BAY PROFESSIONAL CONNECTION AND THE SHORE RESTAURANT TASTING PARTY BENEFIT BY CHEF DAVID LINVILLE RAISED MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR SURFRIDER FOUNDATION TV Land’s She’s Got the Look Finalist, Melissa Todd, Hosted... Read more →


The South Bay Professional Connection's event at Verch Insurance Services & CA Associates!

By Joy A. Kennelly Sorry for the delay in writing about the last South Bay Professional Connection event announcing the Grand Opening of CA Associates and Verch Insurance Services. I think I've been coming down with the flu which would... Read more →


Positive South Bay Professional Connection news! (repeated on my wordpress blog too...)

By Joy A. Kennelly Ever since returning from Miami, FL, I have been slammed with work and unable to catch my breath. (Okay, I did enjoy my Memorial Day holiday BBQ down in San Diego with a very good friend,... Read more →


Bones, First Tuesday, The Riches, Cozy Faux, and Meetup

By Joy A. Kennelly Never have watched the show Bones before and it's fun to see The Standard Downtown used as a location. If you're ever in LA you should hit it at least once. Oh good, now the The... Read more →


Pix from GenArt, Fashion Week, Cambria & Big Sur - Finally!

By Joy A. Kennelly Finally uploaded all my pix and have them ready to be seen. Just know, this is a new camera, I haven't read the owner's manual and as a result, some of the pix aren't the best... Read more →


Lovin' Mariah Carey's new song... Happy St. Paddy's Day...

By Joy A. Kennelly Had a very nice day today seeing as I'm Irish. Hit the local Hermosa Beach Community St. Patrick's Day parade which was very cute. Reminded me of a very small version of the Rose Parade in... Read more →


What a fun, productive day...

By Joy A. Kennelly The Office totally cracks me up! Anyone else like this totally whacked out show? Reminds me of some people I know. Too funny. I LOVE Steve Carell. Today's Day Spa event at A Fresh Face Skincare... Read more →


New event invite and other stuff...

By Joy A. Kennelly In addition to everything else I was doing this week: i.e. attending two major art events (LA Art Show and art LA), taking new business meetings, working another freelance gig, house-sitting, and normal pro bono work... Read more →


New Years, My birthday, The Bucket List

By Joy A. Kennelly For whatever reason, people keep Googling "the blond guy from TMZ" and find my blog. How long ago did I write about him and TMZ? I just think it would be hilarious if he either lives... Read more →


Sweeney Todd - Less singing; More killing. Cush Salon and other stuff...:)

By Joy A. Kennelly Okay, remember the sweet little east Indian ticket reservationist who didn't know anything about Hawaii and spent all that time trying to get the spelling right of Kuaia? Guess who I got when I called United... Read more →


Check out my latest posts on my wordpress blog

By Joy A. Kennelly (new link here too - check it out!) Hi Everyone, I've been busy promoting my client, Artist Gali Rotstein's Art Opening Reception January 12, 2008 at Lois Lambert Gallery in Bergamot Station and will have more... Read more →


Yeah! School is finally over! I'm getting my life back...

By Joy A. Kennelly Just had my last final exam presentation tonight at UCLA and I am so happy school is over for now. I need a break! Although I've really loved meeting all the cool speakers, getting to know... Read more →


India help, Los Feliz Village Holiday Festival, The Liquid Muse

By Joy A. Kennelly Well that was sure funny. I just called United Airlines to find out if my free ticket I received after being bumped allows me to fly to Kauai and just spent 10 minutes with a guy... Read more →


Sharefest, Groundlings, bibi davidson, Gali Rotstein, Bay Cities Community Church, Snow Goose Global Thanksgiving

By Joy A. Kennelly This has been one packed weekend. I love times like this because I am very social and love being around lots of new people. I also like my time alone, but I needed to be around... Read more →


The Gathering of Men 2007 Fall Breakfast, Joey Brucato, Daily Breeze

By Joy A. Kennelly This year's Gathering of Men breakfast, features Dr. Ken Poure and takes place on Tuesday, November 13 from 6:45am - 8:00am at the Torrance Marriott on 3635 Fashion Way. Dr, Ken Poure, the director emeritus of... Read more →


Oh happy day...Random Sharp Objects, Harvest Home, LA Louver

By Joy A. Kennelly I must share that although I'm not big on live theatre, my friend Esther Friedman's show, Random Sharp Objects, last night was really quite good - almost surprisingly so because I had no idea what to... Read more →


9 Things You Simply Must Do to Succeed in Love and Life and other thoughts...

By Joy A. Kennelly Sometimes you just need a good friend to tell it like it is and remind you that God is in control, not you. I keep saying I'm turning my life over to His will and His... Read more →


MB TOURNEY TO GO DRY revisited

Always nice to know who actually reads your blog. Seeing as I need to remove the story with the headline: MB TOURNEY TO GO DRY here's the link as recommended. My pleasure to remove it Mr. Sanfield. I have never... Read more →


LA Inc, South Bay, Ralphs Grocery Store, Pavilions and the proposed Business tax hike

By Joy A. Kennelly My stomach's upset from something I ate last night and I can't sleep so here I am. It's pretty bad when you get sick on the food you cook yourself! LOL It doesn't always happen, but... Read more →


AICP Awards Show, X Bar, The Liquid Muse and the Independent Television Festival,

By Joy A. Kennelly Just returned from attending the Association of Independent Commercial Producers Awards Show tonight over at the LACMA with an actress friend. I like working the door of the show because then the rest of the night... Read more →


Crown Jewel Club, Shade Hotel, The Party Goddess, Gali Rotstein and Age of Love

By Joy A. Kennelly Where to begin? Spent lunch with the Crown Jewel Club Girls over at Shade Hotel in Manhattan Beach as a fund-raiser for this delightful organization. Here's the mission statement from their Web site: "Crown Jewel Club... Read more →


Entourage, The Blog/Zine Network, Frontline Writing, Bay Cities Church, Trilogy Spa

By Joy A. Kennelly Entourage was great tonight! Totally cracks me up. Can you imagine hating someone so much and then being stuck working with them over and over again? I can't! This plot line is great - can't wait... Read more →