Category: General

Mom’s Birthday

My mom would have celebrated her 63rd birthday today. That fact has been on my mind a LOT lately. I even picked up at CVS a Whatchamacallit and a Hershey’s With Almonds bar –...

2016 In The Rearview

2016 is drawing to a close, and boy was it a doozy. I got my CEBS certification in March. I went on a road trip through the rural Virginia, the Smokey Mountains, and ultimately...

In Memorium

My mother, Robin Kay Kerns, passed away on July 28, 2016.

CEBS – It’s Official!

March 20, 2016 – Ken Kerns, MA, CEBS, has been recognized for attaining continuing professional education (CPE) compliance in the Certified Employee Benefit Specialist program for a two-year period ending December 31, 2018. Kerns...

The Mike Adams “Universe”

When I first wrote my meta-novel Reunion at University Avenue, whose plot was about the backlash against the satire I was not funny enough to actually write, I did not think of it as...

Goals for 2016

2015 was a surprisingly good year for me. I banished my student loans, I got to see London and Las Vegas for the first times ever, reconnected with some family, and released a short...

2015 Retrospective

All in all, 2015 was quite eventful for me, and very little of it was bad. Since this is the time of year where all of humanity takes a moment to be a bit...

Birthdays and Family

Note: the title image is of me when I was little, sitting in the lap of my grandfather, James C. Kerns. Most of my family’s birthdays occur in a six week span from mid-July to the...