Funky Fitness Fridays are fun, musically themed fitness events that happened across the District monthly on the first Friday of each month. Like an answer to my prayer, my mind goes back to the words of a hymn we use to sing at Kingdom Hall: Though ropes of death encircle me, I call to you, “Jehovah, give me strength and give me courage too.” From your own temple dwelling, you hear my plea, “Shelter me; Rescue me, O my God.
This FREE fitness experience offers residents a fun way to celebrate musical legends while learning from some of … I sniff and wipe away my tears with the back of my hand. I remember a line I read in the book “The Bridge of Beyond,” by Simone Schwarz-Bart.
The movie star has garnered praise for his acting work over the years, starring in hits such as 1984 musical-drama Footloose and 2003 mystery Mystic River, but Kevin has never forgotten his musical roots and regularly performs alongside his brother Michael in their band The Bacon Brothers.
While the duo has a folk-country sound, Kevin reveals the first song he wrote as a young boy was actually a sad tune titled, All the World Looks Lonely Through Lonely Eyes. The first song I ever wrote, in my mind, I wrote it for Michael Jackson,” he shared during an appearance on America’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Monday (29Aug16).
Hoards of fans line the streets, shouting out my name. I can’t even utter the words to adequately explain it, but I feel like the loneliest man on the planet: a prisoner of my vast success and human failures. My thoughts have a mind of their own, going in aimless directions. I see nothing but shadows and memories of times past. Another isolated and sleepless night stretches before me. The mere thought of what they are saying about me makes me sick to my stomach. I still refuse to eat but I manage to drink some orange juice, which is a small victory to them. Years later: It’s been many years since those dark days. I don’t want their lives to be ruined because of me. I can’t think about that now, I must find a way to a get a new place that we can call home.