Surprise Party, We Got You!

  This past weekend for my birthday, I thought I was simply going to dinner and a movie with a friend … but instead … Many of my friends got together to remind me that I was not alone on my journey. I’ve never been more surprised in my entire life! They totally got me!! A… Read more »

Say What You Wanna Say

Dear Friends, I’ve decided that in 2015 my theme song will be #BRAVE, by Sara Bareilles, and that I am going to ‘Say What I (you) Wanna Say”. Not that I haven’t had to be brave in the past, but this year I will be reaching higher than I’ve ever reached before to bring my dreams… Read more »

Broaden Your Horizon Contest

Friends, Just wanted to take a moment and thank you for all of your support and for voting for me in the #BroadenYourHorizon contest! I’m humbled and honored to even be considered for a role on the most popular LGBT web-series, “The Horizon“. With over 30 Million views in 5 seasons, the show is heading to… Read more »

The Business of Friendship

When I decided to embark upon the journey of creating and building Friend Movement, now nearly three years ago, many thought I was being naive or that I was a little coo-coo for cocoa puffs. In truth, they were probably right, but I like to own my crazy and reach for what everyone else thinks is… Read more »


    BORN NAKED, a poem by Ronnie Kroell. Photo by: Devin Mitchell   We’re born naked and awake, But slowly our eyes are coaxed shut. Fear and limitation created for power’s sake, Not a mystery why we fall in a rut.   We’re not all that different you and I, But in our mind… Read more »


LET’S GO ON A DATE! I’m offering a limited number of “Lunch Dates”, 100 to be exact. Each date will be in return for a $1000 *contribution to FRIEND MOVEMENT. Friend Movement was created to help show positive anti-bully images through art and media. Images of people of all ages, race, gender, sexuality, and spirituality… Read more »

Please, “Eat With Me”.

Thank you for joining me in this first of many inspired blog posts to come … I could not wait to get home and write about this brilliant new film I saw called, “Eat With Me”.  Expertly written and directed by David Au. Starring Sharon Omi, Teddy Chen, Nicole Sullivan, and a special guest appearance by… Read more »


Dear Friends, It has been awhile since I last posted, but there is no time like the present! Some of you may already know, but it has been one of the most bittersweet years of my life. Firstly, my business partner and myself have gone separate directions. Continuing on as the CEO of Friend Movement,… Read more »


MAN IN THE MIRROR By: Ronnie Friend Kroell Photo: Devin Mitchell The King of Pop, Michael Jackson, first inspired us back in 1988 with his hit song, Man in the Mirror, and it continues to make an impact today. “I’m starting with the man in
 the mirror. I’m asking him to change 
his ways. And… Read more »


There are two very specific types of people that I would like to explore in this blog: The Talker is someone that always has an idea, but rarely follows through. Says they are going to do something, but never does. Gives false hope to appease someone in the moment, but only succeeds at disappointing them…. Read more »