Posts

Starting Your Dreams Later In Life and Embracing the Detour

I know it's been a while since I've posted anything but that's because of my job. I'm working as a reporter covering Oakland and I host an arts segment on the radio where I get to interview amazing artists from around the Bay Area. Plus I'm publicizing my book and building my speaking career! 
You know what's funny? I thought this would all happen by the time I was 27-30.  Nope. That wasn't God's plan for me. I'm finally beginning to do the things I've wanted to do and I'm almost 40 years old. Some people reading this who are 40 will say 40 is still young. But some younger people reading may think 40 is nearly ancient. But I'm writing this post for those who like me, thought their career and personal dreams would come true much early in life. I'm here to tell you not to give up. 
You know, death inspires life. A number of my relatives and friends have passed away, ranging in age from 20's to 80's. Actor Luke Perry, my middle…

Michelle Obama
A Bare Arms Beauty

Where to Be and What to Watch This Weekend

COCOA BITS
Pres. Obama vs. Gov. Jindal
Nip/Tuck and More

BOX OFFICE OR BOOTLEG?
Madea Goes To Jail

Cocoa Reads
Waiting in Vain by Colin Channer

New York Post Gone Ape

BOX OFFICE OR BOOTLEG?
Nights In Rodanthe

Black Family Among Victims of NY Plane Crash

Pick Your Movement
Fight the Power or Burn Your Bras

Love, Love, Love

Artist Synthia Saint James Unveils Piece
Inspired by Pres. Obama

BOX OFFICE OR BOOTLEG?
He's Just Not That Into You

More Drama at the Grammys than Oscars

A Hot Weekend

End Black History Month?

Cocoa Reads

Why So Serious Christian Bale?

Cocoa Bits:
Jennifer Hudson, Rafael Nadal,
Kelly Rowland