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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…

I Love Buddha, Money, Tough Love
and Black Karaoke

Cocoa Bits: John Hope Franklin
and Oakland's Cop Killer a Hero?

Give Pres. Obama a Break

Indiana Love Sweeps
Long Beach Step Show

Fly Read
Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man

Thank You News & Notes!!!!

Whipped Cream in My Cocoa? Part 2
Disney Chooses White Prince for First Black Princess

Whipped Cream in My Cocoa? Part 1
Author's Comments on Black Women and Interracial Dating Stirs Debate

Dancing With the Sexy Stars

My Interview with Iyanla Vanzant on Losing Her Home

Rihanna, You Better Think
Chris Brown and Rihanna Record a Duet

"Fly Ladies of the Day "
Afghan and African Girls

HELP! I'm Addicted to HGTV

Rihanna Drama &
"Fly Lady" of the Day
Tina Turner

Why I Can't Hate on Tyler Perry

My State of the Black Union Experience