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…

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If you haven't seen "American Violet" yet go see it. The movie is opening in more theaters across the country tomorrow, May 1. It will debut on Bay Area screens tomorrow also. I know people are hyped about "Wolverine" but make it a 2-movie weekend and support this film. Click here to find show times near you. If they're not near you, call your theaters.

I recently interviewed Regina Kelly, the woman whose struggle inspired the film. The photo above is of Kelly and her four daughters. This sista has a lot of courage and heart. And she's still fighting the fight. Read my interview with her at WireTapMag.com

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