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…

Sigma Gamma Rho Step Team Brought the HEAT to Hotlanta

My SoRHOrs did it again! The Pretty Poodle Step Team from Southern California recently won 1st place at the Atlanta Greek Picnic Step Show. The ladies took home $10 Grand. Congratulations sorors! I've been watching step shows since I was a little girl and to this day I still get hyped about them. So when my sorority wins, I have to brag a bit ;)
For those who don't know, stepping is a type of dance traditionally performed by black fraternities and sororities. The roots of the dance are from Africa. If you want to see some stepping at its finest, check out my sorority sisters of Sigma Gamma Rho below.

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