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…

Tramaine Hawkins "Changed"

Tramaine Hawkins is one of my favorite gospel singers. Not only because she is from the Bay like moi, but the sista can SANG. Hawkins performed this version of "Changed" back in 1990 for her Tramaine Hawkins Live album. I think this concert took place at the Paramount Theater in Oakland. The album earned her a much-deserved Grammy. Watch the video below and you'll see why. Have a blessed day and week Cocoa Fly Readers.


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  1. Tramaine Hawkins is one of the most under-rated singers out there with, arguably, one of the most exceptional voices of any genre. She's always been one of my favorites. Thanks for posting.

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  2. Alvin I love Tramaine and agree she doesn't get her props in the mainstream. Thanks for your comment.

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