Starting Your Dreams Later In Life and Embracing the Detour

Jenee Darden speaking at Creative Mornings 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

Cocoa Fly is Sick

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I am not feeling well and need to take a day or two off from my blog. My allergies have been kicking my behind the last few days. When I return, let's talk about Roger Ebert and his wife Chaz on Tuesday's Oprah. They're an example of true love. In the meantime, catch up on my series about black erotic literature until I return. It all starts here.

Peace, Love and Benadryl!

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  1. Hope you feel better soon.


  2. Feel better!!!!!!



  3. Thank you ladies! I'm feeling better.


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