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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My Blogher Book Review of Terry McMillan's Novel

Another Blogher Book Review from yours truly. This time I give my spin on "Getting to Happy," Terry McMillan's sequel to "Waiting to Exhale." The book received mixed reviews. I like the novel. McMillan's story shows that happiness is not easy to attain. You could be rich, have a fine ass man, angels for children, nice clothes and be praised all of the time. But, that doesn't equate to happiness. For some of us it may. I don't want to give away too much of my review, but read on here.

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