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…

Black Women and Sexual Empowerment Series

On CocoaFly.com I'm celebrating and discussing one of my favorite topics--Black women and sexuality.  Below are links to my posts. Enjoy!

Under the Covers: The Popularity and Debate Over Black Erotic Literature

 I'm In! 30 Days of Black Women and Sexual Empowerment for NaBloPoMo

 Why Janet Jackson is Forever My Sexy Pop Goddess

Sexual Encouragement from Maya Angelou

Black Virgin, White Hipster and Black Womanhood

Real Talk About Black Women and Our Vaginas

I Was Slut Shamed

What Would Josephine Baker Think?

India.Arie Honors Brown Skin

Floetry: Say Yes to Pleasure

Get Out of My Ovaries and Off My Ring Finger

Keeping It Real Beautiful With His Camera--Interview with Saddi Khali

How Do Women of Color Define Sexuality? 


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