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The THANKS is in the GIVING - Wednesday, November 22nd 2006 2:24 PM
This is the time of year when people reflect back on all they have to be thankful for. Well, I want you to know I'm NOT one of those people. I don't wait until the...
Where do I go from here? - Saturday, November 18th 2006 7:13 AM
Now that the pandemonium over my book promotion has ended, one of the questions I am asking myself is "What will I do now?" I didn't achieve my goal of Best Selling Author....
Why OJ Simpson, folks? - Thursday, November 16th 2006 9:10 PM
OK...I've spent the last several months working on a promotion to take my book to the #1 spot on Amazon.com. I did it without a Publisher, financial resources, or Oprah. So now...
My Thoughts on the Eve of Amazon Best Selling Author Day - Wednesday, November 15th 2006 4:25 AM
Sometimes I get things backwards, thinking that if I am successful in life I will be of better service to God.  If I have more money and power, I’ll have more influence...
Strong Woman vs. Woman of Strength - Monday, November 13th 2006 10:01 PM
A strong woman works out every day to keep her body in shape... but a woman of strength kneels in prayer to keep her soul in shape... A strong woman isn't afraid of...
Gerald Levert's Untimely Death Should Be a Wake-Up Call - Saturday, November 11th 2006 10:52 AM
In the wake of the untimely death of soulful R&B singer, Gerald Levert, the issue of good nutrition and healthcare must once again come to the forefront of discussion in the...
Who needs Oprah...When I can have 50 Cent! - Friday, November 10th 2006 7:33 AM
Every author in the world dreams of the chance to have Oprah declare on national television that their book is a “must read” because we all know that after she says those...
A Friend's Loss is My Gain - Thursday, November 9th 2006 4:07 AM
I was actually going to write about something else today but my heart is heavy after learning the news that the brother of a dear friend of mine was murdered Wednesday night in...
Baby Boomers Rock the Vote! - Wednesday, November 8th 2006 6:33 AM
When I woke up yesterday morning I had every intention of going to the polls to vote. I have always been faithful about voting because as a baby boomer I recall the images of...
Women Can Rule the Elections - Tuesday, November 7th 2006 11:47 AM
I ran across a very interesting article from Reuter's News Service that talks about the impact women can have on today's election.  Here's a portion of it: "Women on their...
12 DAYS AND COUNTING - Sunday, November 5th 2006 11:00 AM
I had a book signing on Friday in a little town in North Carolina called Nashville. The population there is around 4300 give or take about a hundred. The signing was at a place...
It's the Weekend! - Friday, November 3rd 2006 4:43 AM
It's 7:43am.  Here I am again on the computer.  I dropped my daughter off for school and had planned to go back to sleep but I figured this would be a good time to...
My First "Fan" Letter - Wednesday, November 1st 2006 4:46 AM
I received my very first "fan letter".  It came from a woman in Virginia.  She said her daughter purchased a book for her at the beauty salon.  I remember that...
A Conversation with Nikki Giovanni - Sunday, October 29th 2006 11:54 AM
Did you know renowned poet and author Nikki Giovanni is a cancer survivor?  Do you know what she's doing these days? I invite you to tune in to my internet...
I'M NOT DREAMING--PART II - Friday, October 27th 2006 4:35 AM
OK...if some of the things that are happening weren't happening to ME---I would probably find them hard to believe.  Case in point:  Yesterday morning after dropping...
I'm NOT Dreaming! - Thursday, October 26th 2006 4:39 AM
For the past three nights, my church has been holding a revival.  Before I go any further I wonder why it's called a "revival?"  Does that mean it's a time to...
DELAYED BUT NOT DENIED!!! - Wednesday, October 25th 2006 11:18 AM
I finally got my interview with Nikki Giovanni!  She is one dynamite sista!  She is so down to earth and so real.  I don't know who crowned Maya Angelou the Queen...
Get Your Mammies Grammed! - Tuesday, October 24th 2006 10:30 AM
For years and years they told me, Be careful of your breasts.  Don't ever squeeze or bruise them. And give them monthly  tests.   So I heeded all...
The Black Movie Awards - Friday, October 20th 2006 4:45 AM
If you missed the Black Movie Awards on TNT Wednesday night, you missed a total class act.  From the moment the show began, it grabbed your attention with the superb talent...
Free Medications Available - Wednesday, October 18th 2006 7:37 AM
In addition to being an author, I help folks get media exposure for their product(s) or business.  After more than 25 years as a journalist, it's safe to say I've made a...
An awesome woman--that's who Ms. Nikki Giovanni is! - Tuesday, October 17th 2006 3:05 PM
I talked to Ms. Nikki Giovanni today.  Yep, I just called her and we had a good ol' chat.  She was  at VT preparing to teach a creative writing class for a fellow...
The Sexual Habits of a Baby Boomer - Thursday, October 12th 2006 3:47 PM
Recent research shows Baby Boomers go through nine (9) kinds of sex in their lifetime... Now that I'm in the peri-menopausal stage and dealing with vaginal dryness (yes--it's...
In Celebration of Sisters & Girlfriends Week - Wednesday, October 11th 2006 7:53 AM
In celebration of Sisters and Girlfriends Week, I decided to pay a special tribute to one of my girlfriend's, whose birthday just happens to be today. Her name is...
Chicken Legs at the Dollar Tree! - Tuesday, October 10th 2006 6:45 PM
I went into the Dollar Tree to buy some batteries the other day and got the surprise of my life. The Dollar Tree now sells chicken legs! There was a lady in front of me who...
North Carolinians being ripped off!!! - Monday, October 9th 2006 4:49 PM
I just returned from a trip to Atlanta.  Much to my surprise, as soon as I crossed the North Carolina state line into South Carolina, I noticed a significant drop in gas...