What Books are on my Reading Table
-Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do-Pearl Cleage
-A Taste of Reality-Kimberla Lawson Roby
-Living History-Hillary Rodham Clinton
-The Other Woman-Eric Jerome Dickey
-Sexual Healing-Jill Nelson
-Going The Other Way-Billy Bean
-A Man Most Worthy-Marcus Major
-Always Wear Joy-Susan Fales-Hill
-Drinking Coffee Elsewhere-ZZ Packer
-Selah's Bed-Jenoyne Adams
-Mo'Nigue-Notes of A Big Girl In A Small-Minded World-Mo'nique and Sherri A.   McGee

What's On My Television

-College Football on CBS and ESPN
-The Sports Reporters
-Will and Grace (Twice a Day)
-Six Feet Under
-Bernie Mac
-American Idol
-Star Search
-The Wire
-Sex in the City
-The Parkers
-Sixty Minutes
-Grand Slam Tennis
-E True Hollywood Story
-Amazing Race

What's in my CD player
-Norah Jones
-Heather Headley-This Is Who I Am
-Hairspray Songtrack
-Donnie-The Colored Section
-Fifty Cent
-American Idol-Season 2 Greatest Love Songs
-Marvin Gaye-What's Going On
-Al Green Greatest Hits
-Whitney Houston-Whitney

My Favorite Broadway Show This Year
-Chicago starring Brenda Braxton
-Take Me Out
-Thoroughly Modern Millie with Sheryl Lee Ralph
-Into The Woods with Vanessa Williams
-Man Of La Mancha starring Brian Stokes Mitchell

Sporting Events That Made Me Happy
-The Arkansas Razorbacks beating LSU in the last seconds in Little Rock
-Securing the SEC West Championship
-Head Basketball Coach Stan Heath
-Top Ten Recruiting Class. We'll be back!
-The Razorback Track team winning the National Championships in both Indoor and Outdoor track...GO HOGS Go. 2003-2004 is ours
-The Williams Sisters dominating Women's Tennis

Special Events and People
-Attending Michael Jordon's 40th Birthday Celebration where I met a lot of people whose talent I enjoy and to make thing even more special all of them were wonderful people and most had read my books. So thanks Beyonce Knowles, Eddie George, Taj Johnson from SWV, Jill Scott, Jasmine Guy, Holly Robinson Pete, Emmitt Smith and his beautiful wife and Jay Z
-Winning my third Novel of the Year by the Blackboard-becoming the first novelist to do so! Thank you Faye and Blackboard. You were there from the start

Things You Might Not Know
-That I returned to my literary birthplace when I bought a new house in Atlanta. It's good to be in the ATL even though I miss New York and Chicago.
-That I love going to tennis camps to improve my game.
-That I am involved with the Miss America Scholarship Program, the largest source of scholarships for women. I judged Miss New Jersey and most recently Miss Ohio.
-That this fall I return to my alma mater as a visiting professor and writer in residence teaching two classes while I complete my next novel.