Cerebral Thinker, Author, Creative Media Artist
B. LaDell Cook, whose pen name is Ayo J. Ashanti takes great joy in cooking, designing jewelry, and writing short stories. She has been featured on Divine Caroline.
When she is not writing and producing her own work, she loves to arrange music, write music reviews and read biographies. An avid Blogger, Ms. Cook has also published 3 books, Rightly Dividing The Word, Moments In Thought, and one in particular, The Prolific Soul's Dictionary, is a project that she particularly enjoyed writing while taking care of her mother in her final days.
She spent more than 20 years in corporate business as a Technical Software Analyst, and has been given the opportunity to embarked upon a new life in the "Valley of the Sun." She recently produced a presentation entitled, "Profound Things People Say," which is a compilation of thoughts of 21st Century Thinkers. She also currently shares a home with her two canine companions - Shakie and Obie.