Introducing Kay Durden
Kay Durden and her daughter Tonya)
at Pre-Mother's Day Fashion Show
and Tea, June 2003.
Jeri Maier: Boomers International
Commemorates African American History Month,
and we are happy to share a highlight
of one of our dynamic friends and members
of Boomers International site.
Jeri M: Please tell us a little bit about your
Kay D: Actually I am a California native,
and attended school in Los Angeles County.
Approximately a year after graduating from
high school I married, had two children,
and started a career with one of the local
Jeri M: How did you get start in your
travelling? Is it for personal
learning? or Business needs?
Kay D: The company I worked for went on
one of the longest strikes I'd been
involved in when I decided to start
a homebased business (hatmaking).
The hat business led me to wedding
and church conventions through
out the United State.
Jeri M: Can you tell us the places that
have you been to? How do you like
your travelling experience?
Kay D: During these travels I found myself
limited to hotels and surrounding areas because
of my unfamiliarity with those cities. This
prompted me to start The Los Angeles Connection
when I returned home. I felt others visiting
LA would appreciate my expertice as an
Jeri M: In your opinion, which was the
best place that you have been to?
Kay D: I've enjoyed all the states visited,and
always try to venture out on my own where
ever I go, and like youself I really
enjoyed Sardona Arizona, and it's history.
Jeri M: How did you get involved in the
Kay D: I've enjoyed fashion design since
I was a teen. But decided to design hats
after following the love story of
Prince Charles and Dianna who wore hats.
Jeri M: Do you enjoy that aspect of
being creative and how is the business
Kay D: I enjoy the creativity of designing
hats, and hope to get my e-commerce
site totally up and running very soon.
Jeri M: How do you like living in LA?
Kay D: I love Los Angeles and it's
conveniences. But.... I am saddened by
the high prices of everyday needs in
the city that have driven business away
and now many long time residents.
Jeri M: What is your next aspiration
Kay D: In the future I hope to do more
things with senior citizens that will
empower them to be more self supportive
because I believe those of us that are older
than 39 are being forgotten.
What I do and love;
sharing informaion with people, writing and
one of my first loves, hatmaking.
CAN WE TALK
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