I’m writing this in my car. I have never felt more alive or excited about writing…well at least not recently. The blog PaisleyPerspective came about during a life transition 7 years ago. A change in employment led to more free time and opportunity. Experience gained editing a political blog stirred up my desire to write […]Read More Musings of an Optimistic Mind
On January 1, 2017 PaisleyPerspective celebrated 6 years! With a new year comes evaluation of the past and what is to come. Personally 2016 has been an amazing year for me. There are many milestones that occurred in the year. The primary event for me was being invited to the White House by First Lady […]Read More PaisleyPerspective Turns 6!
I use to always think if I needed help I would run to the police department. For example if I were being followed by an unknown vehicle. I direct people begging for money to the local police department. However, I don’t know anymore…and that saddens me. Repeated incidents of police officers shooting unarmed men or shooting […]Read More I Am A Black Woman…I Matter
On the evening of Friday, July 8, 2016 at approximately 8:15pm on train #91 – Silver Star just outside of Rocky Mount, NC the engineer ran over tree debris resulting in damage to a main reservoir that effected the braking system. Passengers were advised of the situation and possible resolutions. It is now 3:52am as […]Read More Amtrak #91 Silver Star Breakdowns
February is the month of love in addition it is the month when African American (Black) history is celebrated in the United States. Red, white, and pink teddy bears are lining store shelves along with heart shaped boxes of chocolates. Card aisles are over flowing with valentine cards and boxes of cards for children to […]Read More From The Editor – Issue 3 Volume 5
Those who have followed PaisleyPerspective blog since the very first post, I say thank you. This particular post should look familiar. It is giving a quick summary of the other posts in this group. I am excited to bring you knew content in the a familiar format. There are three post under Issue 2 Volume 5. […]Read More From The Editor – Issue 2 Volume 5
Everyone’s year in review is a personal experience. I am leaving the biggest news stories ‘year in review’ for the media outlets. My year involved me growing and branching out as a poet. I didn’t complete all task I set before me regarding an activist memoir but I did well with my poetry. My year […]Read More My 2015 Year in Review