Royal Wedding Watch


I have a confession. Well maybe not a confession but a fact; I am old enough to remember Prince Charles and Princess Diana’s wedding. It was the same year as Luke & Laura’s wedding. If none of what I just wrote sparks a memory well then start googling. Fast forward to the 21st century where […]

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Faith, Hope, Love & Family


Growing up some of my best memories involve summer holidays in my mother’s hometown.  She was raised in a small town in the low-country of South Carolina.  There were stretches of farm land filled with crops.  Rows of soybeans, peanuts, strawberries, and corn grew along two-lane highways.  I spent my formative years with my grandparents […]

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I AM STILL HERE…


Just as each new year begins I am so determined to give followers up to date content on a regular basis but then I fizzle out.  I can blame it on life but life has enough blamed on it.  Me not making blog posts should not be one of the things for which life should be accused.

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Rethinking Resolutions


Two days into 2018 it is back to business as usual for most. Like years prior there will be packed gyms. Sells in workout gear will increase as well as salad consumption. But my question is why? Just because it is a new year doesn’t mean you have to remake yourself. Rather than jumping headfirst […]

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PaisleyPerspective Turns 7!


7 years ago today, PaisleyPerspective was launched.  It has since gone through various iterations and just last year a web design change.  The purpose has always been to share insights and ideas that I have on life matters as well as things important to me.  I have wavered in being consistent with my posts but […]

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What is Kwanzaa?


Today is the first day of Kwanzaa.  “Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community, and culture.”(1)  Kwanzaa is not a religious tradition.  Kwanza begins on December 26th and ends on January 1st.  “It was created in 1966 by Dr. Mualana Karenga, professor of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach.”(2)

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Merry Christmas


Initially, I wasn’t going to make a special post. However, I’m a Christian and Christmas is one of my holy days. I’m well aware there are many who have different or no religious beliefs. I respect those who have separate beliefs. Now with all that blah blah I say to you MERRY CHRISTMAS to you […]

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