I am always surprised when I’m acknowledged by name at certain establishments. Today this occurred at the Columbia Museum of Art. I first became a member in 1998 and since then have seen staff come and go. And one of the staff near and dear to all, died a few years ago. I am a […]Read More Moments
Hello world. I have not forgotten about my beloved blog. I have been using my voice in a different manner. However, I decided July was the time to share some thoughts. I’m visiting the Columbia Museum of Art and it always inspires me to write. I may write poetry or prose or just a general […]Read More Birthday Month Reflections
Have you ever written something and then thought, nope not going to publish it? Well I did originally think the below should be kept as a diary entry, but I have decided to share it. It is a little about me and a little about the Columbia Museum of Art, particularly my friend and museum […]Read More My Christmas Break
“Ecos” an exhibit in the Community Gallery of the Columbia Museum of Art reminded me that we all want to be happy. Happiness means different things to different people but having our basic human needs met is the most important thing.Read More We All Want One Thing
Some days are planned and some days just happen. Read about a happy unplanned day which includes thought provoking artwork.Read More An Accidental Day
On June 1st awaking to an azure blue Washington, DC sky, I had a flutter of butterflies while preparing for an official White House visit.Read More Representing the CMA at the White House
WOW! Five years ago, January 1, 2011 PaisleyPerspective blog was launched. The idea was formed out the need to do something worthwhile. I was unemployed and in between seeking a new job or means of income, I decided it was time to start my own blog. Prior to PaisleyPerspective.com, I contributed to a political blog. […]Read More PaisleyPerspective Turns 5!
OMG! Say it ain’t so! Converse the company behind the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star sneaker, started selling the new Chuck Taylor II today. Why change something that has worked for 100 years? Well while my brain thinks it’s a bad idea…my feet are saying thank you. I have yet to try a pair of […]Read More Who Was Chuck Taylor?
Standing on stage with former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just a few weeks ago has brought some interesting conversations. Most common questions are “Did I see you on TV standing behind Hillary?” or “I know you must have been excited standing on stage with our next President?” I humbly respond yes that was […]Read More Woman Wearing Red Glasses
~~~ Yesterday, I attended the initial performance of a play titled “The Black Man…Complex” held in Columbia, SC, created by Terrance Henderson and presented by Trustus Theatre & Jasper Magazine. The play covered various complexities of the black man, including race, sexual orientation, and spirituality as well as other situations. The audience was taken through […]Read More It’s Complex