Words have power. Whether they are written or spoken, even words created during sign language; all words have power. We decide the power of the words and the impact they have on us. Remember the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me.” Honestly, this saying has always seemed […]Read More Reflecting on 10 Years of PaisleyPerspective
WOW! It doesn’t seem like it has been 8 years. I launched PaisleyPerspective on January 1, 2011. It was the same day that Oprah launched the OWN network. I am not comparing myself to Oprah but I will say that ideas for growth and sharing information come from many sources. PaisleyPerspective initially started as a […]Read More PaisleyPerspective Turns 8!
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 […]Read More Rethinking Resolutions
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 […]Read More PaisleyPerspective Turns 7!
New Year and a new opportunity to save well over $1,000.Read More Simple Savings Plan
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!
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!
When I left for The Watering Hole 2nd Annual Poet’s Retreat held at Santee State Park in South Carolina, I just wanted to simply be a better poet. I didn’t have any other way to say my goal than to be better at my craft in addition to making connections with other poets of color. […]Read More A Poet Renewed
Today marks PaisleyPerspective.com 3rd Anniversary with the first post being January 1, 2011. The first month there were 507 views, December 2013 there were 1,410 views with a total over the three years of 17,103 views. I personally have gone through some life situations that have resulted in sporadic posting. I hope to be more […]Read More 2013 Year In Review
~~~ Happy New Year! Today is the 2nd Anniversary of PaisleyPerspective: blogging about the arts & social awareness. PaisleyPerspective started as a blog dedicated to talking about everything under the sun but it was later decided to reign in the topics and focus on two of my passions. Today I want to take a personal […]Read More Behind Me…Before Me