PaisleyPerspective Turns 9!


WOW! It doesn’t seem like it has been 9 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 […]

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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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PaisleyPerspective Turns 6!


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 […]

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PaisleyPerspective Turns 5!


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.  […]

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A Poet Renewed


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. […]

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