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
First impressions are just that, your first impression of someone or something. It is basically impossible to not have a first impression but what is important is to not always hold on to that impression. I met Jim Benson in a continuing eduction class at our local technical college. Jim is a big guy but […]Read More Beauty through the Lens of Jim Benson
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!
A photo often says more than a full written page. In thinking through the the events important to me in 2013, I consolidated to four photo collages. Family, Sorority, & Political Activism as well as some main news items are the pinnacle of my year. So as promised in the 2013 Year In Review blog […]Read More Photo Collage: 2013 Year In Review
~~~ 2012 was an interesting year for me. My year was surrounded by the campaign for the Presidential election. I volunteered as the State Digital Media Lead for Obama for America-SC but my biggest part was as a National Delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention held in Charlotte, NC. There was a little activism […]Read More Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 In Pictures
~~~ Have you ever seen a person, place, or thing that took your breath away? There is much truth in the saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder”. Numerous industries survive on this basic principle; from cosmetics, to fashion, to automobiles to most visually based merchandise we have our own opinion of what […]Read More Beauty
~~~ In conjunction with the blog defining beauty, sharing some additional images and poetry related to abstract and cultural beauty. ~ These Gullah inspired woven creations are made by Sufia Giza-Amenwashu who has recently added weaver to her many talents, which include poetess, documentarian, film festival organizer. Be on the look out for an interview […]Read More Beauty II