Jeannie Perry

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: It's how to play the game

    Happy new year! Oh boy, these days it seems like each year is better than the next… just kidding — sort of. We went through the ringer last year: pestilence, poverty, politicians who were ready to burn it all down and hang the vice president on the frontread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: A great place to be… yourself

    I recently self-published a compilation of Ps & Qs (available on Amazon until there are enough discarded copies in the world to find one through www.betterworldbooks.com). Rereading my column was like traveling back through time, and it reinforced the old adage, “The more things change, the more Iread more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Ps & Qs: Keep calm and Carbondale on

    Once upon a time, in a bar called The Black Nugget (where the men were men, and the drugs were nervous), a couple of women from out of town walked in and sat at the bar. They ordered a sea breeze and a cape cod and looked around,read more →

  • Locations: Columns, Opinion Published

    Halting the machines of war

    When I was just a little girl 

    I asked my mother, what will I be?

    Will I be pretty?

    Will I be rich?

    Here’s what she said to me…

    You will flee your home and country just to survive. You will miss spending… read more →

  • Locations: Columns Published

    Ps&Qs: Ghosts of Christmas past

    All I want this Christmas is joy, prosperity, and a collective sense of harmony.

    But, like the jaded characters in every Hallmark Christmas movie, I mostly just feel anxious and worried as I count down the days… And I have serious doubts about Santa’s ability to… read more →