Jeannie Perry

  • 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 →