Author Archives: jillperrycarpenter

‘Summer is very precious.’ -Dylan Lauren-


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Without Tolerance, our World Turns to Hell – Frederick Durrenmatt

Sending love, hugs and healing light to the injured, their families, friends and the entire city of Orlando. We will continue to Light up the Darkness.

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Regret, Learn and Move Forward Fearlessly

Madonna states unequivocally at the end of one of her songs, “Absolutely. No. Regrets.” Really. I have regrets. Quite a few. Maybe a lot – depending on how you define ‘regrets’. I never really saw them as a bad thing … Continue reading

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“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Dear Raleigh County Humane Society, I don’t know if you remember me – I don’t expect you to. I’m just one of many who found exactly what I was looking for in your shelter in West Virginia – without even knowing … Continue reading

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‘Father! — to God himself we cannot give a holier name.’ – William Wordsworth –

Somewhere around 2 years ago, I was walking my pit bull, Ca$h Money through a park a block from my house. Art had always been a passion of mine, but for years inspiration had eluded me completely. As Ca$h and … Continue reading

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I’m not Crazy, I’m just a Little Unwell…..

‘The guilt I felt for having a mental illness was horrible. I prayed for a broken bone that would heal in six weeks. But that never happened. I was cursed with an illness that nobody could see and nobody knew … Continue reading

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Today’s Accomplishments were Yesterday’s Impossibilities

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After months (well actually 2 years) the project is completed and The Street Dog is a reality! So please indulge me while I brag shamelessly about my first effort at authoring and illustrating a children’s…

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