Posted in May 2015

My oil painting of Judith Fardig

My oil painting of my good friend, Judith Fardig, influential leader of the Ladies in Blue, a political association of Organizing for America- now Organizing for Action. Thanks for all you do for health care, women’s rights, gun control, climate change, and for this country, Judith.

My paintings displayed at Doernbecher’s

I am happy to announce that at one point of my life, I had the honor of donating my oil paintings to the Doernbecher Children Hospital in Portland, OR. Since I was an artist at the Oregon Society of Artists, a nonprofit art organization, which housed a large studio and gallery, I was asked if I wanted to donate a couple … Continue reading

In memory of a family- AIDS and Suicide

In memory of my Brazilian mother, Maria, and  my brother, Doug, and his friend, Doug A. My brother and mom passed away within a year of each other in the 198o’s. She went by way of suicide and he went by AIDS. Their deaths were hard for my sister and I to take. Every year, when Memorial Day comes around … Continue reading

Memorial Day- 2015

In this vast world, for so many decades, people I know or haven’t known, have perished in war fighting for my freedom. For some reason, be it- compassion, inner love, or strife for peace, it was necessary for them to let the flow which was embodied in their spirit, to fight for our country and … Continue reading

Presentation at First Unitarian Church

Thank you Rosebud, for hosting my presentation on Sherry Goes Sane, Schizoaffective Disorder to the Mental Health Action Group at the Unitarian Church. I was able to answer many questions about schizoaffective disorder and enjoyed myself. I was a great time.

NAMI Northwest Walks- Still strong

Yay! There were more than 5,000 attendees at the NAMI Walks Northwest- 13th Annual Walk Event on Sunday, May 17th.  Team members were assigned a team captain and were sponsored to walk. People who donated a certain amount received a ‘Walk- 2015 NAMI Walks ‘ T-shirt, and also walked. One didn’t need to be on a team to walk, he or she just … Continue reading


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Great Granddaughter Phoebe’s Book

I am so happy to say that I finished sewing my Great Granddaughter, Phoebe’s First Book. Eight of the pages were of my own creations and four pages I looked at patterns handed down to me. I haven’t seen my great grandchild since I caressed  her tiny body rocking her to sleep in my arms on   Thanksgiving Day. It will … Continue reading

NAMI Walks Northwest- May 2015

NAMI Walks Northwest Walk- a 13th Annual NAMI Walk event, Sunday May 17th. A 5K walk on Vera Katz Esplanade at 1 pm. I will be working at the registration table at 12 noon. Walk, donate, or become a team captain. Help fight discrimination and make a statement that mental health matters. Thank you and … Continue reading

RHS mini Class Reunion of 67′

Over the weekend, I went to my mini reunion of the RHS Class of 67′ organized by Alice Savage: classmate and my Lincoln City roommate. We met at Abbys Legendary Pizza Place in Roseburg, Oregon. I took on the job as being the photographer for the evening. I tried to make out who was who from … Continue reading