Posted in July 2015

Van Gogh Flower Sale

NAMI (National Alliance On Mental Illness) , Multnomah’s Vincent Van Gogh Flower Sale was a great success. We commemorated Vincent Van Gogh’s death to  suicide, today. He died 125 years ago this month, July, and day, 29th. Vincent Van Gogh was a prolific Dutch painter who painted the famous ‘Starry Night’ painting a year before he died  (something he always loved to do, paint). … Continue reading

Vincent Van Gogh Week

So grateful that I will be interviewed by KBOO Community Radio on Monday, July 27th at 11 AM. Please listen in. Thank you so much. This Wednesday, also, I will help support NAMI Multnomah & Suicide Prevention. I am selling flowers for the ‘The Flowers of Van Gogh Flower Sale,’ July 29th, 11-3pm at NorthStar Clubhouse. Flowers will … Continue reading

ARTWORK Coincidence

Ocean waves releave psychological pain of Schizoaffective and Bipolar Disorder I called this oil painting I painted, ‘The Storms of Life.’ It appears in the month of July on my calendar of the year 2015. Every year in December, I make a calendar of my oil paintings. I was unaware of what events would take … Continue reading

Memories for my angels

Celebrated my grandson’s 14th birthday yesterday at the Original Taco House in Portland, Oregon. The photos I took are of my grandson, Jacob, who is now 14. He will be a freshman in high school this September. The waitresses had placed a sombrero on the top of his head and sang “Happy Birthday” to him. My stepdaughter, … Continue reading

Standing at the Roads of Progress

I’m so thrilled to announce that I will be a guest on KBOO Community Radio- 90.7 FM. based in Portland, Oregon. My interview will take place on July 27th, 2015, at 11 AM. KBOO broadcasts on air 24 hours a day to listeners in Vancouver, Washington, Corvallis, Hood River, and outlying areas as well as Portland, … Continue reading

Saving Our Marriage With Schizoaffective Disorder

I have schizoaffective disorder which is a combination of paranoia schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. I was diagnosed with it in 2001 but lived with it for many years. My stepdaughter, Becky, has been couching with us for a month in our small 2 bedroom hut. Three adults in a two bedroom hut. What a challenge! She is starting life … Continue reading

Fireworks at Oak’s Park

We celebrated Kayla, my adopted granddaughter’s 6th birthday on the Fourth of July with her sister, Kylie, and their Aunt Lisa. The celebration took place at Hood River Bowl in Gresham, Oregon. This is Kayla blowing out her birthday candles on her birthday cake in the shape of a bowling ball. Kayla loves to bowl. … Continue reading