Posted in September 2015

Zeus- Sky and Thunder Greek God

Once my friend, Mitzi Asai Loftus, who is the author of the books Made in Japan and Settled in Oregon and From Here to Everywhere, sent me this picture. I attached it to my wall and sleep in comfort as he watches over me at night. She asked ” Do you know how old he … Continue reading

Wyden’s Town Hall Meeting

I am so proud to take my picture with Representative Lew Frederick today. He has done so much for the state of Oregon and for our country. This photo was taken at Senator Ron Wyden’s Town Hall meeting at Centennial High School in Gresham, Oregon where Senator Wyden gave an energized and empowering speech about … Continue reading

My Portrait of Emily

I loved the novel Moulin Rouge written by Pierre La Mure in 1950 about the French Artist Toulouse-Latrec. I enjoyed seeing the 2001 drama, musical and romance movie of Moulin Rouge based on the book, directed, produced and written by Baz Luhrmann. The style of this period intrigued me so I painted a portrait, I … Continue reading

Looking back to 2008

When I was 59, I was writing my autobiography which I eventually turned into my memoir, Sherry Goes Sane. As I wrote, my favorite songs were playing on the radio, “Bleeding Love,” by Leona Lewis, “Apologize,” by One Republic, and “Viva La Vida,” by Coldplay. The mood sent to me through the catchy lyrics of … Continue reading

Tribute to my brother Doug Crawford

Tribute to my brother Doug. He died September 16th 1990. May he rest in peace. My AIDS Quilt in memory of my sweet and loving brother Doug. He was very sensitive, compassionate, and talented. His kindness is always in my thoughts.

Grandparents Day- CNA Perspective

In my early thirties, I wanted to help patients with cancer, physical disabilities, and stress related diseases. I became a certified nurse’s aide and for two decades I worked in nursing convalescent homes and private homes in Roseburg and Portland, Oregon. I walked patients, fed patients, bathed them and took care of their special needs … Continue reading

OSA Teachers and Student’s Art Show

Please come to the Oregon Society of Artists Teachers and Student’s October Show at 2185 SW Park Place, (Corner of St. Clair), Portland, Oregon 97205. The reception is October 4th, 2015, from 1-4 pm. The show lasts from October 4th until October 29th, 1-4 pm. and is closed Sundays except for the reception. I will … Continue reading

Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland Benefit

Please join us in supporting community members with mental illness. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), of Clackamas County will hold a benefit event to help people living with mental conditions. The event is called Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland A Party with a Purpose and will be held on September 12, 2015 at 6pm. at 1000 Multnomah St. Portland, Oregon 97232.  … Continue reading