Posted in November 2016

ABOUT Brazil’s Fate

Columbia plane crash allowing myself permission to mend with Schizoaffective Disorder   My condolences for the families of the Brazilian Soccer Team members who perished in the Columbia Plane Crash this AM. It is a very sad day. Beijos e abracas para me familia em Brazil. Amor para todos. In this photo I am reading … Continue reading

Grief and Bro Doug

Grieving on Thanksgiving Day with Schizoaffective Disorder   Thanksgiving Day, we celebrate my late brother Doug’s birthday. He would have turned 58, on November 24th. He was a kind, intelligent, deep, and generous soul. I know he would have been amazed at the changes made in the politics of the gay life style now days.. … Continue reading


Feeling happy and grateful with Schizoaffective Disorder this Thanksgiving Holiday   May the sun rise up to greet you this Thanksgiving and give you peaceful, restful, and healing thoughts. Thank you to all my cousins, my friends, my political organizations, and NAMI groups on this website, twitter, and Facebook. Your connections and wonderful posts have … Continue reading

Getting Well

Taking care of myself after election with Schizoaffective Disorder   What an experience it was to be a roller skater in my youth. I could glide to my freedom in my rollerskating outfits as I pushed aside my fears and anxieties while I circled the rinks. Now I will try another type of creativity or … Continue reading

Election Aftermath

Living with Schizoaffective feelings after Nov. 8th, 2016 election.   Photo of my husband, Joe, at 35, standing next to a print of the famous picture that was hanging in our living room- ‘Stag at Bay.’ Joe turns 71, this Wednesday- November 16th. Happy Birthday, Honey. Since last Tuesday, our lives have changed course. We … Continue reading

Veterans Day

Grateful for our Veterans Schizoaffective Disorder   I’m honored to have helped raise my step daughter, Becky (center in this photo), a brave and caring Veteran of Desert Shield Desert Storm. Happy Veterans Day to all Veterans who enlisted in the service and fought to save our lives. Photo is of my husband, Joe, Becky, … Continue reading

A Gift of Love

My sister and her husband’s gift of love to the world.   We celebrated our 27th anniversary and 39 years living together, reading this  great book of love poems by my sister’s husband, Robert Wilson Weibel, and photography by my sister, Diana Standing. It is a must read! Enjoy! Sherry Let that special someone really … Continue reading

ABOUT ‘Woods’ with Joe

Visiting with my family during Halloween with Schizoaffective Disorder It was a great time seeing my sister again, who was turning 70 this November. We dressed up in our Halloween costumes for the Holiday and danced to Michael Jackson’s greatest hits. When ‘Thriller’ came on, it cast a spell on me. My husband, who was … Continue reading