Posted in May 2018

ARTWORK Fair Ribbons

The joy of exhibiting at the fair   Jumping up and down for joy. Last night, I received an Honorable Mention Ribbon for my painting of an Indian Chief, a Second Place Ribbon for my painting of “Rose,” and a Third Place Ribbon for my painting of the “Ocean” at the Multnomah County Fair. A … Continue reading

ABOUT Memorial Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend   Have a Safe, Peaceful, Healthy, and Wonderful Memorial Day Weekend. Thank you to the US Army, Air force, Navy, and Marines for all your sacrifices you made to keep our country safe.


Princess Warrior by Sherry Joiner   Wishing I could make it to the NAMI Northwest Walks today at the Vera Katz Esplanade and hoping that everyone has a wonderful walk for mental health and to stomp out stigma. However, I am a Warrior. Next week I am invited to exhibit three of my pieces of … Continue reading

Mothers Day

Celebrating Mothers Day Holiday   Happy Mother’s Day! Have a wonderful day! Went out to dinner with my husband and step kids at Portland Seafood Company for Mother’s Day. Becky, my stepdaughter presented me with this beautiful bouquet of orange tinted roses and yellow lilies. The unexpected seems to be happening in my neck of … Continue reading

Spring Contest Ribbon

Entered a painting contest today feeling good with Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder   Received a Third Place Ribbon today for my painting ‘Rose,’ from Pam Davis, North Clackamas Arts Guild at the Guild’s Spring Art competition. I am thrilled to have such great recognition for my painting of little Rose.    

ABOUT Crystal Springs

Taking care of my spirit for mothers day with Schizoaffective Disorder   Strolling along the Crystal Springs Rhodie Garden with my neighbor, Sue, and her dog, Barry White, for my annual nature Mother’s day walk.. Saw baby goslings and a family of wood ducks swimming joyfully, in a pond nearby. The azaleas, rhododendrons, and dogwood … Continue reading


May, Mental Health Month   Please visit Amazon Books, Sherry Goes Sane by Sherry Joiner for May, Mental Health Month. Kirkus Reviews writes- Sherry Goes Sane is an “Affecting, honest memoir useful to anyone trying to understand life with psychosis.”