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ABOUT St. Patrick’s Day

Top O The Morning To You   My thought for this St. Patrick’s Day is- ‘Never Underestimate the Power of Thinking.’ Strive to be great, humble, and fearless in the eyes of others. This photo was taken forty-seven years ago when I lived at Huntington Beach, California, growing my blonde-hairdo from the roots of my … Continue reading

KEYNOTE Healing Moments

My dolly dog Dinky had a magical power over me living with Bipolar Disorder and Schizoaffective Disorder   He was my loving friend. A sweet cocker-spaniel with strawberry blonde fur. I don’t think I could have made it in life without him. He fixed my ego when I was suffering from rejection, and abandonment and … Continue reading

ARTWORK Juried Show

Daylight Savings Time is a strange blessing in disguise   Even though my pill schedule was set ahead an hour today, I was taken all in by a unique and special gift that was given to me. Two days ago, I submitted my two paintings- Chief Standing and Light at the End of the Tunnel- … Continue reading

ABOUT Intl Womens Day

Happy Womens International Day   I hope that every woman- grandmother, mother, daughter, individual, and human being experienced a healthy, happy, and safe, Women’s International Day yesterday! A day of freedom from abuse, discrimination and inequality, a day of fairness for a right to choose, fairness for voting and reasonable gun laws, equal pay, and … Continue reading

ARTWORK Reflecting on Life

Feeling fortunate for the people who admire my portraits and artwork as I paint with Schizoaffective Disorder   Today, a woman pulled me aside and said, “I have been following your portraits for a long time. I feel so thrilled to have that type of validation for my artwork, as I often wonder how the … Continue reading

ABOUT Last celebration

Last Day to Celebrate   Wonderful to be treated to lunch at Seasons and Regions today by my Ladies in Blue friend, Theresa LoMonaco. It was the last great time that I would celebrate my anniversary in the month of February. I am wearing these crystal blue earrings from Theresa and enjoying her Georgia O’Keeffe … Continue reading

ABOUT Wish for Peace

Horrific month to have a birthday in but surviving it with Schizoaffective Disorder   Celebrating the end of my February birthday month with my husband, Joe, my grandgirls, Kayla and Kylie, their father, Todd, and Tammy, my hairdresser. Wishing for peace for everyone, and that we can come to some conclusion in getting guns out … Continue reading


Remembering the life of my mother as my thoughts grow fonder with Schizoaffective Disorder and Bipolar Disorder   Twenty-ninth anniversary of my mom’s death to suicide. Mom did many great things in my life. She was a beautiful woman, and this is one of my favorite photos of her. She took care of me while … Continue reading

ABOUT Tragedy

Heart broken about the loss of childrens lives and faculty members in the state of Florida     We need better gun control. Sending you Hugs from Neve, my cousins’ white Lab, and me.