Posted by sherryjoiner

ABOUT Comforting Aunt Deanna

Celebrating my beautiful Brazilian Aunt Deanna this week   Aunt Deanna’s birthday is October 19th. She was a great part of my life. She passed away last May and I miss her so much.


My painting studio is a small area twenty eight inches by five feet wide and is located in a corner of my dining room   I have plenty of wall space in my dining area to hang my paintings. They hang next to a beautiful plaque my friend Theresa Lo Monaco gave me called ‘Art … Continue reading

ARTWORK My Display at Ant Farm Cafe

Enjoyed showing my paintings on First Friday at the Ant Farm Cafe Sandy Oregon and meeting so many great people there   My art will continue to hang at the Ant Farm Cafe until October 30th. Please stop by and take a look!

ABOUT Smith Award Dinner

Dining with National Alliance on Mental Illness at the Smith Freedom Award Dinner   Wonderful time spent at the NAMI Oregon Gordon & Sharon Smith New Freedom Award Dinner presented by Providence Health Services honoring Dave Underriner and Senator Jackie Winters. Met Portland, Oregon, City Commissioner, Amanda Fritz, and had a great time catching up. … Continue reading

ARTWORK First Friday in Sandy

‘Father Time’ by Sherry Joiner     Please come and join us at the Ant Farm Cafe and Bakery, 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, Oregon 97055, for First Friday in Sandy 5 PM- I will be showing four of my paintings along with ‘Father Time,’ and my Sherry Goes Sane books. During the month of October, … Continue reading

ABOUT Fiftieth Reunion

Attending my fiftieth class reunion with schizoaffective disorder   Thanks to Alice Savage Gardner, organizer of the RHS Class or 67′ reunions and everyone who showed at the 50th Roseburg High Class of 67′ Reunion. I had a ball. Everyone looked so happy and healthy and they treated me well with such love and respect.Thank … Continue reading

ABOUT RHS Class Reunion

Celebrating my fiftieth high school reunion this weekend   My fiftieth high school reunion at Seven Feathers is drawing near, and I cannot wait.  This is a picture of my older sister and me in my high school graduation dress standing on our porch in the Green District, Roseburg, Oregon. Fifty years ago, wow, how … Continue reading

ABOUT Soul Brothers

Grieving for my brother Doug a pioneer of marriage equality   My precious little soul brother, Doug, imitating me while we pose on the living room couch when he was two. His acting took him to great heights, actor at U of O and on the dean’s list for acting. Suddenly, AIDS split our soulful … Continue reading