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ABOUT At NAMI Walks

Met my friend Oregon Senator Lew Frederick and Advocate for Wellness television interviewer Ann Kasper at the Nami Walks Sunday in Portland   We met on my walk for mental health and to stomp out stigma, 5/19/19. Here is our photo.

ABOUT NAMI Walks

Yesterday I volunteered at the Nami Clackamas table and walked for mental health at the Nami Walks   The event took place Sunday May 19th at the Vera Katz Esplanade in Portland, Oregon. It was fun seeing good friends, old and new, and for such a great cause. I admire my Executive Director Michele Veenker’s … Continue reading

ABOUT Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mothers Day with my family   Received a wonderful Mother’s Day card from my stepdaughter Cathy and her husband and last night my other stepdaughter Becky and I went out to dinner to celebrate Mother’s Day at Portland Seafood Company. Happy Mother’s Day to all of my friends who are mothers and all of … Continue reading

ARTWORK Ant Farm Cafe

Displaying my paintings at the Ant Farm Cafe during May is for Mental Health Month   Please stop by for a visit at the Ant Farm Cafe, 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, Oregon 97055 between 7 am and 3 pm. M-F, to enjoy my paintings hung on the walls of the cafe.

ABOUT My Psychiatrist

Celebrating Dr. Smiths birthday   On my last visit with Dr. Ward T. Smith, my psychiatrist of 26 years, I celebrated his birthday with him. I will miss him. He helped me to work with my schizoaffective disorder diligently and faithfully and he is one of the reasons why I am stable today.

ARTWORK Sunshine

Sprinkled some sunshine on my portrait’s hair   Painting with highlights on my Hispanic girl’s hair. ‘Thinking about Spring’ by Sherry M. Joiner

ARTWORK Healing

Ocean Sunset painting by Sherry Joiner   Sometimes for a peace of mind, I love to go to the ocean to walk, enjoy, unwind. I painted this ocean scene to relieve the stress, pressure, and tension of the things going on in my life and everyone’s life right now. Enjoy!  

New Zealand

Grieving   My love sympathy and sadness go out to the forty-nine people who perished at Christchurch in New Zealand and the twenty people who were seriously injured Friday. May the sorrow held by the victims, survivors and families affected by this insane act, be placed in the hopes of the country of New Zealand … Continue reading