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ABOUT Children

Preemie Mental Health Month   This month is Mental Health for Wellness Month. I am so proud to announce that I became a Great Grandma to little Phoebe Ann Marie Bell. More about Phoebe.She is 3lbs. 5oz. and knowing the struggles she is going through, being hooked up to IV’s, tubes in her nose, lessens what … Continue reading

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Schizoaffective experiences recorded Oregon State Hospital Doctor Mickey Stellavato I’m going to the Oregon State Hospital Museum. “Maybe I’m Crazy (lyrics from “Crazy,” by Gnarls Barkley) and “All She Wants To Do Is Dance,” by Don Henley, are playing on the radio. That means they know I am coming since I was out of my … Continue reading

My brother Doug’s Anniversary

Every year on September 16th, I celebrate my brother’s anniversary. I remember the first year I made an AIDS quilt with a blue and pink background and his name in the shape of a cross. I would go on a sentimental yet passionate walk watching the trees undress their branches into the brilliant colors of autumn, … Continue reading

My NAMI Anniversary

So happy to announce that I am celebrating my third year as a Lecturer volunteering in a psych ward for NAMI Multnomah and giving speeches in NAMI’s In Our Own Voice program.

‘The Storms of Life’ on Exhibition

Here is a photo of my painting ‘The Storms of Life.’ I will be exhibiting it among others at the Oregon Society of Artists’ Galley on August 3 to August 28, 2014, 1-4 pm. There is a reception August 3rd, Sunday also at 1-4.  You are welcome to come in , view the paintings, and browse … Continue reading


Schizoaffective Disorder Bipolar Disorder Mental Illness in General Stigma   Steps to healing. Several years ago, I made a diagram of the total me: what my views were towards life and how I fit into this gigantic world revolving around me. It’s rewarding to see how far I have traveled and how far I still … Continue reading

Thoughts and Dreams

    I paint my dream. As I enjoy the fall air and the beautiful leaves touch the ground, thoughts come to me — Dream a life of happiness and kindness will fulfill your dreams.