Filed under grieving

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

ARTWORK Soul Boxing

Soul Boxing, a healing art   Having a ‘Soul Box Moment’ with friends and acquaintances, Tuesday night. We will reach our goal in February, I am confident.

KEYNOTE AIDS

I still grieve for my brother as if his death happened yesterday   Carrying on with my loving memory of my brother Doug, today, who died of AIDS on September 16, 1990, when he was thirty-two years old. And thinking of all the wonderful things he did for me, my family, and the world. The … Continue reading

ABOUT Two Icons

A painful two weeks dealing with the deaths of two people I admire love and cherish Missing Aretha Franklin, a beautiful soul and a great artist, and Senator John McCain, a dedicated patriot and a beautiful light.  Both icons with very good kind hearts. May the angels in heaven watch over them.

ABOUT Aretha Franklin

Words cannot express what a shock Aretha Franklin’s death came to me   She was an incredibly beautiful and talented woman, artist, and icon and could lift me out of depression with her dynamic voice. I will miss her. Painting Red Summer Rose by Sherry M. Joiner

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.

ABOUT Tribute to Tia Paula

In memory of my moms sister   Losing someone is hard, however losing the last member of mom’s Brazilian immediate family of 12 is even harder.  Feeling such sorrow that my Brazilian mom’s youngest sister, my Aunt Paula, passed away the day before yesterday in Brazil. I met her in Bahia when I was in … 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

KEYNOTE Suicide

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.