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Women’s Day

Equality and peace for all and to women celebrating International Womens Day today

New Year

Happy New Year   I hope that you and yours had a very Merry Christmas and are enjoying the New Year. My New Year’s resolution is to- teach mind to be kinder to my myself, to speak up when something is bothering me, to take care of my biggest challenges first by going on long … Continue reading

Merry Xmas

Happy Holidays     Joe and I are wishing my family, primos e primas, amigos and acquaintances in Brazil, “Feliz Natal,” to my friends in Italy, “Buon Natale,” to my amigos in Mexico, “Feliz Navidad,” and our friends and family in the United States and around the world, a very Merry Christmas. May you have a … Continue reading


Santa’s early Christmas to me   Visited with Santa and receive and early Christmas from him: a new knee. Now I can walk successfully without a cane and reasonably cruise the city with no problem. I graduate from PT this week and I want to thank you for your prayers and support. My knee operation … Continue reading

Giving Thanks

Made soul boxes tonight at the Cerimon House with Judy Fardig and friends   Wishing you and yours a happy, safe, and healthy Thanksgiving filled with an abundance of love Painting of Navajo woman by Sherry M. Joiner  

ABOUT Father’s Day

Happy Fathers Day   I Stand by My Man- Happy Father’s Day Weekend in advance. To all the men who treat their wives as an equal partner in life, to all the men who genuinely love, give, forgive, care and respect their children, and to all the men who truly weep for a just cause, … Continue reading

ARTWORK Fair Ribbons

The joy of exhibiting at the fair   Jumping up and down for joy. Last night, I received an Honorable Mention Ribbon for my painting of an Indian Chief, a Second Place Ribbon for my painting of “Rose,” and a Third Place Ribbon for my painting of the “Ocean” at the Multnomah County Fair. A … Continue reading

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.

Mothers Day

Celebrating Mothers Day Holiday   Happy Mother’s Day! Have a wonderful day! Went out to dinner with my husband and step kids at Portland Seafood Company for Mother’s Day. Becky, my stepdaughter presented me with this beautiful bouquet of orange tinted roses and yellow lilies. The unexpected seems to be happening in my neck of … Continue reading


We are redheads my sweet sister is two years older than I and I’m the one with a mental illness So often my words don’t show how I feel within, but my sister, Diana, is the best sister that has ever happened to me. She is a wonderful teacher, musician, photographer, wife, mother, and grandmother … Continue reading