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Amy’s Gift

Selfie living with Schizoaffective Disorder   Wearing my good and dearest friend, Amy Myers’ get well gift to me- A Native American printed scarf. It is so touching.  

ARTWORK People’s Choice

More results from my entry at the Multnomah County Fair   Overwhelmed with happiness. Yesterday, I had the honor to receive a People’s Choice Award for my painting of the Indian Chief, Chief Standing, from the President of the Art Board Committee at the Multnomah County Fair. He said that the viewers voted on it … Continue reading


Fortunate to have my paintings hung at the Gladstone DMV   These are my six paintings displayed at the Gladstone DMV, Gladstone Oregon. They will be on display from January 30th- April 30th, 2018. Enjoy! Sherry  


My guy’s birthday   Today, my dear, sweet, supportive, husband, Joe, turns 72. I love my man.


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

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


Had a wonderful time at the NAMI Multnomah picnic at Laurelhurst Park on Thursday   Received a NAMI MultnomahVolunteer Recognition Award for my services as a lecturer in a psych ward and an In Our Own Voice speaker to hospitals, universities, Family2Family classes and mental health corperations since 2011. Saturday day I joined Gary Marschke, … Continue reading

ABOUT Father’s Day

My husband, my friend   Joe, who ran a printing press the majority of his life, and who was afflicted with diabetes in 1987,  is my mainstay of 39 years.  He has been through one of my hospitalizations and took care of me through my bout of psychosis and other physical ailments. Joe has been emotionally strong for me upon the … Continue reading

ABOUT Memorial Day

Celebrating Memorial Day with Schizoaffective Disorder and Bipolar Disorder   Everyone please have a safe, happy, peaceful, and wonderful Memorial Day. I am remembering the sacrifices of our service men and women who fought for our freedom for this country and those who have perished, and I’m wishing they were here. Today is my stepdaughter, … Continue reading


Feeling happy and grateful with Schizoaffective Disorder this Thanksgiving Holiday   May the sun rise up to greet you this Thanksgiving and give you peaceful, restful, and healing thoughts. Thank you to all my cousins, my friends, my political organizations, and NAMI groups on this website, twitter, and Facebook. Your connections and wonderful posts have … Continue reading