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ABOUT RHS Class of 67 Reunion

Roseburg High Reunion Class of 67 Schizoaffective Disorder Healing   Not only, was the excitement of meeting classmates from years ago at the Roseburg High Class of 67′ Reunion Birthday Party in Roseburg, Oregon, I found myself once again making lasting relationships of a lifetime. Its hard to describe how amazing it felt to talk … Continue reading

Equal Pay Day

Thank you, to all men and women who support equal pay rights for women. Together we can make a difference.  

ARTWORK A Winters Rose

Dedication Schizoaffective and Bipolar Disorder   Alice Savage, head of the RHS Class Reunion of 67′ dedicates a wall in her house to my’ A Winter’s Rose’ painting 20×24, and my other paintings from top to bottom in the small frame, -‘Red Rose’ ‘Autumn Rose,’ and ‘Brilliant Flowers Rising Upward to meet the Sun.’

‘Personality of the Month’

There was a time in my life when things were easier to overcome. I had faith to keep me from going overboard, and encouragement and love from my teachers and school friends to help me stay on the right track. I was a little bit ‘older’ and ‘wiser’ and capable of handling what I had … Continue reading

Comments- the Humanists of Greater Portland

Nearing the end of my 2015 speaking tour. People are reaching out in so many beautiful ways. I am so happy to say that I will give a presentation on Schizoaffective Disorder, Sherry Goes Sane to the Volunteer Ombudsmans at the First Presbyterian Church in Vancover, December 28th. Yesterday I just received a comment on … Continue reading

‘Humanist’ Comment

I am so thrilled to receive this comment about my speech ‘Living A Life With Schizoaffective Disorder and Sherry Goes Sane that I gave on November 29th to the Humanists of Greater Portland: Dear Sherry, I want to sincerely thank you for your presentation on mental illness. It was a moving presentation and informative. You gave … Continue reading

Traveling in my mind with friends

What a great experience I had at Larry Miller’s- my RHS 67′ classmate and his husband Jay’s today. I met Alice Savage Gardner and Steve Totman there at Larry and Jay’s BBQ. Steve and his wife, Anita went to Europe recently and discovered the beauty of Barcelona in the La Sagrada Familia- Temple by Gaudi- and the … Continue reading

Happy May 1st- Open Minds Art Show

Last night, the Open Minds Art Show at Liz’s Café in Milwaukie, Oregon was a great success. There were a lot of up  conversations, beautifully displayed art work, and the environment was bright and cheerful. I was honored to be asked to exhibit my paintings in this show.Here are three pictures taken at the show. Michele Veenker, Executive Director of Clackamas NAMI, her husband, left, and … Continue reading

World Bipolar Day

World Bipolar Day. Sharing with you my Wellness Plan. Please ask me about a slide show of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings. It includes Don McLean singing Starry Night in the background to clips of Van Gogh’s paintings. My art teacher Dorothy, sent to me the video. It was serene, brilliant, and powerful. Let’s continue our support and compassion … Continue reading

The Holiday Season- The unreal world

I paint my unreal world. During the holidays, one may deal with stress, personal grief, economic concerns, and illnesses of all kinds. People with schizo-affective disorder and mental health disorders may tend to distort reality at these times. It can cause a change in their perception of reality. Trapped by the hustle and bustle of the holidays, they find ways to channel their energy … Continue reading