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Book Reading from Sherry Goes Sane   Last night, I was invited by NAMI Clackamas to give a reading from my book, Sherry Goes Sane, at the ‘Poetry Slam,’ Ant Farm Cafe in Sandy, Oregon. There were amazing stories and poems delivered by lyricists, singers, and musicians. I was so happy to be in a … Continue reading


Giving a reading of Sherry Goes Sane   Just a dream giving my Reading of Sherry Goes Sane on stage at First Friday in Milwaukie. The audience was so kind and receptive. The Writer’s Event was hosted by NAMI Clackamas and the guitar player and singer and rapper who performed were out of this world, … Continue reading

1st Friday Milwaukie

Please Join Us NAMI Clackamas at 1st Friday in Milwaukie NAMI members, family and friends will share stories, poems, raps, songs on the event stage tomorrow (June 2nd) between 5:00 – 5:30 pm in the parking lot across from Milwaukie City Hall. That performance will be followed by street corner storytelling, poetry reading, rapping, and singing at … Continue reading


Expression of art writing Sherry Goes Sane Schizoaffective Disorder   Writing Event for First Friday Milwaukie at Key Bank, 10888 SE Main, SE Monroe, Milwaukie, Oregon, June 2, 2017, 5-9 pm. hosted by NAMI Clackamas. I will be giving a reading of Sherry Goes Sane on stage, and will display one of my paintings with my books. Please … Continue reading

ARTWORK Art Therapy

Volunteer Outreach Art Therapy Speech living with Schizoaffective Disorder and Bipolar Disorder   Last evening, May 9,2017, I gave an Art Therapy Presentation to NAMI Clackamas at the Faith Hill Church in Milwaukie. Oregon.  I displayed my artwork and discussed my experiences living with schizoaffective disorder and how art was a benefit to my well … Continue reading

Photos of Event

Living with Schizoaffective Disorder photo view taken at expert presentation   More photos of my Expert Speech at Portland Providence Glisan Hospital on February 22, 2017. The painting in the first photo is an illustration of what I felt like at times, living with Schizoaffective Disorder in my 20’s (‘wide- eyed, seductive, and innocent’), and … Continue reading

Sherrys Events Expert Talk

Success in giving my Expert Speech with Schizoaffective Disorder   Thank you, everyone for coming to my presentation- Sherry Goes Sane, Everything You Wanted To Know About Schizoaffective Disorder in the Portland Providence Glisan Social Room. Throughout my presentation, I displayed several of my paintings to illustrate my experiences living with Schizoaffective Disorder. I felt … Continue reading


My Speaking Tour with Schizoaffective Disorder continues   Looking forward to my Expert Talk at ‘Evening With An Expert,’ hosted by NAMI Multnomah, on this Wednesday, February 22, 6-8 pm. It takes place at the Portland Providence Glisan Hospital, in the Social Room. Please mark your calendars. and come and enjoy yourselves at this event. … Continue reading

KEYNOTE Expert Speech

Expert speech on Schizoaffective Disorder   Yesterday, I turned 68, just two years shy of 70. I saw La La Land with my husband, Joe, and was treated to dinner at Portland Seafood Company by Joe with my step daughter, Becky. It was a great time. I am thrilled to say that I was chosen by … Continue reading

Honored with a Lamb Doll

Praying Lamb Doll Award, I received for giving my NAMI In Our Own Voice speech last night, to the VA Family2Family Class in Portland, Oregon. Isn’t he cute?