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Painting of Joelle

Painting during the Holidays, I did an oil portrait I named, ‘Joelle,’ a Brazilian child. Please visit the Homepage of this website to see a preview of the ‘Live’ presentation I gave to the Humanists of Greater Portland in November. Enjoy!  

Keynote Address- First Presbyterian Church

My Keynote Address Monday at the First Presbyterian Church in Vancouver. I gave a presentation to Neil Degerstedt, Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington and Volunteer Ombudmans. Neil Degerstedt comments were- “Sherry, Another round of applause for your heartfelt and deeply moving presentatiion today. Our volunteers and staff were very touched with your … 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

Speaking at the Humanists Event

During my speaking tour, I have received three of the greatest gifts of life. Love, self acceptance, and forvieness. I was able to reach out to help others in a strong, connective way. Yesterday, I gave a presentation on Living A Life With Schizoaffective disorder, Sherry Goes Sane, to the Humanists of Greater Portland, The … Continue reading

NAMI OR State Conference Speech

Speaking at the NAMI Oregon Annual Conference in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It took place at the Village Green Resort Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, on the topic of ‘Living a Life With Schizoaffective Disorder, Sherry Goes Sane.’ I met so many wonderful, genuine, people there, and I was honored with a standing ovation. Thank you Jeana Wheeler for … Continue reading

Humanists Speaking Event

Planning and preparing for my husband, Joe’s 70th birthday celebration, has come to a point of completion. The big day is here, and festivities begin tonight lasting two days. Can’t wait to see my family and friends. I so love November. I’m happy to announce that in this month also, I will be giving two … Continue reading

Speaking at NAMI OR State Conference

Looking forward to giving my Special Lunchtime Presentation: Living A Life With Schizoaffective Disorder-Sherry Goes Sane, at the NAMI Oregon’s Annual Conference in Cottage Grove, Oregon. It’s at the Village Green Resort, November 14th, from Noon- 1pm. Hope to see you there! This is a painting I did in oils. I call it ‘Meditation.’ It … Continue reading

ARTWORK Speaking

Art public speaking interview Schizoaffective Disorder and Bipolar Disorder healing   Healing from a chaos. I’m so thrilled to have the opportunity to give an IOOV speech at the University of Portland yesterday, and to give a phone interview, today, on schizoaffective disorder for a college OT presentation, by Jessica Pham MS. Occupational Therapy Candidate … Continue reading

Vincent Van Gogh Week

So grateful that I will be interviewed by KBOO Community Radio on Monday, July 27th at 11 AM. Please listen in. Thank you so much. This Wednesday, also, I will help support NAMI Multnomah & Suicide Prevention. I am selling flowers for the ‘The Flowers of Van Gogh Flower Sale,’ July 29th, 11-3pm at NorthStar Clubhouse. Flowers will … Continue reading