Tagged with bipolar disorder- schizo-affective disorder

Reunion

Happy seventieth birthday to the class of sixty seven   Throwing a Roseburg High School class reunion 70th birthday party on the 20th with my wonderful high school friend, Alice Savage Gardner. I can’t wait to see everyone and find out what they have been up to. I am so excited. We are going to … Continue reading

Documentary Schizoaffective

Went to Dr. Ward T Smiths retirement party last night   It was a time to mingle, laugh, and cry. I was Dr. Ward T. Smith’s client for twenty-six years. He was compassionate, caring, and skilled in helping with a very technical and difficult disease, Schizoaffective Disorder. I will miss his intelligence, sense of humor … Continue reading

ABOUT Graduation

Went to my grandson Jacobs high school graduation last night   Someone at Clackamas High School wrote in Jacob’s high school annual that Jacob is the most likely person to go to NASA. I am so ecstatic and thrilled. He is such a smart kid.  

ARTWORK Ribbons

Best of show and two first place ribbons at the multnomah county fair   Received a Best of Show  and First Place Ribbon for my Hispanic girl painting I called, ‘Grateful for the First Responders’ and a First Place Ribbon for my ocean scene I named, ‘From Sea to Shining Sea.’ Judging of the artwork … Continue reading

Memorial Day

Memorial Day memories two brazilian sisters and a brazilian mother   My sister Diana who is a photographer, came up from Ashland, Oregon, to Portland to meet me for lunch at a local restaurant. She looks up to me as being her little sister, and I look up to her as being my redheaded Brazilian … Continue reading

ABOUT At NAMI Walks

Met my friend Oregon Senator Lew Frederick and Advocate for Wellness television interviewer Ann Kasper at the Nami Walks Sunday in Portland   We met on my walk for mental health and to stomp out stigma, 5/19/19. Here is our photo.

ABOUT NAMI Walks

Yesterday I volunteered at the Nami Clackamas table and walked for mental health at the Nami Walks   The event took place Sunday May 19th at the Vera Katz Esplanade in Portland, Oregon. It was fun seeing good friends, old and new, and for such a great cause. I admire my Executive Director Michele Veenker’s … Continue reading

ABOUT Mother’s Day

Celebrating Mothers Day with my family   Received a wonderful Mother’s Day card from my stepdaughter Cathy and her husband and last night my other stepdaughter Becky and I went out to dinner to celebrate Mother’s Day at Portland Seafood Company. Happy Mother’s Day to all of my friends who are mothers and all of … Continue reading

ARTWORK Ant Farm Cafe

Displaying my paintings at the Ant Farm Cafe during May is for Mental Health Month   Please stop by for a visit at the Ant Farm Cafe, 39140 Proctor Blvd. Sandy, Oregon 97055 between 7 am and 3 pm. M-F, to enjoy my paintings hung on the walls of the cafe.