Tagged with bipolar disorder- schizo-affective disorder

Documentary AIDS

There is no cure for Aids and it took my brother too soon in September sixteen nineteen ninety within a year of mom’s Death anniversary   My brother, Doug, was a tender soul. He was nine years my younger. Before AIDS defeated his body, he took up knitting and knitted baby hats for premature babies.  … Continue reading

KEYNOTE Suicide

National Suicide Prevention Week   National Suicide Prevention Week is September 8th- September 14th. My sympathy and prayers go out to those that have completed their life through a suicide and for those who face and deal with the pain of suicide of their loved ones everyday. My Brazilian mother, Maria, Nov. 2, 1921- Feb. … Continue reading

ARTWORK Portrait of Michelle

My finished portrait of Michelle Obama   Can’t think of a better way to thank the wonderful wife of President Obama who stole my heart with her book Becoming, than to paint a portrait of her. Thanks so much Michelle for all you are doing. My portrait of Michelle, below.

Fair Ribbon

Still Life Pitcher and Lemons by Sherry Joiner   Received a Second Place Ribbon and an Award for my Still Life painting at the Clackamas County Fair. I am so happy.  

ARTWORK First Lady

Painting the First Lady by Sherry Joiner   What a gift to the world, Michelle Obama’s book Becoming is to everyone. I am so fond of the First Lady, Michelle Obama that I painted a portrait of her. In admiration, here is my portrait.  

ABOUT Gun Safety

I’m in so much pain and heartbroken for the people and children who perished and were injured in El Paso and Ohio   I feel like crawling into a deep dark cave and hiding and never coming out again. My love goes out to the family members who have lost their loved ones also. Why … Continue reading

NAMI

Nami Clackamas Picnic at Rivercrest Park   Enjoying time with the NAMI Clackamas folks and my Outreach Developer Coordinator, Gary Marschke. This organization helps so many people with mental health issues. Thank you for your time, energy, and compassion. Photo is of me and Gary.  

ABOUT Sisterly Love

Painting called Rio Samba Rose by Sherry M Joiner   Took the honor of presenting my Rio Samba Rose painting that I did to my half sister Shauna to decorate her house.  Painting below.

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