Tagged with bipolar disorder- schizo-affective disorder

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.  

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

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