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ARTWORK Sea Speaks

A poem and painting I wrote and painted. The sea speaks to me in the doubts and discord of the upcoming election   ‘The Sea speaks,’ “My waves are stretched like arms to surround you. I carry kindness and love contagiously in motion to the shore. Help me to speak to the expressions of truth, … Continue reading

ABOUT Brother Aids

As the thunder  storm paints soft smudges on my heart, I reminisce about my brother Doug who died of Aids   In the middle of September, my brother, Doug died in 1990 of AIDS at 32 years old. He and his partner, Doug A. took on the most difficult thing to do, the decision to … Continue reading

ARTWORK Fires 2020

Lincoln City Oregon impacted by fires   So many memories to relive while I roomed with my good friend, Alice, in Lincoln City 1968. This is a painting I did, I call ‘Ocean on ‘Fire’ by Sherry M. Joiner.  I hope when the tide turns we won’t ever have to fight the horrific fires and … Continue reading

KEYNOTE Prevent Suicide

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day Please remember this number 1-800-273-8255 and dial it when you or your loved one needs help. You have the strength to make the best to what you believe in and to reach out to help prevent suicide.  It is also the day our courageous heroes fought and perished on … Continue reading

ABOUT Climate Change

Sending hope prayers to all of my family and friends in Ashland Medford Eugene California Northwest Oregon and Washington   To those that I hold dear to my heart and are in danger. The fire and wind season is frightful. I hope that my loved ones have a safe plan to get out when they … Continue reading


A fan at Senator Jeff Merkley’s rally some time ago I’m supporting politicians who care for my well-being and bring out the best in me   Vice President Biden is just as genuine and strong and powerful as he looks    

ABOUT Women’s Vote

I give my support for Susan B Anthony and love to all the women who struggled to exercise their right to vote august eighteen nineteen twenty a hundred years ago   The Nineteenth Amendment, Women’s Suffrage, Women’s Right to Vote provided the African American women, Asian, Native Indian, Latinas, white seniors and young, and immigrants … Continue reading

ABOUT Biden pick

Congratulations Senator Kamala Harris   There’s nothing like something more positive, beautiful, and powerful than having a black woman – South Asian woman like Senator Kamala Harris as Vice President Biden’s running mate in the White House. It is an exceptional time for us to define ourselves as men and women and immigrants carriers of … Continue reading

HOME I met the President

Happy Birthday Mr. President   Happy Birthday President Obama, You are a wonderful man with incomparable strength, honesty, compassion and integrity. Thank you so much for all that you do. This picture of my photo op with President Obama at Intel in Hillsboro, Oregon, Feb. 18, 2011. Photography by Pete Souza.