Lisa Schroeder is Executive Chef and Owner of Mother’s Bistro Bar, in Portland, Oregon. She is a mother, grandmother, chef, restaurateur and author devoted to providing better-than-authentic renditions of traditional home-cooked dishes at her popular, award-winning restaurant.
Johnna Wells is propelled by momentum and a heartfelt call to cultivate connection and champion for community. As a second generation Auctioneer, Artist, and Advocate, Johnna partners with change makers, empowering each along the way to be the change they wish to see in the world.
Brandon Cook is a multi-talented guitar player for major rock bands including Black n’ Blue, Dilana, The Loyal Order, and State of Balance. The recent song, “Ready for Dead,” by the Loyal Order, has over 1 million video views, and the debut album is released July 2020.
A skipping stone from Portland, to Michigan, New York City, and back to Portland. It was theatre and dance worlds in Manhattan. In Portland, total immersion into the radio broadcasting world (KGON, Q105, The BEAT, and KINK), more dance, theatre, art, and endless music.
Kelly Carlin, daughter of the brilliant comedian George, is a thinker, writer, talker and doodler. She’s funny, serious, silly and deep. Her fascinations range from discovering how to live a deep life, to freedom of expression, to the evolution of consciousness and the American psyche.
Not long ago you wouldn’t have imagined that getting dressed up for a party would be a luxury. Or dropping into Subway for a quick sandwich. Or sitting in Starbucks waiting for a client. Or relaxing in a salon as you get your nails done. Or stopping by a sports bar to grab a beer […]
I recently got a email with this photo. Someone I know sent it to me, to show me they’d taken a quote out of “Me, My Selfie & Eye” and placed it front and center on their refrigerator, to be reminded of my book’s words. This made me feel incredibly humbled and special! To know […]
Can I just say that having your best friends and loved ones with you to celebrate an accomplishment, a dream come true, the launch of your book that took 4 years to create, is THE best! About 50 people came to the beautiful space GATHER, in Portland, a stunning event space housed in an old […]