Who says you can’t talk about race, religion and gender?

How do you guys feel about book clubs? I’ve never really belonged to one, well at least not beyond reading the first book. Since moving to Portland, I’ve been checking out different groups to meet people to build up my tribe.

It’s important for me to have a tribe, a group of good friends who are there for you, are honest with you, even if it’ll make you mad, and really just love you unconditionally. My friend Patti mentioned she was going to ask her … Read more ...

Goodbye Chicago, we’re moving to Portland

There’s exciting times here at She’sWrite. First there was my Voices of the Year honor, now I want to tell you more big news: We’re moving to Portland.

Portland Oregon - White Stag sign.  Photo by Steve Morgan.Yes, 2,109 miles westward-ho to “Rose City” where they vow to keep life weird. Although Portland was never in our plans, in fact we wanted to move much farther east, Hubby was presented with a job opportunity that was too good to pass up.

So the past few weeks have been filled with researching Portland, its schools … Read more ...