Mission San Juan Bautista

UPDATE: It is important to remember that while California Missions have been hailed as places of peace, they also have deep and complicated histories, including slavery, violence, and forced religious conversion. After securing our apartment and spending time in Disneyland, we headed back north, stopping at Mission San Juan Bautista. I had visited this mission back…

Mission Dolores

UPDATE: It is important to remember that while California Missions have been hailed as places of peace, they also have deep and complicated histories, including slavery, violence, and forced religious conversion. My last stop on this trip to San Francisco was Mission Dolores.  It was on our way back to the airport, and so Patrick…

Vertigo

As posted a few weeks ago, Patrick and I had the pleasure my favorite Hitchcock film, Rope, on the big screen, and had mentioned the same cinema would be showing Rear Window soon, however, there was a mix up, and they ended up getting Vertigo instead.  Now while I favor Rear Window to Vertigo, I…

Rope

Last night Patrick and I had the glorious pleasure of seeing my favorite Hitchcock film on the big screen, Rope. We arrived early, as per usual for me…and ordered up a couple slices of pizza to munch on prior to the film – thank goodness for the Portland trend of combining pizza, beer and movies. …