Sleep in a Tipi & Visit the Site of the First McDonald’s along Route 66

During the week Patrick decided to surprise me with a mini, one night getaway at the Wigwam Motel in Rialto on Route 66! An icon of the Mother Road, the Wigwam Motel is a handful of concrete tipi structures (not actual wigwams, which are domelike in shape) that are quaint, and of course, small. There…

“Stop Being Demure. You’re Already on the Bed.”

Last night brought the season finale of Mad Men and a crowd of well dressed people to Portland’s Hollywood Theatre. For the evening I wore a different dress than I intended.  Originally I was going to wear a chartreuse number that I thrifted awhile back, but when I walked into Hollywood Babylon this last week…

“You Don’t Want Most of It. You Want All of It”

Another Sunday…Another Mad Men…Another swingin’ 60s outfit… Last night I really broke out the mod with this geometric navy and cream mini dress.  Look at that hemline!  I came in a very close second in the evening’s best dressed contest.  I lost out to a gal that I’ve chatted with quite a few times over…

“Surprise! There’s an Airplane Here to See You!”

Ah, Sundays.  Sure, the weekend is over, but it also means it’s Mad Men time.  Once again we attended the weekly screening at Portland’s historic Hollywood Theatre. Unlike previous nights, this dress isn’t really anything special, just a 60s number I picked up a few years ago and bears an “Alper Schwartz” label in the…