“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…

Stars and Stripes at the Drive-In

Last night, Katie, Pat and I went to the 99W drive-in for a second viewing of Captain America. One of the things I really enjoy about the drive-in is the pride the Francis family takes in their ownership of such a nostalgic novelty.  After opening the gates, third generation owner Brian Francis stood near the…