Million Dollar Meal, Baby

Last night we had dinner with Hilary Swank. OK, the Oscar-winning actress┬ádidn’t show up at Portland’s top-rated restaurant Beast to dine with us specifically, but we were seated at the same communal table. She was there with her father and other family members, who apparently have connections with the local area. Hilary lived in BellinghamContinue reading “Million Dollar Meal, Baby”

Bye Bye, Charlie Harper Guy

The Oscars are tonight, and I’m looking forward to the telecast. I generally avoid awards shows – there’s only so much excessive self-congratulatory back-patting spread out over three or four hours that a person can take – but I never miss the Academy Awards. I’m a movie fanatic, and this year I’ve seen all tenContinue reading “Bye Bye, Charlie Harper Guy”