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The Future Show. Victoria Bar.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda: The Future Show at Artists Repertory Theatre Highlights: I like an artist who pushes the envelop; shakes things up a bit.  Unconventionality often breeds innovation and has given us the likes of Picasso and Dahli, the … Continue reading

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“As You Like It” at The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven Theater. Le Bistro Montage

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  Shakespeare”s “As You Like It” at The Steep and Thorny Way to Heaven Theater, followed by dinner at Le Bistro Montage Highlights: I have concluded that there must be a secret society for clueless people attending … Continue reading

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Trevor & Dots Cafe.

She Said Tonight’s Agenda  Trevor at the Artists Repertory Theater Dot’s Cafe, Highlights When I first read reviews that Trevor was a play about a chimpanzee I thought, “This sounds really stupid.”  I envisioned a cartoonish ape saying cute things … Continue reading

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Portland Garden Walk, The River Walk and Departures

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Portland Garden Tour West         Waterfront Loop         Departure Bar and Restaurant Highlights: What could possibly be better than a day of touring gardens, hiking, and eating?  My husband has said that I have three passions: gardening, my children, … Continue reading

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Ava Genes

She Said Tonight’s Agenda:  Ava Gene’s After multiple attempts to secure reservations at Ava Gene’s, this popular Italian restaurant finally decided to let us in.  Would it be worth the wait?  Located in the gentrified SE Division neighborhood, Ava Gene’s … Continue reading

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The Bomb-itty of Errors & Le Moule. He Said Extras.

The Bomb-itty of Errors There are things that mark me as a geezer. I do not understand tattoos, visible underwear, the hideous square glasses frames that always look awful and hip hop. Rap is an oeuvre, like country, that usually does … Continue reading

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Accanto, My Brothers CrayFish, Sunny’s Diner, Cafe Mingo. He Said Extra.

He Said Accanto We continue in our quest to try all top 10 Italian restaurants in PDX. Accanto is in the space next to where the Genoa restaurant used to be. For you non-geezers Genoa was at one time the … Continue reading

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Whipple Creek Regional Park, Radio Room Part Deux.

She Said Highlights: It has been a weird summer here in lumberland. The skies have been cloudy and the temperatures only in the 70’s, while the rest of the nation is sizzling in heat. People think of Portland as a … Continue reading

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Moulton Falls Hike/ South Pacific Cafe/Renata. He Said Extra.

He Said Moulton Falls Hike As I have said, a good Geezer hike is no more than 6 miles, mostly flat and near water. For those criteria, Moulton Falls Hike is almost perfect. I never think of crossing the Columbia to … Continue reading

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Portland Blues Festival, Barlows Artisinal Bar, Mucca Osteria, and the deLuxe Hotel

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Portland Blues Festival, Mucca Osteria, and the deLuxe Hotel Highlights: I have always found it surprising that Zydeco music is played at the Blues Festival. With its joyful and big bouncy beat, Zydeco seems the antithesis … Continue reading

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