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Get Thrifty – Eugene Weekly

What started out for me as a budget necessity has turned into a passion in its own right. A wise woman in my life once told me that she could walk into a thrift store and run her hands through the shelves to quickly find each cashmere sweater. While I’m …

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Oil spill off Newport Beach

Update by the US Coast Guard8:45 p.m., October 3, 2021 The unified command continued its response to the oil spill off the coast of Orange County on Sunday. Fourteen boats carried out oil recovery operations on Sunday afternoon. Three Coast Guard boats have imposed a 1,000-meter safety zone around the …

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Critique of the Silence of the Girls

My first reaction to the idea that someone would try to retell the story of The Illiad seemed like a reckless enterprise – one doomed to fail because it seemed too difficult and a gigantic task, but in the early chapters I could see Pat Barker’s skill in telling the …

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