Month: July 2006

10 Tips I Wish Someone Had Given Me Before I Launched My Freelance Writing Career By Patty Harder

Link: 10 Tips I Wish Someone Had Given Me Before I Launched My Freelance Writing Career By Patty Harder. "In this first year of writing self-employment, I learned many things that improved my business savvy and monthly income. Here are 10 tips I wish someone had given me before I launched my freelance writing business."

Stream & Trail Watchers Fight Crime

Break-ins and other crimes have become a big problem in Oregon the outdoors as of late.  In a recent story, NPR covered how citizens are organizing to monitor and take back their public lands:  Link: Stream & Trail Watchers Fight Crime. "The last thing you want to worry about while you enjoy the great outdoors … Read More

More Sunset summer refreshment

With all this boiling weather — which is blissfully, finally, dying down — I’m keeping this list of drinks, from Sunset Magazine, close by: Granita Recipe – Fruits – Sunset Grasshopper Milkshake Recipe – Fruits – Sunset Raspberry Lemonade Recipe – Fruits – Sunset Chocolate Fizz Recipe – Chocolate – Sunset

July and August at Iraila

The fine folks at Iraila (24th & Hilyard, 541-684-8400, up some of the best damn grub in Eugene. More than that though, they have a huge focus on supporting different aspects of the Eugene community, from dance to theater.

Check out their July and August happenings, reprinted from their latest newsletter. Things to look out for include their box lunches, to take with you to this August’s Shakespeare in the Park, in Amazon Park in south Eugene. (By the way, this summer’s outdoor performance is The Taming of the Shrew — it’s outdoors, free and open to the public.)

One last note, on Hilyard’s summer roadwork: if you’ve noticed all the construction happening on Hilyard Street this summer, not to worry. Iraila’s entryways should always be accessible, save for a couple of days at the intersection at 24th. I’m guessing you can find a way to get around via Alder, but if not, just park somewhere in the Alder neighborhoods and walk on down.

Now to the Iraila news. Read on, but more importantly, get yourself a reservation and get on down to Iraila, at 24th & Hilyard, for some of Eugene’s best damn Mediterranean chow. Got it?

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