CULTURE

Coronavirus culture: ‘Walden’ and fashion

Seeking to bend the coronavirus curve, governors and mayors have told millions of Americans to stay home. If you’re pondering what to read, it’s easy to find lists featuring books about disease outbreaks, solitude and living a simpler life. But it’s much harder to find a book that combines these themes. As the author of three books about essayist, poet and philosopher Henry David Thoreau,…


‘Unknown Eatress’ visits CULTURE Craft Coffee & Espresso, The Wooden Spoon

Coffee, Tea Or Me? I’ve always enjoyed the quaint, cool, coffeehouse vibe. There is the star of coffee bucks just about everywhere to start or top off the day. Da-da da-da ta-dah… The Star has been trumped by CULTURE Craft Coffee & Espresso at The Centre, now along with Lexus and Vintana taking coffee to a whole new Level 2 from where you take the…


On the road again: Desperately seeking new Philosophical Library home

Don’t look now but Escondido’s venerable Philosophical Library dating back to 1963 is nowhere to be found. It’s last Facebook page post was in October 2016 with a link to a GoFundMe page that had raised $238 — of a $20,000 goal — as of Friday, March 10, 2017. “Such a good cause, said Dionne Beeson for the self-funding page’s only post. “Even with all the e-books…