The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: local history

inquiry (1)

22 August 2003, around 0.55.

Indigenous people fishing at Celilo Falls on the Columbia River, 1950 (dammed 1957). ODOT Historical Travel Photos

inquiry (2)

22 August 2003, around 19.27.

William J. Faubion House Zigzag, OR (built ca. 1908) [June 2002]

inquiry (3)

23 August 2003, around 15.44.

It is a long story and a sad story, not yet complete and not entirely knowable – mainly about the past and how to deal with it. For lack of evidence, I’ll skip the beginning, though the middle is hearsay and the end has not yet arrived. Starting, then, in media res: the old man […]

inquiry (4)

30 August 2003, around 4.18.

William J. Faubion House Zigzag, OR (built ca. 1908) [August 2003]

inquiry (5)

30 August 2003, around 21.15.

Game was plentiful and at times a drove of elk could be seen on Hunchback mountain which at that time was bare of timber. Food consisted of fresh meat they could kill, beans, bacon, potatoes and dried fruit. Together they cut all trees in the valley, mostly alder. One year late in August, they set […]

inquiry (6)

22 September 2003, around 14.13.

Historical inevitability.

inquiry (7)

22 December 2003, around 16.19.

‘La Casa Monte’, ca. 1914 Faubion House, ca. 2003

from that other place

17 January 2014, around 20.58.

If one grows up in Oregon, one hears a lot about William Stafford. Always being the sort of person to avoid what other people are talking about (with no regard for its merit or interest), I never read any of his work until just a few months ago – and I expected to sneer even […]

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