Agreeable eye.

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: local history

inquiry (1)

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

inquiry (2)

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

inquiry (3)

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)

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

inquiry (5)

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)

Historical inevitability.

inquiry (7)

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

from that other place

Downstream they have killed the river—built a dam; by that power they write to here a light: a turbine strides high poles to spit this flame at this flume going down. A spot glows white where an old man looks at the ghosts of the game— flickering twilight deep dumb shapes that glide. So many […]

ego hoc feci mm–MMXIX · cc 2000–2019 M.F.C.