Wright's Point from the east; photo credit Twilight, via Creative Commons License

Geology 101: Inverted Topography


As you drive south across the Harney Basin on Oregon Highway 201, you can’t miss Wright’s Point. The very long, very narrow, steep-sided ridge sticks out 10 miles into the basin, rising 250 feet above the flat lakebed. The much-diverted Silvies River loops around the easterly end of Wright’s Point, headed further south to Malheur…

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A Servant of the Rule of Law


WC missed Robert Mueller’s testimony to the House Intelligence Committee. One of the blessings of the eastern slopes of the Oregon Cascades is that there is precious little internet access. The respite was wonderful. Since returning to what passes for civilization in these decadent days, WC has read a lot of the House hearing transcript…

The Other Crater Lake


WC is back from a week-long trip to the easterly side of the Oregon Cascades, where the scenery is very, very good but services do not include internet. This is the first of several posts from the trip. Crater Lake, in the Oregon Cascades, is justly famous. That remnant of Mt. Mazama is a near-perfect…

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Bumpersticker Evidence


This pickup is a parked a few blocks from WC’s house. WC offers this photo as evidence that not every one is capable to critical, logical thinking. Even if their vote counts just as much as yours. Note the two references to Infowars, Alex Jones’ completely discredited conspiracy-mongering website and podcast. Recall that Jones testified,…