Manchester United at Real Salt Lake, July 17, 2017

More Proof Life Is Unfair


Last Monday night, WC got to see the world’s most popular game played by the world’s most popular sports team, live, from box seats, for free. Specifically, WC watched an exhibition match between Real Salt Lake, U.S. Major League Soccer’s Salt Lake City, Utah franchise, and Manchester United, which is pretty much beyond question the…

Bumpersticker, Cordova, Alaska, Photographer Uknown

Cordova and the Copper River Highway


Even today you can see the bumperstickers around Cordova: There is not and never has been a road from Cordova to the rest of the world. There used to be a railroad from Cordova through Chitina to McCarthy, the Copper River & Northwestern Railroad. Cordova exists because of the railroad and the $200 million in…