My Top 8 Books of 2020

This year I read 43 books. Of those, eight books earned a 5-star rating, which I only give if they changed something about the way I think about the world, they are well written, and they are enjoyable to read. I hope you find something you like. The complete list of 43 books can be … Read more

The Klamath Basin – 2

This is part 2 of a multi-part series. Read part 1 here. II. To the south of Tule Lake is Lava Beds National Monument, forty-six thousand acres of volcanic flows, cinder cones, lava tubes, pit craters, and jagged igneous rock. It is a maze that will easily abrade even the most attentive traveler, and can … Read more

The Klamath Basin

I. Fog blots the horizon, obscures it even from imagination. The still water of Tule Lake is a reflection so perfect it is invisible, so seamless that we seem to be on an island in a featureless sky, surrounded only by sparse constellations of scattered ducks and loons suspended in midair. We have come up … Read more