Author Archives: William Everett

Crater Lake

The Cascade Range, stretching along the West Coast from northern California into British Columbia, is by far the most volcanic region in North America. Seattle’s Mt. Ranier, Portland’s Mt. Hood, and its Washington neighbor Mt. St. Helens, are its most … Continue reading

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The Oregon Bach Festival

In days of violent acts and words, we all need times to center ourselves again in beauty that orders a world, in memories that give it meaning, and grandeur that frames our brief lives in the work of all creation. … Continue reading

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How Many More?

How many children more             must we sacrifice             to Great God Gun? How many more must die             to feed the greed of             Smith and Wesson, Remington, and Glock? How many more must die             so that their … Continue reading

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Aging in our Communities

Last week I had a public conversation about aging at our local library with Dr. Michael Pass, a local physician who has helped establish a very fine hospice program and facility in our county. We were discussing Atul Gawande’s fine … Continue reading

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