Wb1c.JPG (25860 bytes) WOMAN BEAR

( 1998 Donald R Ricker)


The river is busy eroding the shoreline of a settlement abandoned to the weeds...The rugged coastline stretches to the west, almost seeming to curve north many miles away. There are abundant fish in the river, sealife in the ocean, and wild game in the hills...Why then are these houses deserted?