Bar: a gate, a grave, an entrance to the other world, that looks like this one but contains within it the energy of passage, which is everything. The bar is passed differently, whether one is moving upstream or down. In this way, a river can be used for divination and the creation of a future.
Sandbars on the Okanogan River, Riverside, Washington
The train tracks follow the Cariboo Trail, the old Hudson’s Bay Company Trail between the Columbia and the North.