B. Scott Holmes

Just trying to stay alive and keep my sideburns too
Kuna Glacier circa 1975

The Kuna Glacier circa 1975. It no longer looks like this.



I Ching Trigrams

"Face it Tim, we’ve broken the sky, and we will have to pay for it.", Martin Cohen

  • Quaternary Geographer
  • Professional Cartographer/Remote Sensing Analyst
  • Park Ranger
  • Database Application Developer (Informix, PostgreSQL, MySQL etc)
  • HTML, CSS, PHP and most recently Drupal Designer
  • Retail Grunt
  • Mark Twain Aficionado

Following the Equator: Chapter XXXV

Sun, 11/26/2017 - 13:27 -- scott
Fifty Miles in Four Hours—Comfortable Cars—Town of Wauganui—Plenty of Maoris—On the Increase—Compliments to the Maoris—The Missionary Ways all Wrong—The Tabu among the Maoris—A Mysterious Sign—Curious War-monuments—Wellington
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens

A Study in Scarlet

A study in Scarlet is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes adventure, a novel wherein much of the action takes place in the American West. We are first introduced to John H. Watson, M.D., Late of the Army Medical Department. Seeking a roommate, he is introduced to Sherlock Holmes. The second chapter is an introduction to Holmes's Science of Deduction. Sherlock is invited to the scene of the crime in the third chapter by Scotland Yard detective Tobias Gregson, Lestrade is also present at the scene of the crime.

Following the Equator: Chapter XXXII

Sun, 10/29/2017 - 09:48 -- scott
Maori War Canoe Carving
Description of the Town of Christ Church—A Fine Museum—Jade-stone Trinkets—The Great Moa—The First Maori in New Zealand—Women Voters—"Person" in New Zealand Law Includes Woman—Taming an Ornithorhynchus—A Voyage in the 'Flora' from Lyttelton—Cattle Stalls for Everybody—A Wonderful Time.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens

Horse Creek Treaty

Mon, 05/01/2017 - 00:39 -- scott

I received an email from someone that currently lives in this area, which prompted me to look further into its history. Of particular significance, especially in regards to current land grabs effecting Native Americans of today, and everyone else that needs to drink the water here, is the Horse Creek Treaty of 1851 - officially known as the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851.

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