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

Roughing It - Chapter 29

Sun, 05/08/2011 - 22:54 -- scott
Out Prospecting—A Silver Mine At Last—Making a Fortune With Sledge and Drill—A Hard Road to Travel—We Own in Claims—A Rocky Country
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
May 5, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 28

Sun, 05/08/2011 - 00:09 -- scott
Arrive at the Mountains—Building Our Cabin—My First Prospecting Tour—My First Gold Mine—Pockets Filled With Treasures—Filtering the News to My Companions—The Bubble Pricked—All Not Gold That Glitters
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Fate Gardens
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
May 3, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 27

Sat, 05/07/2011 - 01:21 -- scott
Our manner of going—Incidents of the Trip—A Warm but Too Familiar a Bedfellow—Mr. Ballou Objects—Sunshine amid Clouds—Safely Arrived
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
Fate Gardens
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
May 3, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 25

Fri, 05/06/2011 - 00:38 -- scott
The Mormons in Nevada—How to Persuade a Loan from Them—Early History of the Territory—Silver Mines Discovered—The New Territorial Government—A Foreign One and a Poor One—Its Funny Struggles for Existence—No Credit, no Cash—Old Abe Currey Sustains it and its Officers—Instructions and Vouchers—An Indian's Endorsement—Toll-Gates
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
May 2, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 24

Wed, 05/04/2011 - 14:36 -- scott
Resolve to Buy a Horse—Horsemanship in Carson—A Temptation—Advice Given Me Freely—I Buy the Mexican Plug—My First Ride—A Good Bucker—I Loan the Plug—Experience of Borrowers—Attempts to Sell—Expense of the Experiment—A Stranger Taken In
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
May 2, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 23

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 13:05 -- scott
A Happy Life—Lake Tahoe and its Moods—Transparency of the Waters—A Catastrophe—Fire! Fire!—A Magnificent Spectacle—Homeless Again—We take to the Lake—A Storm—Return to Carson
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
April 28, 2011

Roughing It - Chapter 22

Sun, 05/01/2011 - 08:45 -- scott
The Son of a Nabob—Start for Lake Tahoe—Splendor of the Views—Trip on the Lake—Camping Out—Reinvigorating Climate—Clearing a Tract of Land—Securing a Title—Outhouse and Fences
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
April 28

Roughing It - Chapter 21

Thu, 04/21/2011 - 16:04 -- scott
Alkali Dust—Desolation and Contemplation—Carson City—Our Journey Ended—We are Introduced to Several Citizens—A Strange Rebuke—A Washoe Zephyr at Play—Its Office Hours—Governor's Palace—Government Offices—Our French Landlady Bridget O'Flannigan—Shadow Secrets—Cause for a Disturbance at Once—The Irish Brigade—Mrs. O'Flannigan's Boarders—The Surveying Expedition—Escape of the Tarantulas
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
The Deck
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens
April 21, 2011

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