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
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Kava Drinking

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:11 -- scott

I've been reading, and mapping locations from a book about the Queensland/Kanaka trade, written by the captain of one of the ships used to "recruit" Kanakas to work the sugar cane fields of Queensland, Australia, _The South Sea islanders and the Queensland labour trade_ by William T. Wawn.

Following the Equator: Chapter V

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 23:09 -- scott
A lesson in Pronunciation—Reverence for Robert Burns—The Southern Cross—Troublesome Constellations—Victoria for a Name—Islands on the Map—Alofa and Fortuna—Recruiting for the Queensland Plantations—Captain Warren's NoteBook—Recruiting not thoroughly Popular
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens

The Stolen Watermelon

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 00:26 -- scott
Now, when you commit a transgression, lay it up in your memory, and without stopping, it will all lead toward moral perfection. When you have committed your 462 you are released of every possibility and have ascended the staircase of faultless creation and you finally stand with your 462 complete with absolute moral perfection, and I am more than two-thirds up there.

Crossing the Equator

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 13:31 -- scott
Losing a day from your life for all eternity. But don't worry, if you travel in the other direction you can get them back again. From Following the Equator. On his voyage to Australia his ship crossed the dateline and the equator at about the same time.
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens

The Genuine Mexican Plug

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 13:18 -- 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
A Live Voice Presentation Recorded at
in the virtual world of Second Life
as read by SLClemens

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