Yes, it’s gone. And yes, it was a lot of fun, and I’ll miss it for a long time. I was there for more than 4 years, after all. But now there’s the new place in St John, new people … Continue reading
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I’m trackside at Second Life’s Relay for Life Strength region, cheering on the Survivors and Caregivers lap. Soon we’ll step out on the track ourselves. I’ve been MIA from Steelhead for most of the summer – too much other stuff … Continue reading
Hey! I got some press! Whaddya know! SL Newser image link The third shop on Steelhead is the dry goods shop found at Settlement 601 – St Helens Dry Goods Frontier Supplies, Steelhead St Helens (68, 156, 38). St. Helens … Continue reading
The typist was on vacation the last two weeks of August, bumbling around the real-life Pacific Northwest on foot, by bike, by car, and by ferry. Oh, and by air, in that weird, awkward, and slightly intrusive way they fly … Continue reading
I got a group message from one of my Steelhead compatriots, Fuzzball Ortega, that he had a DJ gig going on T1 Radio at the Second Life Christmas Expo until 11am SLT. I had some time in the middle of … Continue reading
The Avi Choice Awards is the premier annual awards presentation recognizing the people and talent of SL’s amazing creations, completely chosen and voted on by SL residents. 2011 Avi Choice Awards response was tremendous and the websites saw an amazing … Continue reading
I tried and failed numerous times to create and bake a simple sculptmap of a blob. It was just a practice blob, and I got it to work ONCE, which was encouraging. But every other time, the steps seemed to be different. Things weren’t on the menu that had been there before. My inner volcano erupted, and much screaming, bad language, and tears of frustration ensued (luckily no one else was home except the cat, who wisely chose to remain upstairs).Continue reading
Hands bloodied and soaked from the waist down, Rudyard Kipling was happy. Not just happy, “utterly, supremely, and consummately happy,” the famed author wrote, lying on the bank of the Clackamas River next to the first salmon he’d ever caught.
Today, historians and fishermen say it was actually steelhead Kipling and his two companions nabbed that day in June 1889, but it’s a minor discrepancy in an otherwise fondly written account of the trip that has resonated with anglers and local residents for more than a century.Continue reading
UPDATE: Apologies to the person who tried to buy an item from a non-working vendor. New vendor goes live tonight. /me whacks head with stick Dhughan here, finally getting “on the stick” as it were. Rather embarassed to admit how … Continue reading