Lights on the Lake

The fireworks show on the 4th of July is one of South Lake Tahoe’s big events.  And rightfully so, it is huge, well done, and fun.  The Today show stated our fireworks were one of the best in the west. …

Snow sense

  This is not a complete rip from the 1997 film ‘Smila’s Sense of Snow’, but both this post and the movie have something in common.  And that is, discussing the different types of snow.  In the movie, Smila’s (played…

Let’s Hear It For Female Power!

I am referring to ‘La Nina’.  Remember El Nino from last year?  The climate pattern that was supposed to be the ‘Godzilla’ of El Nino’s and end the California drought?  While El Nino brought a nice winter the Lake Tahoe, it…

Traditions

The holidays are a time of tradition for most people.  There is the tradition of marathon shopping for gifts; baking; decorating your house; get-togethers with family and friends; eating. At the office we also have traditions.  Decorating the heck out…

Spring in Tahoe

Early April in Tahoe.  Heavenly is open for most of the month and so is the driving range at Lake Tahoe Golf Course.  You can ski in the morning, go home for lunch and then go work on your golf…

Godzilla Took a Rain Check

The Godzilla of all El Ninos, does this sound familiar?  We were so hopeful, there was so much discussion on the news and the weather channel, the conversation was at the top of the chat lists. You would think all…

Driving in the snow

We are getting some serious snow right now and with all the people in town, a few reminders on snow driving. Needless to say, driving around is a challenge.  As someone, in a Subaru no less, did a 180 in…

El Nino or El Nada?

El Nino!  Everybody’s talking about it!  NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has declared this year’s El Nino the “Godzilla” of El Nino’s (whatever that means). Second only to 1997’s El Nino. But seriously, what does this mean?  To quote…

South Fork of the American River

Just a short drive from South Lake Tahoe down Highway 50 is the American River.  The river starts in the Sierra Nevada Mountains (that would be us) and meanders its way down to the Gold Country.  Meander might be too…

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