Category Archives: .CA

SPRING SKI: Olympic Valley

Olympics 60 anniversary… reflection… and etymological research… learning something new every day… Nice first stay at Granlibakken… yummy dinner at Thai Kitchen at their new location at 877 N. Lake Boulevard in Tahoe City… surprising good snow… after a drought … Continue reading

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WEEKEND HIKE: Castle Rock

GREETINGS FROM THE WILDERNESS WORLD! HAPPY ROCK CLIMBING!

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CALIFORNIA NATIVE PLANTS: February Friends

Another native plant day… for the love of buckwheat…the cushion buckwheat… and the one-leaf-onion… just to find an evening primrose… and a California fuchsia Mt Umunhum with a buckeye in the same pot… for a February Friends theme… and a … Continue reading

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2020

First day of the new year and decade… happily at Lake Tahoe… at the end of another amazing winter vacation… cherishing a wonderful tradition that will stay with us for the rest of the year. Another tradition… passed on to … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe: 2019-2020

Another beautiful Squaw ski day sunny… all sunny and perfect to end a year… even without a torchlight parade… on a French note with crepes and cheese soufflĂ©… just by 2019 chance… continuing the Christmas Lecture tradition we end 2019 … Continue reading

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SKI: Cloud Valley :-)

Ski in cloud nine… at Squaw Valley… foggy in the morning… blue sky ski afternoon… crisp snow… color sunset on the way back fome… So happy together 🙂

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LAKE TAHOE: West Shore

Conflicting snow news and late start of the day make for a full sightseeing day… on the west shore… from the forest stroll at Ward Creek Park… to the slippery Eagle Rock climbing… picnicking on the lake shore at Ed … Continue reading

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SKI: Alpine Meadows

Ski season debut… at Alpine Meadows… with Sherwood news… and crunchy snow 🙂

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WINTER TRIP: Tahoe City

Dreaming of a white Christmas… wish granted this year… a day after Christmas… and a beautiful place that needs another visit… Page Meadows! Next surprise was Tahoe Dave’s… ski rental in no time… next time book online… for 10% off … Continue reading

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SAN FRANCISCO: Mission Art Trip

Half day trip to Mission in San Francisco… to pay Homage to the Wheel of Color … discover murals… good food… interesting flavors and shops… Happy Holidays!

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