Monthly Archives: October 2012

“Not so Famous” Quotes, The Ride

“Are you up for a ride?  Hop in, lets see if we can burn a little rubber.”  

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Mt. Whitney and the Alabama Hills

So, when you’re cruising up US 395, you go through the town of Lone Pine.  Just outside of town is the Mount Whitney Visitor Center.  I grabbed this shot of Whitney and the Alabama Hills while visiting the Center.

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Emerald Bay

It was a travel day.  We had been skiing 9 to 5 the last couple of days and today’s mountain was an hour’s drive away.  We left early and drove south on the 89, along the western shore of Lake … Continue reading

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The Cal Neva

The Cal Neva Resort & Casino sits on the California/Nevada border on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.  When I say sits, I mean sits.  The state line runs right through the middle of the hotel.  The Cal Neva first … Continue reading

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Sand Harbor

Lake Tahoe was a treasure for the Washo Tribe.  The Indians fished, hunted, and gathered  at a place known as Sand Harbor.  Today, Sand Harbor is primarily a place for tourist, and locals alike, to gather for fun.  Fishing, swimming, … Continue reading

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Snow Day!

Whenever we travel to the north shore of Lake Tahoe we always stay at the same motel.  Next door to the motel is this small daycare center.  I took this shot several years ago during one of our annual ski … Continue reading

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Champagne Powder and Liquored Up Lattes

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009 was a good day.  It was third day of a great Lake Tahoe Ski Week and we were excited about the day’s conditions.  One look down State Route 28 gave us the answer we were looking … Continue reading

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Snow Days!

October is my favorite month of the year.  Well, that’s if you don’t count November, December, January, February, and March.  See where I’m going here.  Fall is here, and winter is right around the corner, and that means snow!  Snow … Continue reading

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Growing Old in the Desert

I’ve been told change is necessary.  That may, or may not, be true.  Yes, I know change is inevitable.  Change happens.  Everything changes over time, and we can’t stop time.  Or can we?  I love the desert.  No, I don’t … Continue reading

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Beaches Belong to the Locals, for awhile at least

Well, summer’s over and fall is upon us.  The beaches belong to the locals again, and this guy is one happy flapper.

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