One of the most amazing transformations to witness is a snow storm moving across Lake Tahoe. Clouds become caught over the high peaks of Desolation Wilderness as if the earth-trapped granite reaches up to catch ethereal life-giving sails that remain far too elusive during summer. After some time, storm clouds break free of the mountains'...Read more
Today brings clear skies in Tahoe; and National Weather Service is hinting that our part of the Sierra Nevada might experience a couple of clear days this weekend. The past week has reminded us of how fortunate we are. In Tahoe, there have been days with smoke; but then, we've not had to evacuate. We've...Read more
Fast and furious was Mother Nature's pace and demeanor between the hours of 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. last night. Fall weather relented to plummeting temperatures, tempestuous winds - and snow that raged as if it were late for its own flight. As of 11 p.m., the inch-per-hour rate lulled to catch its breath; only...Read more
The mountains at Lake Tahoe have been transformed in a matter of three days. With a few additional inches of new snow accumulation last night, this morning's sunrise revealed Mother Nature's handywork. The three-day storm was akin to a closed-door session of creative expression - the wind acting as the brush; the mountain the canvas;...Read more