Glorious Rain = Glorious Bike Riding

September 29, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Rain, Rain…glorious, wonderful, earth quenching, smoke clearing rain! It came out of the sky, wet the ground and the trees, and lit up our spirits with joy! The days of smoke dissipated, and instead of photos from the King Fire burn site of jets dropping fire retardant on flames, […]

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There’s no place like home!

September 12, 2014 | Tim Hauserman In my last posting, I talked about how the month of September is an awesome time to be in Tahoe. Then I headed off to Iceland where I was enchanted by jaw dropping waterfalls around every turn. We hiked above glaciers carving out deep valleys. Watched gentle waves break […]

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September!

September 9, 2014 |  Tim Hauserman As August trickles to a close, many folks haul their sad children off the beaches and out of their Tahoe cabins and back home to Moraga, Santa Rosa and Greenbrae. Life around Tahoe begins to slow down, with the primary focus of Tahoe switching to splitting wood and digging […]

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The Osprey, Tahoe’s most incredible bird

August 26, 2014 | Tim Hauserman While basking in the sunshine along the shore of Fontanillis Lake recently, I witnessed one of my favorite Tahoe experiences, an Osprey in action. I was first roused to it’s presence by a loud splashing that I thought surely must be a person diving into the lake. I looked […]

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Sunnyside’s cellar stands out – The Weekly

Sunnyside’s cellar stands out By Lou Phillips The Weekly | August 11, 2014 You can’t think of Sunnyside without thinking of the dashing guy with the big smile who has been making everyone feel like a friend since the 80s. Jeff “Ox” Oxandaboure, Sunnyside’s managing partner, is not only a great host, but also a […]

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American people…take a week off!

August 7, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Yo, Americans. It’s time to relax. You really need to put up the ‘Gone Fishing’ sign and get away from the office. Act like you come from some other country or something. In fact, US citizens take less vacation time then any other industrialized country in the world. According […]

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Life is more than just Ironman Training

July 28, 2014 | Tim Hauserman While many folks who come to Tahoe for the summer have plans that involve lounging on the beach or sipping a cocktail on the Sunnyside deck, those who have signed up to race the Lake Tahoe Ironman have different plans. They come here to train for what has been […]

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Bird Watching

July 15, 2014 | Tim Hauserman While I’ve spent a lot of time enjoying the Sierra wilderness and know the names of most of the trees and wildflowers, when it comes to bird knowledge, I’ve been a Top 20 Biggest Hits Celebrity Bird kinda guy. I only knew the usual suspects: the Steller’s Jay, Robins, […]

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The Sunnyside of Life – Tahoe Quarterly: Summer 2014

The Sunnyside of Life Tahoe Quarterly: Summer 2014 July 11, 2014 New chef adds flair, keeps classics in this favorite summer spot Written by Susan D. Rock Fish tacos and zucchini sticks, margaritas and mai tais, all served on a hopping lakeside deck on a Tahoe summer day. Sunnyside Restaurant is all that, and lately, a lot more. A […]

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Squaw Valley Community of Writers

June 30, 2014 | Tim Hauserman For 44 years, the Community of Writers in Squaw Valley has been a place for writers to learn the challenging art of making words sing. Every summer, writers take part in intensive week long workshops to better their craft, while enjoying a week of Squaw Valley sunshine. This year […]

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