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November 21, 2014 | Tim Hauserman It’s easy to focus on the problems in our community, in our nation, in our world. But one of the great things about Thanksgiving, is that it forces us to focus on gratitude. The first step, of course, is to look at our families and our friends, who bring […]Read More
October 30, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Take an October stroll through downtown Tahoe City and amongst the shops, restaurants and bright red leaves of the maple trees you will find an interesting cast of characters. These folks are the town’s scarecrows, the product of the imagination and ingenuity of hard working school kids, business owners […]Read More
October 14 | Tim Hauserman While folks at Tahoe wait anxiously for the temps to drop and the snow to fall, there is still time to get out there and enjoy the turning of the aspen leaves. But don’t dilly dally, because the peak of color is happening right about….NOW. Where to go: Ward Creek: […]Read More
October 1, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Recently, I met with a group of 15 long distance hikers as they set up camp outside Tahoe City. They were on day nine of their fifteen day thru-hike of the 165 mile long Tahoe Rim Trail. Each year, the Tahoe Rim Trail Association leads a pair of two […]Read More
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, […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More