Not enough Snow? Still lots to do.

January 9, 2014 | Tim Hauserman Tahoe folks are trying everything at this point to get it to snow. People are removing snow tires, washing cars, and leaving valuable objects outside hoping they will soon be buried in the snow. My contribution to the snow making effort is to write this blog about the things […]

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Winter life for Tahoe animals: It’s a challenge.

December 27, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Do you ever wonder what animals do to get through our cold and snowy Tahoe winters? Will Richardson from the Tahoe Institute of Natural Sciences wondered too, and fortunately for us he recently presented an interesting summary of their survival techniques at the Tahoe Educational Research Center on the […]

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There is no such thing as a normal winter

December 12, 2013 | Tim Hauserman At first glance, it looks like the chart for someone with a particularly powerful pulse. Strong and steady, with what seems like uniform ascents and declines. But it’s not the beating of a human heart it shows, but the rhythm of the water cycle of Lake Tahoe. The chart, […]

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Sunnyside Fish Taco Night…a great Tahoe tradition.

November 25, 2013 | Tim Hauserman For many folks at Tahoe, Sunnyside’s Wednesday Fish Taco nights are another one of those things that make Tahoe a great place to be.  What could be better than hanging at Sunnyside with several hundred of your buds eating awesome half priced fish tacos? Not only is the food […]

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It’s a time for giving

November 14, 2013 | Tim Hauserman Sometimes, if we are not careful, we can begin to think about the holidays as a chore. A time when we are busy checking things off our lists: Too many presents that have to be bought. Preparing for too many meals with too many people. Getting all those people […]

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Go to Europe…but come back to Tahoe

October 29, 2013 | Tim Hauserman I recently returned from a trip to central Europe. It’s always interesting for someone who lives in a popular vacation destination such as Tahoe to change roles and become a tourist for a change. Just like we do in Tahoe, the folks in Krakow or Budapest are putting their […]

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The power of community, Part Two

October 10, 2013 | Tim Hauserman In a recent blog, I wrote about the efforts of a Tahoe family to help their five year old Julian with his cerebral palsy and frequent seizures. I am happy to say that our community came through in a big way and the fundraising effort was a tremendous success […]

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Pamper yourself

September 30, 2013 | Tim Hauserman In the summer, Tahoeites revel in the sunshine as they paddle across the lake’s deep blue waters. In the winter, we find the boundless joy of sliding over snow. It’s about getting out there in nature and working up a sweat while marveling at the beauty of our little […]

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Thunderbird Lodge

September 12, 2013 | Tim Hauserman As you sit quietly on the Sunnyside deck enjoying a cocktail and gazing out across Lake Tahoe you may ask yourself: Why is there not a light to be seen along that whole big swatch of east shore between Incline and Cave Rock? One big reason is George Whittell. […]

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