Spring in Tahoe

It was a busy spring – though it really still seemed like winter. So much snow! Still powder skiing well into spring . . . Me on Siberia Spring Skiing 2017! Yummy Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Recipe . . .  My brother and I were at our community garden helping my mom plant tomatoes and cucumbers […]

Come Volunteer

Come join me as a volunteer at the humane society. As a volunteer you will get to hang out with cats, socialize kittens, play with bunnies, pet puppies, and walk dogs. Here’s the link if you want to become a volunteer. http://hstt.org/volunteer. Me, Maddie, and a pile of puppies.

Photo Shoot

Today was a beautiful spring day. My brother and I spent the day with our dad and photographers from The North Face. I got to miss school, ski and get paid! Me, Alex and my dad in Shirley Canyon for a photo shoot Spring 2017 We’ve done photo shoots and videos before. We were in […]

Want to come too?

I am so excited. I have been accepted to be a Student Ambassador for the Truckee Source to Sea paddling and environmental learning expedition. The trip combines two of my favorite things: kayaking and nature studies! Here’s information about the team and about the trip. If you want to come, you can be a guest paddler. Register here. You […]


Earlier this year, I was a flag bearer for the World Cup. It was my first time applying for something myself. I learned that you need to do a good job on the essays. So, when it came time to apply to be a Student Ambassador for Rivers for Change, it was easier for me. Here’s […]

Flag Bearer for Mikaela Shiffrin’s World Cup Win!

As a girl growing up at a ski resort and on ski team full time, Mikaela Shiffrin is our role model. She is so focused and determined and such an incredible skier. I recently got to watch her win a World Cup title in Slalom here at Squaw Valley. And I was fortunate to be […]

From mom

Two years ago, we hit the reset button. Our kids think that it’s because I watched too many TED Talks. Like Hackschooling or Raising Successful Kids Without Over-Parenting. But really, those TED talks simply validated the nagging feeling I’d had ever since the kids were born. The feeling that childhood had changed since we grew up in the […]