The long way home . . .

This year, for Thanksgiving, we took the long, windy way home. By “home” I mean Aaron’s home town, Twain Harte, where his family mostly lives. I have been doing the drive between Tahoe and Twain Harte for almost 30 years now. Sometimes to visit Aaron’s family, other times to go whitewater rafting on various High […]

California Raft Racing Championships

October 30, 2022 by Valerie Burman Last weekend the USRA hosted the California Raft Racing Championships at the Nugget on the South Fork American River. It was scheduled to give local teams an opportunity to race after the USRA National Raft Racing Championships in September were canceled due to smoke from the Mosquito Fire.  Raft […]

Mountain Biking in the Coloma Lotus Valley

Our son Alex is in 8th Grade so this is his last year at the independent study charter school in Tahoe. For the past 8 years he has had Friday’s “off” for enrichment activities. In the winter, this means ski team. In the fall and spring, this has meant a lot of things over the […]