Thursday, May 19, 2022

Hiking the Tahoe Rim Trail

The 170-mile-long Tahoe Rim Trail is the heart of Lake Tahoe’s extensive trail system. It travels through two states, and three wilderness areas, and...

A Look at Cohousing in Nevada

Throughout the United States, the majority of housing is made up of suburban, single-family homes. However, as an increase in housing demands is met...

The Mother Hips have plenty of plans for this year

Originally from Chico, California, The Mother Hips now call Marin County home. They have been making music together for three decades. In the course...

Take a rare bike ride into snowbound Yosemite

Exploring Yosemite’s snowbound high country, quiet and deserted, richly rewards the hardy few who reach it in winter. There’s also much to like about...

Ace your age: 50 lessons in 50 years

Interviewing Royal Robbins ranks among the best experiences in my modest writing career. Robbins pioneered Yosemite rock climbing, achieving historic first ascents on both...

Light winter promises good hiking on Pacific Crest Trail

After a hard day of high-elevation backpacking a dozen miles around Ebbetts Pass, I would have settled for crackers, peanut butter and water. Instead,...

Poem: Madonna in Traffic

Madonna in Traffic Your eyes, shunted away in dark amniotic fluid, what do you see staring onto Boulder Highway, mother straddling the island with cars slipping either side of...

A Dog’s Tale

Opinion My dog died last week.   Well, we killed her…euthanasia is the euphemism for an invaluable salvation-like option that dogs have available, but humans do not. Jennie...

WinterWondergrass Festival’s triumphant return to the Sierra Nevada after two years...

Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, WinterWondergrass returned to Tahoe after a three-year hiatus. The festival was scheduled for March of 2020 but...

Why we need to travel to other countries.

I have just returned from my first trip out of the United States in four years. The challenges of traveling internationally in the COVID-19...