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Our insider Daren D. learned something about ski patrol at Mt. Rose. Not only do they pick up the broken pieces after your garage sale, keep the mountain safe for visitors, and protect us from ourselves, “snow cops” are people, too!

My baby Loving Elephant Revival. Photo credit Mike H.

Good music and beer, who could say no to that? Last weekend was Winterwondergrass Tahoe. A three-day bluegrass festival hosting some of the biggest names in the genre and the best local acts. The beer was flowing all weekend with 14 micro breweries showing off their goods. Even though there were plenty of adult beverages this was a more than family friendly event. I strapped my camera on my back, put my dancing boots on and packed the family up for a fun-filled weekend. Words don’t express how awesome this festival was so here is a look through the lens of my camera.

Tahoe Blue Vodka Case

Spring cocktails for spring skiing. Four perfect drinks for enjoying under the warm Tahoe sun from our “resident amateur mixologist” Clark Vandeventer. Which one of these do you want to order up?


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