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Summer Concert SeriesPowder DaysThe BenchHiking and Mountain Bike Trails abound in the paradise of Lake TahoeEmerald Bay and Fannette IslandDog's Love Sunsets Too!View from the top of Mt TallacSweeping Lake Views are Everywhere....Get some airTahoe has plenty of table actionKayaking Lake TahoeSouth Lake Tahoe's Heavenly Mountain and Freel Peak

This is like having your own lodge.  Flagstone patios wrap the pine log exterior instilling a classy touch for outdoor relaxation, viewing, and tanning.  Steps from the front door lead directly onto the sand and one of two private beaches!  The hot tub on the upper deck is on the lake side, making it the perfect place for revitalizing or quiet reflection. 

It is said Chinese Alchemists discovered gun powder.  Wei Boyang (around 142AD for history buffs) is credited with writing about it but I doubt he’s the one who actually invented it.  Apparently these Alchemists were searching for some kind of immortality elixir and came up with gun powder.  Do you find this a bit ironic?  Sulfur and charcoal were commonly available, and saltpeter (potassium nitrate ) forms naturally in cow manure so…  It was inevitable those things mixed with fire in a town lab somewhere…  Wei just happened to be literate enough to document it – or still alive.

07/03/15

Yes, I’ve watched thousands of folks launching all manner of floating craft at Elks Club while driving past that historic outpost.  I’ve watched them laughing their way past me as they bounce happily down the creek while I’m walking my dog.  I’ve watched them taking a break on the numerous sand bars while I try to tempt a rare wild fish.  I’ve observed (and picked up) remnants in the wake of those who have made the trip.  I’ve paddled rivers, lakes and oceans around the world from here to Timbuktu, but never the one in my own back yard!  It’s almost a crime already… 

06/15/15