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Author archive for Tim Hauserman

  • Using humor to connect to readers · Suzanne Roberts

    By Tim Hauserman on July 29, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Award-winning author Suzanne Roberts teaches at Sierra Nevada College and Lake Tahoe Community College. In “Almost Somewhere,” an award-winning memoir about hiking the John Muir Trail, Suzanne Roberts tells the story about how she joined two other fresh-out-of-college women on a challenging 210-mile hike from Mount Whitney to Yosemite Valley. Back then, Suzanne was the boy-crazy, […]
  • Serving those with special needs | Doug Brimm

    By Tim Hauserman on July 22, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Back in 2000, Doug Brimm of Incline Village was approached by his Incline friend Sam Waldman to hold a fundraiser for Waldman’s new organization, Kids & Horses. They held the fundraiser at Austin’s Restaurant in Reno, owned at the time by Brimm and his wife Gloria, and quickly fell in love with the organization’s goal to […]
  • Bringing art to the community | Nicole Martin

    By Tim Hauserman on July 15, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Kindred is a nonprofit in Truckee providing art classes to local youth started by Nicole Ashton Martin, pictured here with a group of her students ·  The first thing that you notice when you speak to Nicole Ashton Martin is that she considers art and creativity as an enormous tent that contains every sort of creative […]
  • Paddling on Lake Tahoe & Donner Lake

    By Tim Hauserman on July 8, 2015
    Story & photos by Tim Hauserman  Pristine views from Hurricane Bay ·  One of the best ways to enjoy the lakes of the Sierra is to get out on the water on a kayak or paddleboard. It’s spectacularly beautiful and the world floats by quietly and peacefully. Here are a few tips on places to go. Carnelian Bay In Carnelian […]
  • Summer’s best swimming holes

    By Tim Hauserman on July 1, 2015
    Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·  Paradise Lake provides some of the same jumping-off-granite-into-cool-waters joy that you will find in Desolation Wilderness ·  There is something oh so special about finding your exceptional place to swim in the mountains on a warm Sierra afternoon. Whether it’s a private cove on the shore of Lake Tahoe, or a mountain lake […]
  • Building a life on the water Anik & Jay Wild

    By Tim Hauserman on July 1, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  The Wild’s dream is to build a foundation to create world-class standup Paddleboarders. Jay Wild enjoying a day on Lake Tahoe ·  Lake Tahoe is home to many world-class athletes who can’t wait to spread their passion for the sports they love. But what happens when two athletes who are bursting with enthusiasm for human-powered water […]
  • Single track & switchbacks | Tahoe Time

    By Tim Hauserman on June 24, 2015
    Story by Tim Hauserman ·    Enjoying the views from the top of the Lakeview Trail at Tahoe Cross Country. | Tim Hauserman ·  For the Tahoe mountain biker, the recent steady rains are like powder to a skier. Something not to be missed. Rain eliminates the dust and makes the trails firm, tacky and a pleasure to ride. Ride […]
  • Heidi Doyle | Bringing the parks to the people

    By Tim Hauserman on June 17, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  In 1986, Heidi Doyle was living in Germany when she got a summer job working as a park ranger performing boat patrol in Emerald Bay. For the next 17 years, Heidi spent three-quarters of the year living in Germany, Saudi Arabia and upstate New York, while her husband worked for the U.S. Department of Defense, and […]
  • Astounding beauty on Tahoe Pyramid Bikeway

    By Tim Hauserman on June 10, 2015
    Story & photos by Tim Hauserman ·    The Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway is a 116-mile pathway under construction between Lake Tahoe and Pyramid Lake. It began in 2003 with the vision of Janet Phillips, now president of the Tahoe-Pyramid Bikeway, the nonprofit that is bringing the vision to reality. With exciting additions to the route over the last few years, the […]
  • Finding her true calling | Jess Moreno

    By Tim Hauserman on June 10, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Court Leve | Courtesy Jess Moreno ·   For Jess Moreno, her most important decisions have come from her heart. Deep feelings of intuition have led her in the direction of what the next step in her life should be, and almost always for the better, she says. The last time she said that she followed this […]