Localism

March 1, 2018

Another Home Sold in Lake of the Pines

  You remember the Tahoe style home we mentioned a while back, right? Looked a little bit like this? (Or exactly like it, if you wanna […]
February 28, 2018

Northridge Restaurant

So let pretend for a moment…. that you’re hungry. Not the normal kind of hunger, but the deep set, cloying kind of hunger. The kind of […]
February 9, 2018

Are You Ready for the Firebelles Follies?

  The Lake of the Pines Firebelles are up to something….. The Annual Firebelles Follies will be held Friday, February 16th at the LOP Clubhouse. Doors […]
July 13, 2012

Deer Resistant Plants for the Foothills

Deer are everywhere in the Sierra Foothills, and nowhere are they more numerous than at Lake of the Pines, California, where they move around through the un-fenced yards, […]
July 13, 2012

Four Great Reasons Why This Is a Buyer’s Market or a Seller’s Market

Well, which is it?  Buyer’s market or seller’s market?  Who’s got the advantage in the summer of 2012? Both. TWO GREAT REASONS WHY THIS IS A BUYER’S […]
July 10, 2012

How Many Apes Can You Keep in a Nevada County Apiary?

NONE, silly.  You shouldn’t keep apes at all.  Leave them alone in the wild where they belong, but I digress.  Apiaries are where you keep HONEYBEES. […]
July 7, 2012

Fourth of July at Lake of the Pines, California

Fourth of July is the BIG DAY at lake of the Pines, California.  In the morning there’s a golf cart parade (cash prizes!) a fly-over by […]
July 1, 2012

My Garden, First of July Update

Here’s the update on my 2012 garden as requested by so many readers.  Well, Alys Milner requested it, and that’s enough for me. Here’s the main […]
June 30, 2012

Singing Hills Court Home for Sale at Lake of the Pines

We are representing this custom-built Lake of the Pines single story home on a quiet cul-de-sac with a beautiful name, Singing Hills Court. The property is ust 1/2 […]
June 27, 2012

At Last, The Great North Bloomfield to Washington Run!

Conrack and I have been planning this “epic” run for almost 10 years, a wild 11 mile adventure from North Bloomfield (at the Malakoff Diggings) to Washington, […]
June 23, 2012

Buddha, Won’t You please Come Home?

Part 1.  The Secret Trail There’s a secret trail near my home at Lake of the Pines, California.  Dharma and I run there often because it’s […]
June 21, 2012

Lake of the Pines Clubhouse, Gone, Baby, Gone

The Lake of the Pines Clubhouse is the center and the heart of our community. So many memories.  Friday dinners, dances, parties, New Year’s Eve, Christmas […]