The bike trail from Tahoe City to the entrance of Squaw Valley is five beautiful miles of pavement right next to the idyllic waters of the Truckee River — an off-season and early morning stretch of biker heaven, away from roads and people, peaceful, smooth, and easy. Then at midsummer, all hell breaks loose, and this patch of joy becomes a dangerous obstacle course.
Companionship is a blessing humans often take for granted, and when it comes to our animals, we sometimes forget is equally important for their well-being.
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For years Val Kelly, a Truckee local and writer, and her 36-year old son, Noah, a San Francisco-based playwright and second-grade teacher, knew they wanted to collaborate on a project.