We got to spend a delicious day in Tahoe with our friends Chris and Christine Hanson, and their friends. It was magical partly because of the snow. It. Was. Perfect. Not for skiing, but for everything else. It was that ideal mixture of dry and fluffy but just warm enough to be as malleable as clay of the gods. It was the kind of snow that is deeply satisfying to your kids, both inner and extant.
We left Davis a bit late (after gymnastics, you see) and with traffic, snow, putting on and driving with chains, and more snow and more traffic, it was more than 3 hours before we arrived. The awesome part was that Liam was a total trouper throughout the whole ride. Not only did he not complain, but self entertained, and allowing us to talk to each other the way other adults do. It was great: