The Coolest Girl at the Lake

Posted by on Aug 23, 2012 in New | 3 comments

The Coolest Girl at the Lake

In late August for nearly a decade our friends have been opening their home and lush grassy ranch grounds to celebrate their lifestyle.



Jeff and Coco, Bill and Quinn in  their office...












The summer soiree begins on the long graveled driveway near the lily pond swimming with fancy fish.


Guests arrive with a “bring and share dish”.  The starters remain there with friends and drinks.  My job (while MP grills up 60 pounds of Tri-tip) is to snatch up sides and desserts to stow for dinner which begins promptly at 7pm on the deck.















The timing is based on years of predicting thunderstorms, heat, arrivals, and prayers for a clear night.








As the sun sets, chairs turn and the band sets sail through a seemingly endless songbook of stories and sweet tunes… ballads that capture the cowboy way in early California and Montana.








Mike Beck








and the Bohemian Saints

Lights dim, stars fall from the Carson Valley sky and hover over the last notes.








I'm with the band...

Lake Tahoe.

Huey Lewis and the News~ Joe Cocker




  1. 8-23-2012

    Nice shots, Peggy!

    • 8-23-2012

      Good to be home!

  2. 8-23-2012

    Can’t thank you two enough!!!!!



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