Quote of the Day - April 2, 2019

"At last the lake burst upon us - a noble sheet of blue water . . . walled in by a rim of snow-clad mountain peaks . . . as it lay there with the shadows of the mountains brilliantly photographed upon its still surface I thought it must surely be the fairest picture the whole earth affords," said the American writer, Mark Twain, on his first sight of Lake Tahoe, pictured below, in 1861.

Lake Tahoe