The popcorn stand

This photo in the Nevada Appeal archives shows Ed and Fran Remp of Reno are seen on their way up to Lake Tahoe from Reno on July 6, 1952. The snow was about 10 feet high.

While 10 feet of snow on July 6 may be a little too much for us to want to deal with, we sure would like a nice spring rain. A good half-an-inch of rain today and then like another half-an-inch on Thursday, that would be nice. No thunderstorms, just a little rain. Unfortunately, there’s no sign of rain in the forecast for the upcoming future.

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