As a wee kid, my parents brought me to Lake Tahoe numerous times. I looked up,took in the mountains. Years later, I skied resorts all around the lake, and have visited the tops of several of the listed peaks with an eye toward visiting more soon. In my eyes, the mountains that rim the south side of the lake, around Emerald Bay in particular, are among the most striking in the world that I've seen.
"As an adolescent I aspired to lasting fame, I craved factual certainty, and I thirsted for a meaningful vision of human life - so I became a scientist. This is like becoming an archbishop so you can meet girls."