Now I know why it is that people might actually eat each other even if they don’t get snowed in. As you know from all my b*tching, we trekked all the way up to Lake Tahoe for a white Christmas, and got anything but. The Donner Party is the ill-fated group of emigrants travelling near Lake Tahoe in the 1840's who got stuck in a snow storm and turned to cannibalism to survive. Apparently it has been more than 125 years since Lake Tahoe has had a December that is this dry. We’ve got the opposite problem the Donners had with the weather, but we’re about to go so crazy that we just might kill and eat each other.
Here’s what we learned about becoming desperate in your quest to entertain the children with alternative winterish activities: