Have you ever driven by the two-story Yellow House at the “S” Bend in Gardnerville? It’s not quite a mansion. Technically, according to the plaque out front, the style is “Vernacular with Eastlake Details.” Well, whatever. For Gardnerville, it’s a mansion! We’ve always been curious about the history of this beautiful house. So we started to dig a […]
Do You Believe in Dowsers?
Minor miracle or self-delusion? Lost art or pure malarkey? Whether dowsers really have a special ability to locate underground water with a forked willow stick (or an iron bar, or welding rods, or half-a-dozen other purported tools of the trade), people have believed in their uncanny abilities for generations. “I can’t explain it any more […]