Five years ago, I left Silicon Valley for the mountains. My husband and I reached a point where we no longer could see a healthy future for ourselves or our children if we stayed. As the oft quoted John Muir said, “The mountains are calling, and I must go.”
So we went.
We moved to South Lake Tahoe in pursuit of an outdoor lifestyle, of a small tight-knit community, of the best environment we could provide for our children. The only question mark was work. Could we still access a labor market