Rancho Mirage’s Mascots

Just found out that my city, Rancho Mirage, has three “official mascots”.  Seems appropriate; flora and fauna surround us and in some cases live among us.  So it must have been difficult to select only three to single out for the honor.  Roadrunners jet through my garden.  Coyotes skulk along the Whitewater Wash.  Jack Rabbits…

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Old Fashioned Fun at The Living Desert

My niece, her children, son-in-law and adorable grandchild visited us the day after Thanksgiving.  What to do that would please the group that spanned all generations was the question of the day?  The Living Desert was the answer and sure enough we had a wonderful time.  It’s a beautiful place.  The way that the animal…

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Thanksgiving and Miss California USA

The 2010 Miss California competition was held in Rancho Mirage at The Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa this week.  Alyssa Campanella from Hillsborough won the crown.  She’s lovely, probably smart and hopefully not a star of an underground porn film that has yet to be released. I rooted for Miss Santa Monica, Desiree Lee…

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