Robann’s Jewelers in Rancho Mirage

Robann’s Jewelers in Rancho Mirage

There are plenty of jewelers located throughout the communities of the Greater Palm Springs Oasis, and even more scattered throughout Southern California.  But I’m one of the lucky souls who don’t need to travel much farther than my own back yard to find one of the best places for all things gem-like:  Robann’s Jewelers at…

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Desert Garden Community Day 2012

Desert Garden Community Day 2012

Desert Garden Community Day on Saturday October 6, 2012 – One sometimes needs to be reminded that the Palm Springs Valley is actually a desert.  Yes, it may have been developed as one of the most beautiful and serene golf destinations in the world—with courses at the Westin Mission Hills and Rancho Las Palmas Resorts…

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Potter Ponders New Digs in Rancho Mirage

Potter Ponders New Digs in Rancho Mirage

For the past ten years I’ve lived happily in the most wonderful guesthouse tucked away on a beautiful estate property in Rancho Mirage.  But I’ve come to the conclusion that the time has arrived for me to move on, move up, and acquire a bit more space.  Not only is my design practice busier than…

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Munching at Michael’s Pizzeria at The River

Munching at Michael’s Pizzeria at The River

I often gripe that my Italian is getting rusty due to a lack of practice. So I was very happy to recently meet the dashing Pietro Luca Bordignon, General Manger at the recently opened Rancho Mirage branch of Michael’s Pizzaria at The River. Pietro was born in Milano, and then lived in Roma for years…

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The River Runs Clean

The River Runs Clean

If you’ve ever wondered what 1.5 million gallons of H2O looks like, simply drive down Route 111 and take a peek at the huge aquatic display in front of The River—Rancho Mirage’s premiere shopping, dining, and entertainment complex.  The venue’s five water features (which also include a babbling brook and various other pools and fountains),…

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