A Visit to the Salton Sea

A Visit to the Salton Sea

A Visit to the Salton Sea With binoculars and camera in hand, I often take a drive south of my home in Rancho Mirage to one of the best places on the West Coast to bird-watch—the Salton Sea.  Created in 1905, when the Colorado River broke through levies and flooded the Salton Basin (at 228…

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Big Burgers and Beyond

Big Burgers and Beyond

Big Burgers and Beyond Thankfully I was blessed with low cholesterol and a reasonably healthy metabolism (for a lady like me, of a certain age) because my long-held obsession with all things beef would otherwise be my undoing.  And just when I thought I had exhausted all my burger options, along comes Johnny Rockets on…

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Fuzzy Florescent Balls

Fuzzy Florescent Balls

Fuzzy Florescent Balls There are few places in this world better suited to playing a good game of tennis than the communities of the Greater Palm Springs Oasis.  Thanks to near-perfect weather year round and ample places to play, desert tennis is one of my favorite forms of exercise.  My blogging pal—the delightful Diana Dodge—and…

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Kraft Nabisco Championship Adds a New Player

Kraft Nabisco Championship Adds a New Player

Kraft Nabisco Championship Adds a New Player While some of you may already be dreaming of Thanksgiving turkey and all the trimmings—or letting visions of sugarplum fairies dance in your head—I have leap-frogged over the seasonal holidays, if for just a moment, and can’t stop thinking of pristine greens and fairways, little white dimpled balls,…

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Eisenhower Five Star Gala

Eisenhower’s Five Star Gala

Eisenhower’s Five Star Gala I’m always so very proud to boast that my hometown of Rancho Mirage is also home base of the illustrious Eisenhower Medical Center.  Every chance I get, I try to support this temple of health and wellness with my time and money, which is why I’ve already got tickets to Eisenhower’s…

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Lik Gallery at The River in Rancho Mirage

Lik Gallery at The River in Rancho Mirage

Lik Gallery at The River in Rancho Mirage Two years ago, I was very pleasantly surprised to find a new gallery open in the large storefront across from The Cheesecake Factory at The River in Rancho Mirage.  As I walked in, I was almost overwhelmed by the beauty of the many oversized photographs hung throughout…

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