Question - Where is Rancho Mirage?

Question – Where is Rancho Mirage?

Q:  Where is Rancho Mirage?  A:  “In the Heart of the Palm Springs Valley!” I’ve always been fascinated by marketing and advertising, and love how clever people figure out ways to “sell their products.”  But I took for granted the marketing slogan of my adopted hometown—“Rancho Mirage: Heart of the Palm Springs Valley”—until a friend…

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Chemical Peel for Two

Chemical Peel for Two

Potter:  Dr. Maria Lombardo has been a godsend this summer.  She’s been my go-to partner as I planned my “summer refresher” regimen.  I’m fortunate that Rancho Mirage has no shortage of highly qualified medical practitioners, and as a board-certified general and cosmetic surgeon, Maria is one of the best in her field.  After having my…

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Movies with Marilyn

Movies with Marilyn

I’m not one to brag, but as I’ve mentioned many times, as a tiny tot I had the privilege of meeting that terrifically tantalizing movie star-in-the-making, Miss Marilyn Monroe.  So it’s with grand affection that I often visit the twenty-six-foot-tall tribute to her—the super statue of her likeness from the movie “The Seven Year Itch”…

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Potter Goes Under the Syringe

Potter Goes Under the Syringe

The moment I stepped into Dr. Maria Lombardo’s Cosmetic Surgery office I felt completely relaxed.  I was quickly whisked into a patient room for my consultation, and had what ended up being my very first cosmetic treatment.  After meeting Maria socially (where I basically confided in her my deepest, darkest cosmetic desires), we set out…

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Potter Asks, “Is it Time to Freshen Up?”

Potter Asks, “Is it Time to Freshen Up?”

It’s no secret that the Palm Springs Valley is an amazing place to visit for rest, relaxation, and rejuvenation.  And when a visitor returns home after time spent in our fair desert it’s not uncommon for their friends to marvel at how fabulous they look.  But what may not be so well-known is that aside…

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