Monthly Archives: January 2011

Anza Borrego

Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail was our destination. After about a 90 minute drive from Palm Desert, we stopped into the Anza Borrego State Park visitor center to enjoy the movie, the exhibits, get some info about the park, and … Continue reading

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Polo and Champagne Divot Stomping

What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon! The Eldorado Polo field is in nearby Indio so a short drive to enjoy this ancient sport of Kings. We nestled in among other spectators with our chairs by the announcer so … Continue reading

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Palm Springs International Film Festival

With 7 PM tickets to see the documentary “How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr Foster”, we headed into Palm Springs for lunch at Spencer’s, a sponsor of the the event. We enjoyed the piano music while savoring our meal … Continue reading

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Panarama Loop Hike in Joshua Tree National Park

This hike became our favorite because of the views, the vegetation and maybe because we hiked it on such a gorgeous day. The elevation is higher so the temperature was in the mid 50’s and the sky was bright with … Continue reading

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Palm Desert City Park

The snow line has dropped in elevation and was so captivating against this clear blue sky, yet warm at sea level on the desert floor.  Lots of birds loitering around the pond. Fun combination to see the palm trees with … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2011

Our friends decided to come visit and celebrate being together as well as the new year. This made it a festive occasion and truly an Auld Lang Syne tribute. So we celebrated the New York new year at 9 and … Continue reading

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Joshua Tree National Park

Another rewarding but long day trip: this time to the north side of Joshua Tree National Park. It was still cool after all the rains – the Pineapple Express that hit southern California. The sky was clear and we were … Continue reading

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