Category Archives: Palm Springs

Having Fun around Palm Desert

At the pool lounging, Ruth mentioned she thought she had seen Michael Douglas shopping the El Paseo. He was honored at the film festival so he was in the neighborhood. So hey Mike – congratulations 😉 We know Sonny Bono … 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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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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Salton Sea

Hey lets go to the beach! We loaded the Mini with a picnic and headed for the coast, 226 feet below sea level. There was a lot of rain the last few days so the sky was exceptionally clear and … Continue reading

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Santa Rosa National Monument

Henry stitched together this photo of the Coachella Valley from our favorite “lunch rock”. It is a steep one and a half mile hike on the Art Smith Trail but great views as well as nice rocks and cactus. We … Continue reading

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Hiking to an Oasis in the Desert

Tuesday, 7 December 2010 we headed to Coachella Valley Preserve, just north of Palm Desert. We went to the nice Visitor Center which is in an oasis of California Palms – there is such a thing as a real live … Continue reading

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