Tag Archives: Palm Springs

Moorten Botanical Garden and Cactarium

A Palm Springs CA must see is the Moorten Botanical Garden.  It’s an excellent way to become acquainted with desert flora and fauna.  And though I’ve been many times, there is always something new to discover. It’s a small garden, … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Modernism Week Home Tour El Rancho Vista Estates

One of the last 2014 Modernism Week events was a Sunday morning home tour of ten homes in El Rancho Vista Estates.  The homes were open for tours and all offered snacks and beverages–most of the alcoholic variety.  I declined … Continue reading

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Claire B Shaeffer– The Queen of Chanel Couture

Claire Shaeffer, Queen of Couture Meet Claire Shaeffer, the Queen of Couture, especially Chanel.  Claire turned to couture sewing after abandoning her first love, The Circus.  Like many of us, sewing was/is a way for Claire to wear couture fashion … Continue reading

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Palm Springs Vintage Market

Best part about Palm Springs–other than the fantastic weather–is the multitude of street fairs.  And not just in Palm Springs but up and down the Coachella Valley. Palm Springs has a Street Fair every Saturday and a Vintage Market on … Continue reading

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