Category Archives: OUT AND ABOUT


California Dates

The Coachella Valley in California has been growing dates for over 100 years due to the ideal climate–high temperatures, low humidity and low rainfall. In my opinion, you can’t appreciate dates until sampling them fresh from the farm.  And this … Continue reading

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The Living Desert, Palm Desert, CA

The Living Desert in Palm Desert, CA, is 1200 acres dedicated to…”desert conservation through preservation, education and appreciation”. I highly recommend visiting when in the area as it is very well organized featuring hard surface trails with sand side trails … 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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Palm Springs CA Street Fair

Out of MN for a month and none too soon; was -27 the morning I left but planes fly in the cold–thank you, thank you!!!! So here I am where the temps are in the 60’s and 70’s–more than 50 … Continue reading

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