Modernism Week

Mom and Dad have been wintering in Palm Springs again, so we decided to check out the week celebrating Mid Century Modern architecture. What I didn’t bargain for was the traffic during what turned out to be a
Mid Century Modern week in Palm Springs
record breaking number… Keep Reading »

Another Whirlwind Visit

You are probably all bored by now with my waxing on about how my daughter is my favorite person on the planet, but she is. When you share so many interests in common it’s hard to not have a blast together, and our visits always… Keep Reading »

My Latest Road Trip Escape to the Desert

Amanda Kyme and I go way back. I’ll never forget the ear to ear grin across John Taylor’s face as the beautiful blonde followed him onto the Duran Duran tour bus in December 1982.  We’ve been great friends ever since, and traveled to many corners… Keep Reading »

A Taste of Sunnylands

You may have noticed by now that I’ve become obsessed with the desert and the mid-century architecture that abounds there. I’m not alone, Leonardo DiCaprio just bought a rather spectacular home in Palm Springs, and of course there are landmarks  like Bob Hope’s Lautner designed home… Keep Reading »

Palm Springs & More Birthday Celebrations

I am stuffed to the gills with birthday cake. This has been a mammoth year of birthday celebrations – the latest of which, as you know, was my mother’s eightieth birthday.
My family knows how to celebrate
The weekend began with a divine dinner at Chez Pierre…. Keep Reading »