Tag Archives: Palm Springs

Expectations when we travel

One reason we travel is to visit a place different from where we have lived. We’re not necessarily looking for “exotic” or “foreign,” though those are welcome, too, but, with time and experience, we’ve learned to appreciate and enjoy beautiful … Continue reading

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Not expected, but dealing with it

For travelers who check weather conditions, southern California can generally be counted on for dry and sunny weather at this time of year. On our drive from the Bay Area down to the desert, we passed through high wind, threatening … Continue reading

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Palm Springs

Oh, to be in Palm Springs! Warm sun, relaxed, a feeling of being removed from the cares of the world….still, important things have to be done: we joined in solidarity with many others around the world on January 21st to … Continue reading

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(A twist on) Golfing in Palm Springs

Golfers flock to Palm Springs, and we discovered our own favorite course. Although even after several trips there, we never hit one ball. No, we went on a quest to see birds, and golf courses often offer a very good … Continue reading

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It was worth a lot more than it cost

Who can resist something for nothing? We headed to The Palm Springs Art Museum one late Thursday afternoon to take advantage of the 4pm – 8pm free admission. Come take a look at what “free” will get you. It had … Continue reading

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The best (so far)

We walk every day and sometimes head out for a good hike. We’ve tried a dozen trails or so in the Palm Springs area during our visits and all have been good.   Some were more scenic, had better maintained and … Continue reading

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Don’t touch

Our friend, Jeannie, came to visit. We decided Moorten Botanical Garden should be at the top of our things-to-do list in Palm Springs, since she is an amazing gardener (more on her garden here). On Wednesday afternoon, we walked over … Continue reading

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