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Viva Palm Desert!

Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley

This is our eighteenth year visiting Palm Desert/Coachella Valley area of California.  We come here to enjoy the incredible scenery, hike in the desert and mountains and to watch polo.  This year, as in most years, Monte and Aleta visited with us, thus doubling the fun. We stayed in the Marriott’s Desert Springs Resort which […]

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Picnic In The Canyons

Palm Desert 2014

Getting there: It was time for our annual trip to Palm Desert so we packed our bags and hit the road, this time with Monte and Aleta.  We decided we wanted to get away from the snow and cold as quickly as we could so we headed straight south to take “the southern” route.  With four drivers we were able […]

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Hummers and Rattlers

Morning View   Our first morning in Palm Springs was warm and beautiful.  It was 65 degrees when we went out on the balcony to enjoy our coffee and watch the wildlife.  It’s really peaceful here in the mornings. One of our “must-dos” in Palm Springs is visiting the Agua Caliente Indian Canyons.  We first like to go up […]

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Day 19 – Critters

Beautiful, warm morning, perfect for roadrunner hunting!  Started out early, again searching where Aleta had last seen the elusive Geococcyx californianus cantfindusnowhereicus.  Walked around the entire resort, no luck.  However, I did see hummingbirds, Canadian geese, Mallards, Hooded Mergansers, rabbits (lots of rabbits), egrets, hawks, swallows, shrikes, sparrows, But. No. Roadrunners! Roadrunner Nest & Egg […]

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