April 1981

Regular Features
26Publisher's Letter: Developing A New Look / By Milton W. Jones
28Comment: Opinions And Suggestions From Psl Readers
32Sandscript: Who Got The Trains To Run On Time? By Bob Vivian
34Psl Informant: News, Rumors, Facts And Observations
38Closeups: Interesting People You Should Get To Know
77Fashion: Two For Tennis: Striking Matches / By Maggi Miller
85Cosmetique: How To Get The "laszlo Look' / By Maggi Miller
86Art: Gustavo Montoya: Impulses Of The Spirit / By William Hemmerdinger
88Gallery Scene: Exhibits And Artists In Local Galleries
97Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
184Astrological Forecast: A Basket Full Of Goodies For Aries / By Jean Farman
187Books & Authors: Three Intriguing Writers / By Roy Newquist
191Stocks: Inflation's Cure Worse Than Disease / By Justin And Robert Mamis
194Tax Talk: What You Can Learn From Your Return / By Howard Gordon
197Around Town: Betty Ford Honored With Scopus Award / By Rosemary Cox
Special Interest
45Nice Places To Play: Some Outstanding Tennis Facilities / By Bob Vivian
50Jose Has A Way: On The Road With An International Pro / By Jim Short
57Teacher, Teacher: Instructors Who Improve Your Game / By Tony Shultz And Helena Zukowski
60Some Other Court Sports: Ping-pong, Squash And Paddle Tennis / By Tony Shultz
65Palm Springs Life's Guide To Court Sports: An Exclusive Foldout Full Of Facts
73A Connors' Czech-mate: In Grand Marnier-atp Tennis Games / By Bob Vivian
89South America By Sea: Cruising To A Bossa Nova Beat
162Room At The Inn: Choice Lodging In England's West Country / By Helena Zukowski
Home & Garden:
169A Rose Is A Rose: Beautiful Species Bring Color Into Your Life / By Constance Walsh
172The Exotic Kiwi: It May Look Funny, But It Tastes Good / By Barbara Lawrence
177Hal Wallis Q&a: Famed Producer Balances Hard Work With Desert Relaxation / By Rosemary Cox

ABOUT THE COVER: You may not recognize her from this angle, but our court sports cover features nationally known model Finele Carpenter. Photo by Sidney Noles.


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