April 2000

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Living Rooflessly by Susie Coelho.
Photography by David Glomb. Outdoor living is the hallmark of desert life. Read how various homeowners in the valley adapt to this indoor-outdoor living.

The Healing Power of the Desert by Sharon Apfelbaum.
Photography by Robert Reiff/MagicLight Productions. Native Americans started the trend: taking to the waters of Palm Springs to heal what ailed the body. Soon settlers followed, lured by the reputation of the warm springs beneath the desert sands. Historian Apfelbaum follows the trend to the present.

Desert Spa Directory
Who's doing what to whom where. The complete picture of desert health.
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Glass Housing

by Sam Hall Kaplan. Photography by David Glomb. An imago is the adult, idealized image. Famed architecture critic Kaplan takes an adult and idealized look at Imago Galleries, a new art showplace in Palm Desert that's really a boutique museum. David Glomb's images capture the beauty of the gallery's famed glassworks.

The Cowardly Guy's Guide to Desert Spas

Ritz-Carlton fitness trainer Joe DiBello takes the plunge into some of the more accessible treatments available to the male of the species. Courage!

Juarez and Remembrance

The desert's prominent art philanthropist this month bequeaths a large donation to our valued Palm Springs Desert Museum. Meet the generous man - art dealer, raconteur, gadfly - behind the gifts.

The Lowdown on the Rubdown

Photography by Robert Reiff/MagicLight Productions. Next time you get a massage, you'll know after reading this exactly what went into the training and preparation by your masseuse and masseur. (Hint: They're not giving away licenses.)
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