December 1983

Regular Features
32Publisher's Letter: The Best Of The Holiday Season / By Milton W. Jones
34Comment: The Readers Report
36Sandscript: Christmas With Muffy, Buffy, Dexter Et Al / By Bob Vivian
38The Sporting Life: Ever Notice Andy Rooney Repeats Himself? / By Steve Delsohn
42Psl Informant: New And Happenings All Around Town
44Closeups: Santa Claus Comes To Town, Among Others
92Beauty: The Scents Of The Season / By Carol Lee Roden
95Fashion: Jane Seymour Models Christmas Styles / By Maggi Miller & Teke
102Art: The Beautiful Women Of R. C. Gorman / By Nancy Blake
104Gallery Scene: Fine Art On Display Around Town
141Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go And What To See / By Jill Borak
197Books & Authors: Great Gift And Luxury Books / By Roy Newquist
199Tax Talk: How To Lessen The Tax Bite / By Howard Gordon, Cpa
203Around Town: A Posh Town Center Opening And Other Parties / By Rosemary Cox
216Shopper's Bazaar: Where To Go For Great Gifts
218Estates & Properties: Buy A Chunk Of Paradise
Special Interest
49The Great Gift Guide: Ideas For The Perfect Present
54Mistletoe: Secrets Behind The Christmas Kiss / By Jim Cornett
65Holiday Food & Good Spirits: Superb Cuisine With Holiday Spirits
81Auld Lang Syne: The Many Ways To Welcome 1984 / By Virginia Kelly & Marion Montgomery
87And Lo The Two Wise Men Followed The Shiny Black And Red Stars: The True Meaning Of Christmas / By Tricia Hurst
89Jane Seymour: Profile On Beauty And Tradition / By Helena Zukowski
105The Courtyard: Palm Springs Welcomes The Flavor Of France And European Elegance

ABOUT THE COVER: Beautiful and popular actress Jane Seymour toasts the holiday season in romantic black lace from Edith Morre in Palm Desert and starburst necklace and earrings from Saks Fifth Avenue in Palm Springs. Her sandals are from Ted Land in Palm Springs. Seymour's daughter Katie is sweetness and light in velvet and eyelet cotton from The Enchanted Carousel in Palm Springs. Photography by Teke.

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