July 1983

Regular Features
14Publisher's Letter: Walk On The Wilderness Side / By Milton W. Jones
16Comment: The Reader Responds
18Sandscript: Kids Do The Darndest Things / By Bob Vivian
20The Sporting Life: Basketball's Renaissance Man / By Steve Delsohn
24Psl Informant: The Things People Do
25Closeups: Dancers And Sculptors And Men Who Sail The Seas
37Fashion: Fabulous Knits For All Seasons / By Carol Lee Roden
41Palm Springs Life's Guide: Notes On The Nightlife And Good Life In Summer / By Jill Borak
73Beauty: Everything You Wanted To Know About Collagen / By Carol Lee Roden
74Gallery Scene: A Promenade Among Painters
79Books & Authors: The Many Talents Of Maya And Margaret / By Roy Newquist
81Tax Talk: The Facts, Ma'am, About Short-term Trusts / By Howard Gordon
83Stocks: Earnings And Prices: The Delicate Balance / By Robert A. Mamis
87Around Town: Staging A Celebrity Art Auction And Other Happenings / By Rosemary Cox
96Shopper's Bazaar: Good Buys Around Town
Special Interest
28The Quiet Season: They Call It The Quiet Time, But There's Lots To Do / By Don Weldon
34The Posh Picnic: How To Plan An Elegant Alfresco Affair / By Barbara Lawrence
75Isomata: What's Happening At The Mountain School Of Music And Arts / By Sharon Apfelbaum

ABOUT THE COVER: A romantic picnic splashed with shimmering summer colors under the trees or near a lake demands an equally elegant menu. This epicurean delight was prepared and displayed by Mary Go Round Catering of Palm Springs and Beverly Hills and was served with crystal, china and silver from Tuverson and Co., Palm Desert. Lovely Constance Walsh models a gossamer gown provided by Saks Fifth Avenue; Steve Austin (Cindy Romano Finishing School and Modeling Agency) is outfitted by Morrie Geyer Men's Clothing. Walker Scott supplied the comforter, pillows, hat and shoes, and Gilligan's Island, the excellent champagne. Photography by Howard Deshong on location at the Americana Canyon Hotel, Palm Springs.

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