May 1995

Articles
24A Quick Guide To Desert Flowers: An Article You Can Really Look Down On./ By Henry R. Mockel And Beverly Mockel
26The Desert's Preferred Lifestyle: A Peek Inside The Luxurious Homes Of The Vintage Club Reveals A Return To Simple Elegance And A Lot Of Entertaining In The Kitchen/ By Ogden Genessee
Desert Homes & Gardens
36Here Comes Europe: The Desert's Charms Are Luring New Residents From All Over The World. Meet The New Neighbors/ By Ellen Paris
38Charting The New Real Estate: Our Yearly Overview Of New Construction, New Opportunities/ By Hans And Mary Sue Dubach
41The Healthy House: Some Simple Steps To Make Your House Safer. Plus A Lot Of Still-unanswerable Questions/ By Denys Arcuri
44Gizmos You'll Love: Scoot-n-dos, Remote Controls, Instant Coffee Makers How Did You Ever Get Along Without These Things? By Sarah Hagerty And Bill Crowe
Special Sections
1-56DGPalm Springs Life's Desert Guide: See Why This Guide Is The Most-used Source Of Information To All The Events, Restaurants And Attractions Of The Desert. The Most Up-to-date, Accurate And Thorough Guide In Town/ Edited By Donna Curran.
Features
8Lake La Quinta
30Judith Lynne Interiors
Departments
15Around Town: Bud Furillo, The Legendary Sports Broadcaster, Remembers Baseball The Way It Ought To Be. Also: How Much Is Your House Really Worth? We've Got The Real Facts.
19Hank Stokes' Valley Observer: If You Don't Have Anything Nice To Say About Somebody, Sit Right Down Over Here.
49Desert Stars: Moments To Remember From The Lavish February Parties/ By Marilyn Visel
53Social Calendar: A Roundup Of Philanthropic Events
56Astrology With Joyce Jillson: Did We Mention This Isn't A Syndicated Column? Miss Jillson Writes These Predictions Strictly For Psl Readers

ABOUT THE COVER: Intricate and delicate describe the watercolor portraits of local flora by the late artist Henry Mockel, who, with his wife Beverly, published Mockel's Desert Flower Notebook in 1962 The frequently updated book, treasured by hikers and nature lovers for years, is still available at both Joshua Tree National Park and our own Living Desert

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