Palm Springs Life Magazine July 2014

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TOP DOCTORS ISSUE

ON THE COVER – Actress Lynda Carter, 62, was recently in the Coachella Valley as an honoree on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars. Photography by Karl Simone.

FEATURES

Super Tuscan
By Jessica Taylor Tudzin. Photography by George Gutenberg.
A Midwestern couple builds a Mediterranean-style retreat in the heart of Indian Wells.

Star Power
By Michelle Roe.
The Palm Springs Walk of Stars honors philanthropic superhero Lynda Carter for shattering stereotypes and blazing new paths for generations of women.

Top Doctors 2014
By Kristina Sigler.
A physician-led research team identifies the desert’s 101 top doctors in 37 specialties.

Poetry in Motion
By Lisa Crawford Watson.
Richard MacDonald casts a fresh light on the gracefulness of the human form.

DEPARTMENTS

Editor’s Letter
A warm farewell to our beloved publisher.

The Front
Edited by Ashley Breeding.
• Design
Palm Springs pool parties demand fabulous patio designs, beckoning guests to sit back, relax, and soak in the fun.
• Fashion
Step into summer style with all-American classics.
• Spirits
Beverage connoisseur Brett Stanley of the Purple Palm shares his recipe for a South American refreshment that really packs a punch.
• Books
Slip one of these recent releases into your pool tote or carry-on — and get lost in literature.

Home of the Month
Simplicity, artfulness, and comfort converge in this Alta Verde Escena home.

Market Watch
By Vic Cooper and Mike McDonald.
Types of sales, net worth of buyers, and number of housing permits all point to a promising Coachella Valley home market.

The Social Life
By Gloria Greer.
Parties, fundraisers, galas, and other social events.

Horoscope
By Sherryl Nova.
A bustling season approaches.

SPECIAL SECTIONS

The Guide
Edited by Joan Page McKenna.
90 Days of Summer: Where to relax, eat, and have fun in Greater Palm Springs.

Vitality
Edited by Joan Page McKenna.
Foods that heal, telemedicine and the future of healthcare, caring for caregivers, and more than 1,000 doctor and medical listings.