Indian Wells: A California Desert Getaway

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Just 120 miles east of Los Angeles in the heart of the Coachella Valley lay the desert towns of Indio and Palms Springs. Picture a place where the average winter temperature is 77 degrees and the warm days cool off to starry nights. The Coachella Valley is like no other, and there’s a lot more [...]

Where The Snowbirds Fly

Where The Snowbirds Fly

January 31, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

by David & Ritsuko Robinson Every autumn, instinct drives millions of birds south to wait out the winter. Think Mother Nature has the right idea? Something more than instinct drives a different bird south to escape the cold—“snowbirds”, who pull up stakes and flee the snow, sleet, rain and cold up north to winter in [...]