Palm Springs, you have provided me with so much joy over the years. I have found a passion that has no limits. You have afforded me the opportunity to live my life in an area of the world rich with spirit and the appreciation of our natural surroundings. You have allowed me to follow my own path in life and find a home.
You probably know Stephen Collins as the undeniably urbane host of Bravo's Property Envy. In addition to appending the title TV host to a CV that already included the job titles hotelier, writer, curator and designer, he has exchanged the bustle of London for the simplicity of desert life in Palm Springs.
People like my mother and Rozene have been seduced by the powers that be who would prey on people for whom life has moved too fast and changed too much, and who feel the way of life, on which they thought they had a firm perch, has been left in the dust. That, or . . . the devil has possessed them all. You decide.