National Geographic : 2005 Feb
call of the All you need is a sand wedge-and a sharp eye for rattlers snowbirds to play the Sidewinder Golf Course in Salton City. The area's low costs and hot climes lure thousands of retirees. Katie Logemann, 97 (below, in red cap), attributes her longevity to the Fountain of Youth Spa near Niland, where she's lived since 1969: "A friend once asked me, 'What are you doing in this godforsaken country?' I said, 'Come join usl' He's been here ever since."