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 By Mel White    Community    October 23, 2021 

October Halloween

I love the month of October for many reasons – the little chill in the air, the leaves turning...

 
 By Mel White    Happenings    October 23, 2021 

Coming up in November at Tehachapi Treasure Trove

Tehachapi Treasure Trove will be celebrating the next First Friday on Nov. 5 from 5 to 8 p.m....

 
 By Mel White    Community    October 9, 2021

Early detection

It's that time of year again, when the leaves are colorful and flying all over, and the fall chill...

 

Tehachapi Treasure Trove; celebrating local art and artists 

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is pleased to be able to open again for First Fridays and we look forward...

 

Two good short ones 

Below are a couple of stories I've received from friends via email that I'd like to pass on and...

 
 By Mel White    Community    August 28, 2021

Still slowing down, still not stopping 

Fifteen years ago I wrote a column about "slowing down but not stopping." In it I discussed the...

 
 By Mel White    Community    August 28, 2021

Tehachapi Treasure Trove, celebrating local art and artists 

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is pleased to be able to open again for First Fridays and we look forward...

 
 By Mel White    Community    August 14, 2021

Kind gestures

First and foremost I want to offer a big thank you to ... well, I don't really actually know whom...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 31, 2021

Up in the air

My dad always loved the idea of flying, of being up in the air. As a kid he made paper and wood...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 31, 2021

Tehachapi Treasure Trove; celebrating local art and artists

Tehachapi Treasure Trove is happy to announce that First Fridays are back and growing! Downtown has...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 17, 2021

Everything is someplace 

My friend Arlene called one day to let me know that her 18-year-old daughter was moving out of the...

 
 By Mel White    Community    July 3, 2021

Thinking about freedom for all 

Ever since I grew up enough to be aware that the American ideal and the American reality are two dis...

 
 By Mel White    Happenings    June 19, 2021

Celebrate First Friday at the Treasure Trove 

First Fridays are back! Now that downtown has reopened we are once again able to offer our First Fri...

 
 By Mel White    Community    June 19, 2021

On fathers and fatherhood 

For some reason, mothers and Mother's Day seems to be a much bigger deal than fathers and Father's...

 
 By Mel White    Community    June 5, 2021

Welcome summer! 

I know that the official start of summer isn't for a couple of weeks yet (that is, June 21), but...

 
 By Mel White    Community    May 22, 2021

Remembering... 

Memorial Day is coming up and for many of us, the three-day Memorial Day weekend signals the...

 
 By Mel White    Happenings    May 22, 2021

Classes resume at the Treasure Trove

We are pleased to announce that we will once again be able to offer classes and community events at...

 
 By Mel White    Community    May 8, 2021

On mothers and motherhood, 2021 

Mother's Day last year was difficult for many because of the pandemic and not being able to be with...

 
 By Mel White    Community    April 24, 2021

A normal Sunday drive, finally

Back in the day, my folks loved to take us kids for a drive on Sunday afternoons, after church, and...

 
 By Mel White    Community    April 10, 2021

Still surviving COVID

The Coronavirus stole my January as I was home sick for a couple of weeks, then in Tehachapi...

 
 By Mel White    Community    March 27, 2021

COVID got my January

In early January I was fighting what I thought was a head cold. Sniffles and stuffiness. Then it...

 
 By Mel White    Community    January 2, 2021

All moved in, ready for the new year

I'm happy to tell you I'm all moved into my new place (although I'm far from being all unpacked),...

 

No charge

Here's another one of those sweet stories that has been sent to me via the wonderfully prolific...

 

Chris' crew gets 'er done

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and I've written about how it also took a village to...

 

Dark and scary times

Usually this time of year I like to write about how I love October, the month of Halloween,...

 

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