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 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 11, 2019 

The TALE: Tehachapi Art, Literature and Entertainment

These beautiful photos were submitted by 23-year-old Rodolfo Gonzales. Rodolfo, who goes by Rudy, Benz, or even RudyBenz, first picked up a camera in the fall of 2016. "Since then, I have pursued to...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 11, 2019 

I remember mama

As we go to press this week, people are preparing to celebrate their mothers. Flowers, candies, cards, brunches and memories will be flowing. Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation in 1914 designating...

 

Spring Showers Bring May Flowers

Rachel Siegfried created a flower farm in 2008. She grows seasonal flowers and arranges them for weddings and special events. In her book “The Flower Box” she shares 60 beautiful photos of...

 

Dive into the work of Alexander McCall Smith

What I like most about Alexander McCall Smith is how comfortable I am with his main characters. It is easy to slip them on like an extra pair of skin and ease into their lives quickly while the...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Calling all artists, writers and creative-types! The TALE is looking for more contributions. Send us your photos, artwork, short stories, poems, songs, etc. and you may see them in a future edition...

 

Mysteries, lightweight to gritty

I really love a good mystery. Sometimes I want an easy going read. At other times I’m ready for a little grit. In my deepest of moods, I like the brainy kind of books filled with lots of historical...

 

Over the rainbow, 100 years of Oz

Did you know that Dorothy not only landed in Oz from Kansas, but after her return to Uncle Henry and her beloved Aunty Em, she traveled by ocean liner to Australia, where she was washed overboard,...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

This beautiful shot comes from Tehachapi resident, professional photographer and Mojave Desert News photo-journalist Kane Wickham, who is also an occasional contributor to The Loop newspaper. This...

 

Celebrating Black History Month with hope, dreams

Book-reviewer Midge Lyn'dee finds inspiration in diverse voices from past to present. by Midge Lyn'dee For me, Black History Month starts at Martin Luther King's Birthday in mid-January and continues...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Ken Ulbrich, a Tehachapi resident and professional photographer, sends us views of our community through the lens. If you'd like to see more of Ken's work, visit his website at www...

 

Hearts and flowers, Valentines and books

Valentine's are not only for children and sweethearts. So, if you have neither in your life, don't despair. There are wonderful alternatives in creating a happy Valentine's Day... In my elementary...

 

Short Stories: 'The Seasons Tree' by Ani, age 8

Calling all artists, writers and creative-types! The TALE is looking for more contributions. Send us your photos, artwork, short stories, poems, songs, etc. and you may see them in a furture edition...

 

Mysteries, magic, joy, puppies...find it all at your local library

Libraries! Don’t you just love books? I do! I love reading and being around books and there is no better place to spend one’s time than in a library. As a former librarian, I might be a bit...

 

LITERARY WINTER - Stories as unique as snowflakes

I love winter. A roaring fire in the fireplace, a cozy blanket on the couch, a good book to sink into. Winter days seem perfect for reading books saved throughout the busy year, or finding a book so...

 

From elves on shelves to Tolkien: A look at Christmas Tales both old, new

Don't you just love a good book? I do! My name is Midge Lyn'dee,* a lover of books and retired librarian. I am happy to give book reviews for you in this first Loop TALE. Christmas is a magical and wo...

 

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