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Turning over a new leaf

Tastes in books are very diverse from person to person. Some people want everything to end nice and...

 

Shall we go gothic?

No GPS. No smartphones. No internet. Yet they managed to get around, keep in touch and gather...

 

Living stones

If you are of a certain age, you might remember Pet Rocks. They were marketed in the 1970’s,...

 

Our A B Cs

Have you ever heard of a literary lipogram? It is a piece of writing, usually poetry, in which the...

 

Man's best friend

In my opinion, dogs absolutely are man’s best friend, but I’m not sure that we humans deserve...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Thanks to Courtney Gail for sending The Loop this beautiful and vibrant photo. Courtney is the...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Tehachapi bursts with color in these photos from local photographer Israel Vera. Keep inspiring us...

 

Cats, cats and more cats...

Cats, cats and more cats. In fact, a million of them are in the story "Millions of Cats" written...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    July 6, 2019

A grandma summer

For this review I will start with a true story. Years ago I came across the picture book “Grandma...

 

A great short story

A great short story dangles a mood or theme, like bait. It immediately catches the eye and the...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    June 8, 2019

Wedded bliss

Traditionally, June is wedding month. Probably because the school year ends, vacations start,...

 
 By Midge Lyndee    Community    May 25, 2019

A bees' life

What is it with bees? They are small, fluffy and soft close up. They do a great job of flitting back...

 
 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,...

 
 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,...

 

Spring Showers Bring May Flowers

Rachel Siegfried created a flower farm in 2008. She grows seasonal flowers and arranges them for...

 

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...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Calling all artists, writers and creative-types! The TALE is looking for more contributions. Send...

 

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...

 

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...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

This beautiful shot comes from Tehachapi resident, professional photographer and Mojave Desert News...

 

Celebrating Black History Month with hope, dreams

Book-reviewer Midge Lyn'dee finds inspiration in diverse voices from past to present. by Midge...

 

Tehachapi through the lens

Ken Ulbrich, a Tehachapi resident and professional photographer, sends us views of our community...

 

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...

 

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

Calling all artists, writers and creative-types! The TALE is looking for more contributions. Send...

 

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