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Desert Nature Children’s Book, ...

Desert Nature Children’s Book, Mr. Floppysocks is Loved

“An allegorical tale of true love and forgiveness for all ages.” http:www.jeanbohlender.com/mr-floppysocks-is-loved The newest addition to High Desert Blogging’s Angie’s Book List is Mr. Floppysocks is Loved, written and illustrated by Artist Jean Bohlender. Desert life is often portrayed in her art which makes perfect sense because Jean and her husband live on a desert ranch. Artists […]

Regional High Desert Victor Valley Po...

Regional High Desert Victor Valley Poetry Contest

High Desert Blogging launches regional poetry contest  Poet Mary Langer Thompson, author of Poems in Water, is co-hosting a poetry contest with Highdesertblogging.com beginning today, August 1, 2015, and ending at midnight on August 31, 2015. Mary, a graduate of California State University Northridge and University of California at Los Angeles, has been a principal, […]

Route 66 Road Trip Food and Shopping ...

Route 66 Road Trip Food and Shopping in Hesperia, CA

The next time you take a road trip between I-15 between LA and Las Vegas, try out the Outpost Cafe by the Pilot Travel Center in Hesperia. Outpost Cafe advertises “good grub” and no kidding! Great breakfasts, salads, and hamburgers – great big portions, too. Incidentally, this cafe is on the recommended list of places […]

Visit High Desert With Eyes Wide Open

Visit High Desert With Eyes Wide Open

Visiting the High Desert of Southern California — PART ONE When new visitors arrive in the High Desert they are often surprised by how stunning the wide vistas are, they wonder where the real desert is, and seemed confused by the abundant wildlife and scenic beauty of field flowers. That’s the real High Desert. The […]

4 Thoughts Before You Select Your Blo...

4 Thoughts Before You Select Your Blog Template

Sometimes we can just dive into a project then try to figure out how it might work. That’s true in the Blogosphere when new bloggers want to be seen and are eager to hit the water, like a guy with a new surfboard. The platform of WordPress has always said that they want you to […]

How the Entrepreneur Can Learn How to...

How the Entrepreneur Can Learn How to Blog

Are you an entrepreneur who wants to learn how to blog? Starting a small business can easily become overwhelming with lists of priorities and important tasks to keep up with. Add learning a blog to that list, and it will be put under the if-I-ever-get-to-it section. The High Desert has blogging and entrepreneur groups that are […]

High Desert July 4th Events

High Desert July 4th Events

Kick off July 4th celebrations with a bang in the High Desert! Fireworks and other events are scheduled for Saturday at the following places: High Desert Apple Valley – Lenny Brewster Sports Center 21024 Otoe Road 2 p.m. – 10 p.m.; fireworks at 9 p.m. www.applevalley.org Victorville – San Bernardino County Fairgrounds 14800 7th Street […]

More Crafters Find New Customers at S...

More Crafters Find New Customers at Santa Fe’s Craft Day

Newest vendor — Ursula McGrue lthough the craft days with Santa Fe Trading Co. is over due to the excessive heat, crafters are always looking for new venues, shows, and cool places. GARDEN OF APRIL At the last event there, April Bracy showed her handmade soaps and lotions and creams. This health trend is growing […]

High Desert’s Cadillac Antiques...

High Desert’s Cadillac Antiques’ July 4th Anniversary

  Have you been out to High Desert’s Cadillac Antiques yet? The address is 32090 State Hwy. 18 in Lucerne Valley. Owners Ralph and Patty Muldoon and David and Charlene Guertin will be celebrating the shop’s first anniversary on July 4th. High Desert Bloggers, a meetup.com group, met at the antique shop on May 2, […]

High Desert Author’s Film ̶...

High Desert Author’s Film “Norman’s in Love”

Lights! Camera! Action! submitted by Nevermore Enterprises   Author Roberta Smith writes in the horror/paranormal genre. To promote her books and the genre, she decided to film a scene from her novel, “The Accordo.” The short film is called, “Norman’s in Love.” Photographer Ryan Brewer signed on as the cinematographer, and she hired professional actor, […]

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