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Nate Marquardt VS Yushi Okami

Best Wings in the Antelope Valley!
43451 Gadsden Ave, Lancaster, CA
Tel: 661.942-8919

November 10, 2010 Posted by | av best sports bar, av best wings, lancaster best sports bar, Nate Marquardt VS Yushi Okami, ufc 122 | , , , , | Leave a comment

Being Out and About

Vic and I have had a pretty eventful week. We went to our first comedy night at BEX last Wednesday night to see Alonzo Bodden He is a really funny guy and we throughly enjoyed the show. First time we had dinner at BEX too. I think they forgot Vic’s fish because I was halfway through with my dinner before they brought his. Unfortunate first impression. We will give them another chance because my pasta was terrific. I am not good with bad customer service, most of the time you get one shot with me. Anyway we had a great time and later I will tell you about the rest of the week traveling back and forth to Hollywood.

The weather has really cooled. What’s up with this freeze warning last night. My tomato plant has flowers and I thought I might get a couple more before the season. If we freeze I’ll be looking up green tomato receipts. Supposed to be nice and warm the rest of the week. Hope you all remember that every day your car sits out in the weather your dash is being damaged by the sun. The answer is, drum roll please….Eclipse Sun Shades brought to you by your local friendly company call 661.480.3445 or 661.886.0093.

November 10, 2010 Posted by | alonzo bodden | | Leave a comment

Bring Your Own Vinyl Night @ Blvd Today Cafe Come for a night of classic rock music, free wifi, and $1 gourmet coffee.Enjoy our records or bring your own LP’s and we’ll play some of your favorite tracks! Every Wednesday Night!7:30 to 8:30 at BLVD Today Cafe/King Photo Supply 749 West Lancaster Blvd

This week Ben is Bringing:


Billy Joel

and Weird Al

Chris Spicher is Bringing

Herb Alpert

What will you bring? Tell us @

November 10, 2010 Posted by | av college scene, college hangout, free wi-fi, Lancaster blvd, vinyl records | , , , , | Leave a comment

This is your call to Action … Become a member of ilivetodayav

Welcome to ilivetodayav Antelope Valley’s Premier Social Network…Cloud Computing. Promoting Antelope Valley through Friends, Business and Events. Highlighted with videos in a magazine format.


Three ways to use ilivetodayav for your advantage:


Individuals: Make friends with community members and meet other members with similar interests and hobbies in a safe and friendly environment.


Events: Stay up to date with what’s going on in the Antelope Valley and promote your own cultural or community events.


Businesses: Turn Social Networking Into Socialnomics. (Call 661.948.8442 Ask for Jim or Ben)


Best of all it’s free to join!
All you need is an email address and a password to create your own page. Your page can act as your website or as a web-driver to bring traffic to your website or through your front door.



November 10, 2010 Posted by | antelope valley, friends, local events, social media, Socialnomics solutions | , , , , | Leave a comment

Dream a little Dream

I, Chris Calaba, received this book from my sister titled Cooking with Hot Flashes And Other Ways to Make Middle Age Profitable by Martha Bolton. I first thought it would be another silly and humorous book about the never-ending jokes about the aging of women. My sister loves to laugh, she knows I love to laugh and we have had many years of laughing together over family, friends, people, animals, events. You name it, we’ve laughed about it.
But this book took me by surprise and is so well-written that I often pick it up and read tidbits from it. The book is funny and makes me laugh out loud, but the author is so insightful while being amusing. I HAVE TO SHARE just a bit from it :

“We cannot possibly get to this point of our lives without having fulfilled a few dreams, forgotten about some, and still be hanging onto a few others.
Perhaps in our youth we had aspirations of becoming a rock star. But now, the only rock we talk about is the one they removed from our gall bladder. Maybe we dreamed of becoming a Wall Street broker, but never made it out of our hometown, much less all the way to New York.
So what happened? How did we get off track?
The answer is simple – life.
Funny how life has a way of forcing us to reassess our dreams, adjust our sails, and chart our new courses. Perhaps that business degree we were working toward had to be postponed because we lost our job and were forced to drop out of college. Or that art scholarship had to be forfeited because we needed a job to help support our aging father. Our dreams may have been to become a police officer, an attorney, a minister, or any number of other career choices. But we had to abandon them. Perhaps we made the right decision for the wrong reasons, or maybe it was apathy that snuffed out our dreams. Or it could be that we were to afraid of the risks and played it safe.
God has designed a life plan for each one of us. It was custom-fitted to our talents and personality, and it usually involves a step of faith. But that step, the first one, is always up to us, because along with his plan, he has also given us the freedom of choice. We can decide to pursue our dreams and be satisfied in the attempt, or we can simply exist, accepting life as it comes and never quite live up to our potential. We can pursue the best, or we can settle for less. It’s our decision.
If you’ve done the latter, if you’ve settled, the good news is, it’s not too late. There are plenty of middle-aged and senior adults who did some of their greatest work and made their biggest impact on society during the second half of their lives- Mother Teresa, Grandma Moses, Colonel Sanders, Ronald Reagan, Winston Churchill,Franklin D. Roosevelt, just to name a few. As Yogi Berra said,”it ain’t over ’til it’s over.”
There is nothing sadder than an unfulfilled life. Someone who is well past the halfway point of life, convinced that they missed out on their true calling. Dreams don’t come with expiration dates. Take advantage of the years that lie ahead of you and do what you were created to do, whatever that to be. Whether it’s in education, politics, science, medicine, arts, or any other field, the world needs what you still have to offer.”

This book is totally geared toward women and I think all WOMEN SHOULD READ IT ! You will thoroughly enjoy it’s wit, humor and insight. Martha Bolton is a full-time comedy writer and the author of more than fifty books. I can hardly wait to get my hands on another book of hers, then another and another.

November 10, 2010 Posted by | Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

See Santa on Lancaster Blvd

December 3, 2010
Hospitality Walk/ Holiday Stroll
Enjoy the Sparkling Holiday Lights of Downtown Lancaster. Stroll the BLVD and enjoy holiday shopping and food.
Lancaster BLVD

December 4, 2010 8am-12pmChristmas Parade
The annual Christmas Parade on Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster Blvd

December 9, 2010 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm
Build a gingerbread house
Lancaster Regional Library 601 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Come and Celebrate Christmas at the Library. You will make your own gingerbread house and create a sweet treat for the holidays.
Reservation Required. (661) 948-5029

December 10, 2010 from 6pm to 8pm
Wine & Art w/ Santa @ Graphic Experience
Graphic Experience 624 West Lancaster Blvd
An event with Santa for grown-ups. 661.945.1718

December 11, 2010 from 5pm to 9pm
A Magical Blvd Christmas
Lancaster Blvd
The City of Lancaster Presents a Magical Blvd Christmas
Santa – Children’s Activities – Live Entertainment

December 13, 2010 from 3pm to 8pm
Decorate Ornaments
Giannini Bistro and Grill 858 W. Lancaster Boulevard
Come Decorate ornaments at Giannini Bistro and Grill.
661 948-6380

December 18, 2010 from 10am to 4pm
Posadas – Mexican Christmas
Lancaster Blvd
Posadas Traditional Hispanic Celebration including
Entertainment, vendors and piñatas.

December 18, 2010 from 2pm to 4pm
Storytelling w/ Santa at AV Bank
AV Bank 831 West Lancaster Blvd
Come hear stories from Santa at AV Bank.

December 19, 2010 from 2pm to 4pm
Santa Letter’s at Perk Place Coffe House
Perk Place Coffe House 560 West Milling Street
Drop off your letters for Santa Now! Bring your cameras Dec. 19th when
He collects them.
(661) 940-PERK

November 10, 2010 Posted by | on the blvd | , , , , | Leave a comment

A Couple Of Spots Still Open For Tonights DSLR Class @ King Photo Supply & The BLVD Today Cafe 661.948.8442

King Photo Supply & The BLVD Today Cafe 661.948.8442 are having our Digital Single Lens Reflex (DSLR) basic camera class tonight @ 6:00pm. 
There are three spots left for anyone who wants to learn more about their camera. The class runs about 2 hours and covers basic operation. cost is only $25.00. Please call for a reservation.

November 10, 2010 Posted by | blvd today, camera repair, Lancaster blvd, prints | , , , | Leave a comment