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Babes in Borrego & The Original 50 | Meet Stacey Bookshier

PeopleAnya Violet

She found out about Babes in Borrego the day before the ride. After a quick cruise on our blog she decided she was IN! Stacey Bookshier rolled up to the meet-up spot at our first ever campout not knowing anyone. Her vintage moto didn’t let her down on those desert roads and she walked away from that weekend with new friends and a new annual tradition of attending all of our Joshua Tree campouts! Read on to hear more about Stacey and her experience that weekend.

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On October 5th 2013, 50 women rode out to an undisclosed location for a night of camping and camaraderie. What would follow could not have been predicted by anyone. The positivity, passion and enthusiasm for those 50 women has fueled the growth and exposure of a community that has meant so much to so many. We are highlighting each of those 50 women and sharing their stories over the past 5 years. 


 Stacey Bookshier


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  • ·       Stacey Brookshier

    ·       @staceybrookshier

    ·       San Diego, CA

    ·       Office Jerk

    How did you find out about Babes in Borrego and what made you want to be a part of it?

    I feel like I’m always the last to know and for Babes it was true. I didn’t really use social media when Babes was announced so I had no idea. I found out a day before the event from my friend Isaac who owned Trophy Motorcycles in San Diego. I checked out the blog and read “roll call” and I was in.

    When you arrived at the meet up, what was your first thoughts?

    When I arrived at the gas station there were only three other women there, Caroline, Lindsey and Rebecca. They offered to throw my hastily packed camping gear in their chase truck. I was stoked because I had this flat seat with all my gear strapped down with bungees threatening to fall off. As more women trickled in I was amazed how many people the post had reached.

    Did you know anyone there? Is going on an adventure solo like this something you do or was this a first time out of your element kind of thing?

    When I was younger I took solo car road trips but never to a meet up or an event.

     At the meet up I didn’t know anybody. I had texted two of my friends about it the day I found out. One knew about it, but it looked like they weren’t going to come. To my surprise they pulled up to the campsite that evening, and I have been to every Babes in Joshua tree with them since.

    To go to something like this and the destination be unknown is kind of crazy.  What did you think of riding with all those ladies and of the destination?

    My bike at the time was vintage and didn’t want to start when everybody was ready to pull away. I panicked and thought I was going to miss out. I eventually kicked it over, thankfully, and had a blast riding with everybody.

    What was that one night like for you? Tell us about your experience.

    I was so impressed with the amount of thought and love that Anya and Ashmore put into Babes in Borrego not knowing what the result would be. I am grateful for your efforts ladies. Everything just unfolded beautifully. There were so many personalities it was like a little buffet of meeting interesting, positive women.  Sitting around that fire and hearing the bits of everyone’s background made that dry lakebed an unexpected comfortable place to be.  It was my first night playing Cards Against Humanity and it was on a homemade deck that made me think they made the game up themselves.

    I didn’t pack a tent but luckily Rebecca and Lindsey let me crash theirs, I would have probably froze if not for them.

    Tell us about the ladies you met and have your friendships have evolved over the past 5 years.  Do you keep in touch?

    There are a few that I still get to see from time to time. I was really stoked to meet more women from San Diego, some I see more often than others. I met Sanna at the first Babes, (calling her out), she doesn’t remember me from then even though she drank my water. Sanna, I love you and I’m so happy we became good friends.

    How have you changed over the past 5 years?

    At the first Babes I was recently unemployed but found a job shortly after. My extremely talented and good-looking boyfriend of 6 years plays bass in The Distillers, it’s really humbling and exciting to see him play. We have a house just outside of Downtown San Diego, with our 3 dogs, where we are working to become more self-sufficient with our small vegetable garden.

    Have you gone on any more camping / riding trips since that 2013 ride? If so, where and with who?

    I realized at the first Babes that I had met Lindsey at Elusive Unicorn years before and we had both attended Slab City Riot. I’ve been to another large organized campout out since, other than Babes, but they’re too much party for me. I have been on a couple local camping trips, with women I met through Babes and their S.O.’s, to Borrego and Idyllwild.

    What is it like coming back to Babes Ride Out as it has grown?  

    It is dizzying to think of all the details that are put into these events. Growing from 50 to thousands of women is astonishing. I am in awe of the women who come from all over to be a part of this and grateful for the people it has brought into my life.

    What are your thoughts on the Moto community and industry as a whole?

    I guess you take the good with the bad. Motorcycle events are a lot more crowded than they were years ago, but with that more products and manufactured parts have become available. I love that there’s finally riding gear that don’t make women look like they’re about to get on the back of a road sofa.

     

 

Pack Animal | Dare to Go Further

PeopleAnya Violet

Needless to say, here at Babes Ride Out, we are big fans of the moto road trip! Packing your bike with your camp essentials and taking down some miles is what we live for. Sometimes the perfect gear can help to inspire you to take off and hit the road even more! The talented Jenny Linquist and her Husband Mike have created some of our favorite moto luggage essentials! Style, Function, Durability and made right here in the USA! Read on to learn more about Pack Animal! They will be joining us as a part of the BRO6 Makers Market this year. Stay tuned to see what they have in store!

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Pack Animal is a motorcycle luggage and accessory company for both the daily rider and the road tripper. With waxed canvas and harness leather exteriors, waterproof vinyl-lined interiors, and solid brass hardware, Pack Animal bags are perfect for commuting into the office or long motorcycle trips across the country.

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Co-founders Mike and Jenny Linquist started out with the sole intention of making saddlebags for themselves to go on long trips on their vintage Hondas. After realizing there was a wide gap in the market for riders who want quality-made bags for their bikes without sacrificing quality aesthetic, they started Pack Animal to share their passion with the rest of the motorcycling community. Three years later, the company has a lineup of saddlebags, duffle bags, tool rolls, and backpacks in a range of colors shipping worldwide from their headquarters in Seattle, Washington. 

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Pack Animal is thrilled to be a part of Babes Ride Out 6! Stop by their booth in the Makers Marketplace to see their current line of bags and check out a few new products that are launching later this Fall. 

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Joshua Tree Locals | Meet the Owners of The Station Joshua Tree and Give Them a Visit While at Babes Ride Out 6

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No one knows Joshua Tree better than it’s locals. This community has created so many unique shops, cafes, and ranches throughout the town that it’s impossible to see it all in just one day. One business, right by the event, has always caught our eye as it’s a gas stationesque store with tons of local goods on display. We have always wondered who bought this old garage and put so much love into it so we reached out to meet the owners. Give the below a read and make sure to stop by The Station Joshua Tree for $1 drip coffees to all “Babes Ride Out” attendees on Sat am and a designated BABES ONLY parking for your motos <3!

 Sure it looks like a real gas station but it’s not! This is The Station Joshua Tree, a store front with a rad “set” feel.

Sure it looks like a real gas station but it’s not! This is The Station Joshua Tree, a store front with a rad “set” feel.

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Steve is from San Diego and I’m from Wisconsin, but lived in Silverlake/LA for 15 years before moving out to Joshua Tree full time in 2011 when we purchased The Station.  My husband Steve and I have been together for 22 years and we built The Station Joshua Tree to help us one day ditch our work in LA and retire out in JT. We have a set design/ prop studio but own & operate The Station Joshua Tree full time.

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What brought you to Joshua Tree:

Our life in LA was becoming a bit routine and we needed a focus outside the city… Steve had made a pact with a childhood best friend to one day have homes in JT, his friend John had a place here already so we stepped up and found ours in 2004.

What is your favorite part about living in the desert: The landscape of course, but having the space to really meet inspiring people and form valuable friendships.

Tell us about your business: We split our time between our studio work and developing The Station.   We want The Station to be a reflection of what we love and work hard to keep it curated to have a 70’s clubhouse maybe even head shop feel.  We have custom JT souvenirs, gifts, records, unique vintage & potted cactus as well as great drip coffee, cold drinks & snacks. 

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Tell us about any moments of clarity while operation your own business.  This can include triumphs and struggles and how you cope/learn / celebrate them: We have loved The Station for years before it was for sale… because it was a gas station at one time back in the day a bank would not help us, even though we had all the paperwork that cleared the site, so we had to basically put all our savings on the line to buy it.  It took months of hard work to get the building and property to the point where we could start to see to the real potential.  We let the direction happen naturally not forcing or rushing and doing the work as we could afford it.  The Station has turned out to be our greatest accomplishment yet!

What do you have planned for the future: Right now we are focusing on making The Station more of a welcoming space to spend time at to enjoy coffee, drinks and snacks on the patio surrounded by potted cactus & succulent and even a newsstand to pull curated vintage and current publications to incorporate auto, art, food, design & California culture.

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Tell us a fun fact about Joshua Tree that most people wouldn’t know.* You can get great Indian food at Sam’s Pizza

Any recommendations of point of interest (shops, restaurants, geological sites, anything outstanding) you’d recommend to ladies traveling to Babes Ride Out 6? We highly recommend a drive through the park - Hidden Valley hike and Keys View overlook are the spots we take our friends too.

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Meet Priscilla White and her Triumph Street Twin

PeopleAnya Violet

Meet Priscilla White and her Triumph Street Twin. Priscilla is the co-manager of Spoken Moto in Bend Oregon and she will be headed to BRO 6 this year to join in the fun! We caught up with her to hear more about how she decided this was the bike for her and why she rides! “In short, for the freedom, travel, and community it provides.  I have never felt more fulfilled in my life, thanks to motorcycles. “-Priscilla

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Name:  Priscilla White

Location: Bend, Oregon

Tell us about yourself:

I work hard and I play hard.

Tell us about Spoken Moto.

I co-manage Spoken Moto; among many things, the bulk of my job is PR, event coordinating, and retail management.  At its core, Spoken Moto is a moto/café/pub; it’s also a retail shop, music and event venue, and a mobile food and boutique pod.  Spoken opened its doors to the public 2 years ago, and has been thriving with the support from both the motorcycle and the local Bend community.

Where are you from?

I was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and raised in St. Louis, MO from kindergarten through high school.  I came to Oregon after graduating high school and have been here ever since. 

How long have you been riding motorcycles?

I used to rip around on a Honda Ruckus about ten years ago, but I didn’t get my endorsement until 2015.  This is my fourth riding reason. 

Why do you ride?

In short, for the freedom, travel, and community it provides.  I have never felt more fulfilled in my life, thanks to motorcycles. 

Run us through the list of bikes you have had in your past if any.

My first bike after I got endorsed was a Honda Rebel.  A few months later I upgraded to a Harley Sportster Iron 883; I never quite got comfortable on that bike, so I sold it and got my 2016 Triumph Steet Twin.  I’ve put 11k miles on the Triumph!  Since then I’ve also acquired a ’94 Kawasaki KLR 250 (the Barbie Bike), and a little Yamaha TTR125. 

What bike do you ride now?

Still loving on the Triumph Street Twin!

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What first attracted you to Triumph?

My husband and moto-bestie both had Bonnevilles and loved them, so after I decided the Harley wasn’t for me I turned my attention towards Triumph.  

How did you know it was the bike for you?

When I first put a leg over the Street Twin I instantly felt comfortable with the stance: straight legged and flat footed; plus it shaved about 100lbs off of what I had previously been riding, which helped me feel more balanced and in control.   

Where did you buy your Triumph?

Team Latus Motors near Portland, OR

Tell us what your bike is like to ride?

Holy heck, it’s a dream.  Truth be told, I’ve been working on developing confidence around turns (I took a low-speed spill around a 15mph turn on my husband’s Triumph a few years ago and I have struggled against the memory since), but between the weight distribution, the power, and the low-end torque, the Street Twin is confidence inspiring.  I generally place myself at the back of every group ride so that I can take turns at my own speed without holding anyone up, but once there’s a straightaway I’m able to throttle out and catch up with the literal flick of my wrist. 

What made you choose this bike over the other Triumph Models?

The Street Twin is just a little shorter and a little lighter than traditional Bonnies, which is exactly what I was on the market for. 

What has been your favorite adventure you have taken on your bike?

There are so many!  I guess if I had to choose one it would be last year’s trip to the Grand Tetons; I’ve never felt more alive than amongst their stunning beauty and grandeur. 

Would you recommend your bike to other riders? Why?

Absolutely!  It’s just an awesome little/big ripper!  It’s got a great stance, weight distribution, 900ccs, the stock exhaust sounds incredible as is, and it’s just pretty to look at!   Oh, and my gas range is nearly 200 miles a tank; I never worry about running out of gas. 

Do you have any fun road trips planned?

My moto-fam and I are taking 10 days off to go to Sierra Stake Out and to meander around the Sierras. 

Do you have any bucket list places you want to ride in the world?

I’d love to tour around Europe, specifically Italy and Spain. 

Have you been to any Babes Ride Out events before? If so, what was your experience like?

Sure have!  BRO3 was my first ever moto-campout, traveling 2000 miles round-trip just four months after getting endorsed.  It was life changing; there are no words to describe the sense of empowerment I felt from being surrounded by all women.

Any stand out memorable moments from BRO events?

Honestly, among all the countless good times we had at BRO3, my single most memorable moment was finally arriving on opening day.  After 3 days and nearly 1000 miles, Google decided to lead us onto a deep and loose sand road for the final 3 miles of the trek; those 3 sketchy miles took us over an hour, and were full hysterical tears and manic laughter.  Arriving to BRO was like arriving to the gates of heaven.  Included is a photo taken by Josie Perez, just moments after getting into the event.  It perfectly personifies the relief, excitement and pride that we felt for accomplishing something so wild and out of our comfort zones. 

Any recommendations for new riders?

Learn to ride on dirt first if you’re able.  Ride as many different motorcycles as possible before buying your first bike.  Get out of your comfort zone.  Invest it quality gear; it’ll give you added confidence.  Ride with responsible, experienced riders, but always ride your own ride and HAVE FUN at your own pace. 

To find out more about the Triumph Street Twin click HERE

To fin a local dealer and test ride one click HERE

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Babes in Borrego & The Original 50 | Meet Michaela George

PeopleAnya Violet

If you have come to any of our events over the past few years then you already know who Michaela (Mich) George is. She is the smiling face and the kind soul behind Moto F.A.M. What you may not know is that she was there at the first ever Babes in Borrego event back in 2013. She could not have known back then what a huge role this growing community would end up playing in her life. In her words "I have honestly never been a part of something so big, and so uplifting in my life." Read on to hear her story.

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Photo by Genevieve Davis

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On October 5th 2013, 50 women rode out to an undisclosed location for a night of camping and camaraderie. What would follow could not have been predicted by anyone. The positivity, passion and enthusiasm for those 50 women has fueled the growth and exposure of a community that has meant so much to so many. We are highlighting each of those 50 women and sharing their stories over the past 5 years. 


Michaela George


  • Michaela George (Mich)
  • @only_one_mich
  • Oceanside,Ca
  • Founder of Moto F. A. M. 

How did you find out about Babes in Borrego and what made you want to be a part of it? 

I feel like my story is going to be a little weird for some people because I have an unusually close relationship with my ex-husband. So a lot of my story includes getting to know Mallorie (his wife) better through attending the first Babes Ride Out event...It was kind of the motivation to go. 

My ex husband was the one that told me about Babes In Borrego. He knew Ashmore through mutual work friends and had heard she was organizing some kind of girls only Moto trip and campout. 

I reached out to Ashmore because I had been riding motorcycles for almost 10 years at that point and for the most part, with only men. The thought of riding with women was super exciting!

When you arrived at the meet up, what was your first thoughts?

I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to ride to Borrego, where the campout was planned to happen, weeks before the actual event. When I contacted Ashmore for the first time about Babes In Borrego, she invited me to do a test run. I remember sitting at Carlee’s (a small restaurant in Borrego) with Ashmore after we did our test run and laughing about the whole idea. There was nothing quite like this done before so there were zero expectations. 10 girls might show up... or 100. It was super fascinating. 

The day of the event Mallorie and I arrived at the gas station meet up spot and saw well over 20 women. I immediately thought....wow.... this is going to be SO FUN!

Did you know anyone there?

I didn’t, other than Ashmore and Mallorie. 

Is going on an adventure solo like this something you do or was this a first time out of your element kind of thing?

Every once and a while I step out of my comfort zone but for the most part I’m not really one to go out of my way to do something like this.... but a big part of me going was because it was an opportunity for Mallorie and I to spend time together and get to know each other. 

To go to something like this and the destination be unknown is kind of crazy.  What did you think of riding with all those ladies and of the destination?

It was totally crazy, but sometimes I kinda feel like the crazy factor was such a huge part of what made me interested in going. 

As soon as the huge group of ladies started loading up and pulling out I was like.... holy shit, this is so rad, they did it.... this is going to be such a fun experience. 

(I literally get teared up thinking about it as I answer these questions... I didn’t know then the impact this experience was going to have in my life.... absolutely NO IDEA)

What was that one night like for you?

It was amazing. I met so many women. All at didn’t phases of their lives, different interests, different ages, areas, bikes and so on. 

I left the next morning wondering what would be next... when can we do this again... will there be another one? 

Tell us about the ladies you met and have your friendships have evolved over the past 5 years. Do you keep in touch?

My number one focus was getting to know Mallorie better and this trip did exactly that. We leaned on each other a little more than usual because neither of us knew anyone beside ourselves. We met so many interesting women though. We did a ton of socializing...but I have to say the people watching was insane. Good insane! Their were half naked women from LA that were beautiful and confident and SO interesting. There was a mom away from her new baby for the first time who spent time everyday on a breast pump, haha. There was dancing and singing and sand flat races. The sunset was gorgeous. 

I made so many friends at that first Babes that I am happy to say,  I am still friends with. 

As for my relationship with Mallorie, I feel like it was the perfect place for us to start a friendship. We are truly family now and we have attended every BRO since then, together!

How have you changed over the past 5 years?

Oh geez, this is a tough one. 

Five years is a good amount of time for change. 

Job- (This will be a long answer haha).... This is unquestionably the biggest change in my life since Babes in Borrego.  Babes/Anya & Ashmore play a HUGE part in that. Since the first Babes, I started a non profit named Moto F. A. M. Our mission is to help riders facing life changing injuries after a serious motorcycle accident. Anya & Ashmore we’re some of the first people I shot my idea to. Their input and support have been crucial to Moto F. A. M.’s success. For the last 3 years they have opened the door to share their event with my organization. Each year Moto F. A. M. gets to run the BRO raffle. This opportunity has generated a ton of exposure AND raises thousands of dollars each year to help downed riders. So far we have helped over 150 riders/families facing life changing injuries and have funded almost 40 riders the chance to participate in a motorcycle safety course, designed to improve a riders skill level. 

I am and always will be so grateful for their help!

Relationship: single then/single now

Motherhood: since the first Babes 2 out of my 3 offspring have grown and become adults. (Whaaaa) My youngest Mateo had actually attended the very first Babes in the Dirt. He passed out candy bars to all the girls that “did a good job” riding. 

Have you gone on any more camping / riding trips since that 2013 ride? If so, where and with who?

Every year BRO is mandatory! Some years we add a week long trip leading us to BRO. I’ve done a girls trip to Washington, one to Portland Oregon, several to Az. I have a planned trip to Sturgis in a couple weeks. I’ll be stopping in Denver to scoop up my long time Babes friend along the way.

What is it like coming back to Babes Ride Out as it has grown?

It’s definitely different now vs the first event. The first one was very intimate. It was small enough that we had the opportunity to sit and talk with everyone around a campfire. 50 girl vs 1700+ changes it up quite a bit. The change has it goods though. You might not have the intimacy anymore but you gain so many other cool things. More girls...more personalities...more people watching. There’s  live entertainment now..I love that.. especially the karaoke. It’s now twice as long. Girls can venture out and ride different routes that Anya & Ashmore have mapped out for the girls. It still has the welcoming feeling the first one had. The support, the ability to create new friendships. It has been a rad thing to watch grow. 

The past few years I’ve had a different perspective now that I’m working the event. I am in a position where nearly every attendee has to come to my booth. Which I absolutely LOVE.... I gotta say, by nature I would probably keep to my circle of friends but since I’m working I get to meet and talk with so many new faces. I get to hear travel stories, I get to learn why they came, who they came with. I love meeting people Moto F. A. M. has helped. I have honestly never been a part of something so big, and so uplifting in my life. I have told women before.... “Babes is a life changing experience”.... and I mean it. It truly is! 

 

 

 

Pioneering Woman of Joshua Tree | Meet Pioneertown General Store Owner Sarah Tabbush

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One of our favorite things is highlighting people who live in the communities we call home. Joshua Tree is filled with vintage shops, art studios, adventure tours, restaurants, all owned and operated by some of the most kind hearted ladies in the world. We encourage you to take time and read about these women (and visit their establishments while at Babes 6) who've created a life and own amazing businesses just a few miles from where you'll be camping. Introducing our newest content series, Pioneering Women, that specifically highlights these ladies and what they do to make Joshua Tree one of the most unique and welcoming towns we've ever been to. Meet Sarah Tabbush, owner & manager of 2 local retail shops: Pioneertown General Store and The Mother Lode Antiques (proud to be taking this over from the current female owner who has been there for over 30 years)!

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Where are you originally from? Los Angeles, CA

What brought you out to Joshua Tree, CA?

I grew up coming to the desert for vacation and I’ve always loved it. About 4 years ago I bought a home in Pioneertown and figured I’d retire here one day. I don’t think I spent one weekend away since then! I finally left my corporate job in LA, started my business and moved out here full-time a couple of years ago.

What is your favorite part about living in the desert?

There is something really beautiful and intriguing about a landscape that is constantly trying to kill you… cacti, joshua trees and mesquite trees have serious thorns; rattlesnakes,  scorpions, and tarantulas are everywhere; the summers are very hot and the winters are windy and cold. Access to typical city conveniences is limited. Despite all of that, and partly because of it, this place has magic in the air. I look at the harsh elements as an initiation of sorts. If you make it through all of that, you’re gonna be here for a while.

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Tell us about your business (what you do, day to day, it’s purpose, etc.)

I have owned the Pioneertown General Store for about 2 years now, selling vintage clothes and locally made apothecary and gifts. Everything in the store comes with a story and its own energy, which is why I am so drawn to old things. I spend mornings sourcing clothes at thrift store and garage sales and working on my website. I work in the store most days from 11-6, alternating between the Pioneertown General Store and The Mother Lode Antiques.

I am taking over ownership of The Mother Lode Antiques in old town Yucca Valley as of January 1. I’m extremely excited and humbled by this endeavor. About 8 months ago I was approached by the current owner (Nicky) who is looking to retire after more than 30 years doing antiques in this area. As part of the transition she has been teaching me how to date and value older pieces, how to refinish antiques, and lots of other trade secrets. I am grateful to be carrying on her legacy.

What is it like to run your own business?

I’m very grateful to own 2 businesses in the desert along with so many other amazing women. Most of the businesses around here are women-owned and it’s been that way long before I ever set foot in the sand. I would go so far as to say we live in a matriarchal society out here in many ways. We work hard to help each other out-- we chip in to help another business owner remodel her space, we support our local makers by buying and selling their goods, we promote each other, and at the end of a busy weekend we all have dinner together at Pappy’s.  It’s certainly not competitive.

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Tell us about any moments of clarity while operating your own business. This can include triumphs and struggles and how you cope/learn / celebrate them:

Do you. If you try to run a business to appease a certain subset of the population it will never be as successful as following your personal passions.

What do you have planned for the future?

The Mother Lode Antiques is a huge endeavor for me for the rest of the year.  I will officially take over full ownership January 1, and I plan to do some remodeling before then. Ripping up carpet, sanding concrete floors, painting walls, etc. And lots and lots of buying to fill the store!

Tell us a fun fact about Joshua Tree that most people wouldn’t know:

Okay here’s one a few about Pioneertown and one about Joshua Tree/s…

Pioneertown was built as a movie set for many of the black and white western films in the 40’s/50’s. A few of the famous films from our area are: Judge Roy Bean, Cisco Kid, The Gene Autry Show, and Annie Oakley. The town was founded by Dick Curtis, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans and Russell Hayden.  The name “Pioneertown” comes from the band of which many of these films stars were in, called “Sons of Pioneers.”

The name Joshua tree was given by a group of Mormon settlers who crossed the Mojave Desert in the mid-19th century. The tree's unique shape reminded them of a Biblical story in which Joshua reaches his hands up to the sky in prayer. Legend has it that these pioneers named the tree after the biblical figure, Joshua, seeing the limbs of the tree as outstretched in supplication, guiding the travelers westward.

Any recommendations of points of interest (shops, restaurants, geological sites, anything outstanding) you’d recommend to ladies traveling to Babes Ride Out 6?

Idylwild is a great ride, one of my favorites. It’s about 20 degrees cooler up that mountain though so dress accordingly!

The Integratron in Landers is 38 ft tall dome structure with a diameter of 55 ft designed by Ufologist and Contactee George Van Tassel. Van Tassel claimed the Integratron was capable of rejuvenation, anti-gravity and time travel. It’s located where multiple vortexes and aquifers converge, making the energy pretty magical.

If you’re looking for something local and chill, ride through Pipes Canyon to Pappy and Harriets- our local honky-tonk. Great BBQ and cold beers (I personally show up for the tequila). As you walk down Mane street you’ll see the old western movie sets which are now private homes and stores. The Goat Soaps bring their adorable goats on weekends, not to be missed. The Pioneertown General Store is on Mane Street, too so come say hi!

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