Monthly Archives: October 2010

Transporting horses a la the Bayeux Tapestry

by cheri block The last time I visited the stacks at a university library, I believe Judge Blah stole a kiss from me somewhere between The Scarlet Letter and The Marble Faun. Over thirty years have passed since that kiss … Continue reading

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by cheri block Go back and think of times when someone said something to you that changed you. Like a tuning fork, the advice had perfect pitch–and you knew it. I told Pete–the high school basketball coach–that my journalism class … Continue reading

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More photos from White Sands National Monument in the fall

by cheri block That’s all for now.

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White Sands, New Mexico

by cheri block White Sands New Mexico (between Las Cruces and Alamogordo) Temperature (perfect for the high desert) 80 degrees Sentimentality (barometric pressure 100 degrees) My husband and I are spending time in the high desert of beautiful  southern New … Continue reading

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King Harry

by cheri block When my grandfather Harry’s third wife died on him, he decided never to marry again. This decision came late in life when he was around 80. In those days, he lived in a lovely white apartment building … Continue reading

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To Feme, my friend

As I approach my 60th birthday, my thoughts turn to my friend Feme, born on the same day, same year in Germany. This post I wrote several years ago. by cheri block Years ago, in a common place, I met … Continue reading

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