Monthly Archives: September 2017

Quality of Life?

by cheri For years now, I have returned to the first chapter of Dr. David R. Hawkins’ book, Letting Go. In that chapter, he provides a step-by-step process of how to surrender to all things that we cannot control, which … Continue reading

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Ketchum to Boise to Baker City

  by cheri Averell Harriman, Chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1932-46, brought many celebrities, including Ernest Hemingway, to Sun Valley where an elegant lodge had been built in 1936. It was a way to let the world know … Continue reading

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Snow on September 15?

by cheri On Tuesday last the temperature was 85 degrees. We turned the noisy AC on in our room. On Thursday last the temperature plummeted to 32 degrees; we found ourselves looking for soup and crackers in Livingston, Montana. Akin … Continue reading

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From Goodkind Block to the Lower Madison

by cheri goodkind block On my way out of Helena, I noticed this stout historical building that bore my maiden name Block. I wondered who Misters Goodkind and Block were. After consulting the Helena history of this building, I learned … Continue reading

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Southern Idaho

By cheri Battling the traffic and crowds at all Bay Area airports has become a way of life for those of us who live there. So much so that we are jarred into a mindset which tells us that this … Continue reading

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Fall approaches

by cheri One lone wasp tried to invade our dinner  last night. The owlets have fledged. The dry grasses on the California hillsides, once long and wavy, have been eaten to the nubs by the Angus cattle grazing across from … Continue reading

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