Author Archives: Cheri

About Cheri

Writer, artist, cable television host, grandmother to four!

The Man in the Red Slacks

by cheri One may be older, now and then, One may be younger, come again, You! The man in the candy-apple red slacks On the Eighth hole. I see you there Enjoying life, I see you there And bet your … Continue reading

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March Miscellany

by cheri Our friends Don and Donna came for an overnight visit last weekend in order that Don (a lifelong citrus nurseryman) could help the good judge to prune his 58 olive trees before they start to bud. Donna and … Continue reading

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Agency fee may go to the guillotine

by cheri sabraw Here is the leader in a Los Angeles Times op-ed concerning the United States’ Supreme Court’s taking up a case this week called Janus vs. AFSCME. “For 40 years, right-wing activists and fronts for the 1% have … Continue reading

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Feeling Full of Life

photography by Cheri Sabraw Don’t these horses make you smile?  

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More luscious landscapes

by cheri sabraw The landscape often dictates where we choose to live or travel. I live next to a comforting mountain dotted with stately oaks. Oak trees represent strength and stability to me. On our property a tiny creek bubbles, … Continue reading

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Landscapes that tug at my heart

by cheri sabraw My brother Steve took this luscious photograph while in Montana last summer when he and his son Tyler fished the Madison River. Wouldn’t this scene make for a splendid landscape painting? The lone tree presiding over an … Continue reading

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Phobia Schmobia

by Dinah, the Labrador Hello, Cheri’s readership ( all ten of you)! In Cheri’s composing, anytime she mentions my name, I have asked her in no uncertain terms ( I do this by repeatedly putting my paw with overgrown nails … Continue reading

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From the sidelines

by cheri block My husband is playing golf at this very moment with Bob. Bob was a year older than we were in high school. He was the star football player and a heart-throb. All of us younger girls began … Continue reading


The Pope

by cheri sabraw If only the Pope In his message of hope Had suggested a simple solution. Instead of his hedge On the Vatican  ledge Where he prayed for a two-state resolution, His words should have urged The Arab world … Continue reading

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Studio vs. plein air painting, 2017

  by cheri sabraw I returned to oil painting last year after a 50-year hiatus, setting up  my studio in one of our guest bedrooms. In order to acquaint myself with painting in general, I tried several subjects in acrylic … Continue reading

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