Author Archives: Cheri

About Cheri

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

Oy My God

I’ve  schmoozed with brisket sandwiches in NYC and Chicago and even in my own kitchen, but none compare with the one, or should I say half of one, that I ate last Thursday in Philly at Hershel’s East Side Deli. … Continue reading

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Solitude

by cheri I’m a sucker for any image, environment, conversation or person with whom I can begin to imagine something more than what meets the eye. I suppose this habit developed in my childhood when my imagination was as fertile … Continue reading

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A fresh start

by cheri sabraw Light at the beginning or end of day is the best for photography and painting. To that point, I arose early this morning to hike the road while the light was low in the eastern horizon. I … Continue reading

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Over at cheri’s art blog, she visually demonstrates how overworking a painting ruins it.

If you are interested in following my other blog which concerns art, please visit and sign up as a follower. Today’s entry is called KISS. Cheri

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Light

by cheri sabraw Spring has begun to show her petticoats but Winter, well, he refuses to go away, hibernate, and return next November. Fall, my favorite friend, never does this. Oh sure, sometimes she flares up in late October like … Continue reading

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Good-bye Instagram!

by cheri sabraw It’s been a bad week for technology what with a driverless car running over and killing a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona. Add to that the massive privacy breach allowed by the boys at Facebook, whom I understand, … Continue reading

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My first art show

  by cheri sabraw I did not win a ribbon. I did not sell either of my two paintings. However, one woman, perhaps in her early 80’s, chased me down the hall, as I began to load my art back … Continue reading

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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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