Author Archives: Cheri

About Cheri

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

Older

by cheri sabraw Older means there was time before and there will be time after. Older is not Oldest. Older can also mean a general sappiness in which you find your eyes misting up over a little fawn crossing the … Continue reading

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An older life in green

by cheri As we age, we appreciate the beauty of a walk up the road. Now, however, we look for shady spots to rest awhile, out of the sun. There by the side, sweet grass grows, which in our youth, … Continue reading

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What the University of the Pacific needs in a new president

by Cherylann Block Sabraw (School of Education, 1972) Although I broke my father’s heart when I transferred from USC to the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California, my decision to attend this small liberal arts gem in California’s Central … Continue reading

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Finding meaning

by cheri sabraw My sister and I are avowed bird and bunny watchers. Instead of hashing over how miserable we are about the socialism creep (verb or noun depending on your perspective) or about Theresa May’s crippling act of personal … Continue reading

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The Oppressive Nature of Politics

by cheri block sabraw Oppression is no joke. Marching into a packed  boxcar during the winter of 1939 in Prague is oppression. Having a overseer whip and slash the  back until the flesh is shredded in 1858 on a South … Continue reading

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The game is on!

by Cheri Sabraw I have surrendered to the tom turkeys this time of year when their fancy turns from pooping all over my driveway to the ladies. The lengths to which the toms will go to attract and finally mate … Continue reading

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A fire in Vermont

by cheri sabraw The propane delivery truck bellowed down our driveway last month, its brakes barking like a sea lion. I peeked through the wooden shutters in my closet window. A familiar scene, one that I have watched every couple … Continue reading

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If Dinah could talk

  by cheri Those of us who own animals have probably wondered what they would say in certain situations; the older I have grown, the more often this thought occurs to me. My horse Cricket, who  left this earth for … Continue reading

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“It’s how you look at it,” she said.

by cheri On a walk the other day, I came upon a tall and spiny collection of individuals with light on their fingertips and ribs on their bodies. The atmosphere was electric; the ground, troublesome. Although I greeted them with … Continue reading

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From my fine art blog

by cheri This story seemed to be more than just about art, so I am sending all of my readers the link.    

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