Category Archives: Aging

Pizza, strawberries, and cashews

by cheri sabraw I have never in my entire dog-owning life encountered an animal as focused on food as my dog Dinah. This Labrador retriever’s nose is as impressive as a Vermeer painting with their unparalleled attention to minute detail … Continue reading

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A journal of the day: Betty!

by cheri There she is two years ago picking olives for us. My mother-in-law Betty is 91 1/2 -years-young and still living independently in her home, a two-story. Although she confesses to moving  more slowly and skipping her afternoon walk … Continue reading

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A journal of the day: posture

by cheri Annie Oakley, whom I intend to paint, could hold and shoot a shotgun while riding a horse. I can barely hold my 20 gauge shotgun for 2 minutes without feeling pressure on my back. Even in her older … Continue reading

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A journal of the day: an old dog being fed

Today, a first happened. My dog Dinah was so asleep in her lambswool bed that she did not wake up when I came down to fetch my coffee. I say “fetch” because it seems to go with the theme of … Continue reading

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