Category Archives: dogs

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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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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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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Thy Will be Done

by cheri sabraw One of my most memorable dogs was Maggie, a gorgeous liver and white Springer Spaniel who coped patiently with my typewriter, my stacks of uncorrected essays written in awful cursive or those typed on thin paper with … Continue reading

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New Mexico, again

by cheri sabraw Every time I anticipate a journey to New Mexico, in particular, a trip to Santa Fe, I picture the unparalleled beauty of the skies. And despite the snow and rain predicted for today, the show yesterday rewarded … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me

by cheri Today is my birthday. I am very grateful to have reached older age in pretty good shape and with an optimistic demeanor. In honor of my birthday, I am posting several of my favorite photos.  

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Blue

by cheri I’m taking a break from trying to dress up my new “garage” kitchen, which the Honorable Honor and I are now sharing with a yellow Labrador, her hairy and stinky bed, the cars, two refrigerators, box cutters, and … 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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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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