Category Archives: My photography

Light and beauty all in one

by cheri sabraw I’ve been drawing horses for the last several months in preparation for a class I hope to take in Arizona entitled “Drawing and Painting Horses in the Light” so you will understand why I stopped at the … Continue reading

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I’m going, stag.

by cheri block I drove home yesterday (carefully with a modified boot on my injured foot) from a birthday lunch with my sister and her husband. Still warm with the pot roast and mashed potatoes inside, I gingerly stepped out … Continue reading

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Ketchum to Boise to Baker City

  by cheri Averell Harriman, Chairman of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1932-46, brought many celebrities, including Ernest Hemingway, to Sun Valley where an elegant lodge had been built in 1936. It was a way to let the world know … Continue reading

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Snow on September 15?

by cheri On Tuesday last the temperature was 85 degrees. We turned the noisy AC on in our room. On Thursday last the temperature plummeted to 32 degrees; we found ourselves looking for soup and crackers in Livingston, Montana. Akin … Continue reading

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Southern Idaho

By cheri Battling the traffic and crowds at all Bay Area airports has become a way of life for those of us who live there. So much so that we are jarred into a mindset which tells us that this … Continue reading

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Fall approaches

by cheri One lone wasp tried to invade our dinner  last night. The owlets have fledged. The dry grasses on the California hillsides, once long and wavy, have been eaten to the nubs by the Angus cattle grazing across from … Continue reading

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Are you macro or micro?

by cheri sabraw Last night with my grandsons, heading down to Morro Bay to see Spiderman, the older 14-year-old asked me which songs I would like to have him load on his Spotify account so that we could listen to … Continue reading

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Conformity be gone!

by cheri sabraw Behind a zebra’s pattern of stripes and curves and slants, Lie fundamental questions that trigger gripes and nerves and rants. We look somewhat alike, with tails and ears and eyes, We eat and drink in jovial style … Continue reading

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Gravity at the Rancho

by cheri After a winter of heavy rain and blustery winds, our 58 olive trees, growing on the hillside in three levels of terracing, have suffered mightily. Planted seven years ago from 15-gallon containers, the trees are large and loaded … Continue reading

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Release your “kid” inside!

by cheri One of the secrets to living a zesty life is to remember what you loved when you were a kid. When paying attention to that “kid” buried in work, adult responsibilities, or sappy nostalgia, you may find that … Continue reading

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