Tag Archives: desert

The sounds and hearts of the winged

by cheri sabraw When I was ten, I spent most of a morning fashioning a set of golden wings. Akin to making a kite, which my father Hugh had taught me to do, I designed a balsa wood skeleton, added … Continue reading

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Washing Rice

by cheri block Oh, Prometheus, look what you have wrought. Fire. With anvil and mallet, you smash the atmosphere. The cauldron opens. Energy explodes. Day is done. How did you spend your day, Prometheus?  

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More photos from White Sands National Monument in the fall

by cheri block That’s all for now.

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White Sands, New Mexico

by cheri block White Sands New Mexico (between Las Cruces and Alamogordo) Temperature (perfect for the high desert) 80 degrees Sentimentality (barometric pressure 100 degrees) My husband and I are spending time in the high desert of beautiful  southern New … Continue reading

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Exercise in description (3) Soaptree Yucca

This is the third of three posts that concern the story I am writing for my book. If you want to follow it, go back and read Murder at the Monument (1) and (2). Thanks! In the late spring, the … Continue reading

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