Tag Archives: dogs

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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My machinations

by cheri block Nineteen days after my 10th birthday, I hunkered down in our darkish den to watch the Twilight Zone. With me, were my eight-year-old brother Stevie and my four-year-old sister, Cindy. My mother had just given birth to … Continue reading

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Gone with the tail, Ruby Begonia!

by cheri block sabraw Since I live in the country, my entire garden thrives on a thin-railed deck, secure from the greatest nocturnal poachers: deer. Side by side sit tomato plants and roses, taking in the day’s warmth, free from … Continue reading

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