Tag Archives: Labrador Retrievers

Happy Birthday, Dinah

by cheri Today is Dinah’s 9th birthday. My has time gone by. As with all of us who move through the continuum, she is aging. Her girth is wider. She must eat at very specific times or she pesters. Some … Continue reading

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A Friday tasting—acorn shells

by cheri If you own a Labrador retriever, you know that no food is off limits to the breed. I mean no food. And I include food that is intended for other species.And things that are not food at all. … Continue reading

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Writing as crisp as a pickle

by cheri  sabraw A colorful display of Ball canning jars sitting like needy souls at the end of an aisle in Target stopped me yesterday. I’m not sure why I lingered over the cornflower blue pints, lavender quarts, and petite … Continue reading

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Joy Covey

by cheri block sabraw Around a table for 12 or so students, 20 of us sat waiting  for Dr. Edward Steidle to enter Margaret Jacks Hall and begin our 4-year academic journey with his first lecture on the book (tablets) … Continue reading

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Stay with the small pink flower!

by cheri block Yesterday, despite the heat here in Northern California, I went for a walk up the road. The dryness of the hillside, the lethargy of the cattle, and the buzz of frenzied insects remind me that the promise … Continue reading

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Nature-Nurture

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