Tag Archives: Nature photography

On the longest day of the year

by cheri sabraw …we ventured into the olive orchard to inspect the trees, their tiny olives, and the gorgeous view. We remembered the erudite and classy Charles Krauthammer, who so many in public life, might try to emulate. His wit, … Continue reading

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The Theory of General Relativity

by cheri sabraw I’m almost finished with Walter Isaacson’s biography of Albert Einstein titled “Genius.” In it, Isaacson spends quantum verbiage trying to simplify Einstein’s remarkable equations that, post Newton, explained the significant physicality of our universe such as light, … Continue reading

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Solitude

by cheri I’m a sucker for any image, environment, conversation or person with whom I can begin to imagine something more than what meets the eye. I suppose this habit developed in my childhood when my imagination was as fertile … Continue reading

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The Emerald Rancho

by  cheri The rain pounds the East Bay hills and continues its drumbeat to this very moment. The drought is over. Moss tells me this is so. This rock wall has been on our property for over 60 years. I … Continue reading

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Beep! Beep!

by cheri sabraw For twenty years I have told the story about what a sharp-shooter my father Hugh was. Why, as the family lore and legend go, while in the military at White Sands Proving Ground, New Mexico, in 1954–when … Continue reading

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Quoth the raven: Forever more!

photography and words by cheri sabraw Being in the company of Beauty is best savored with someone special or alone. Feasting your eyes upon the wonder of Nature and absorbing the sounds associated with it are almost impossible to partake … Continue reading

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More geometry in photography

by cheri sabraw I never set the world on fire in mathematics. In elementary school and junior high, my placement was in honors math but barely. In other words, I provided for all those annoying whizzes a magnificent  “C” that … Continue reading

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Lookery at the Rookery

by cheri block In 1992, out of the blue, several elephant seals arrived at Piedras Blancas on the rugged central California coast. Why they chose this spot while on their migratory path down to Santa Barbara is still a mystery. … Continue reading

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