Monthly Archives: January 2011

Upside down morning on a bright “spring” day

The Dawn Jogger was sitting in Ann’s coffee shop in downtown Menlo Park this morning at 6:30 am. In fact, she and her InMenlo interviewee opened the place. That meant she needed to get creative in order to get in … Continue reading

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Dish morning prettier to the eye than the camera

As the Dawn Jogger was heading down Piers Lane and up the first Dish hill, the big full moon was setting in the west (yes, west) behind here. It was as spectacular pre-dawn sight but one that her trusty Lumix … Continue reading

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Do mountain lions like golf, want an education?

Only last night the Dawn Jogger was out with a group of friends who expressed concern that she jogs alone at dawn, alone being the operative word. She tried to explain that she’s rarely alone; there are fellow morning exercisers … Continue reading

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Did we mention it’s foggy?

The Dawn Jogger has run the Dish on many a foggy morning but she doesn’t remember it so dense that she could only see a faint outline of the big antenna itself when she was only yards away. But so … Continue reading

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Cat in the ferns – and the fog

It was foggy and damp when the Dawn Jogger set out for a run on the suburban streets of Menlo Park today, a route she hadn’t taken since being East. She figured there would be some new sights – another … Continue reading

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Gorgeous day, great new route

In spring-like weather, the Dawn Jogger headed out to Ladera, thinking she’d run the jogging path along Alpine Road. But when she got there, the lure of hill work was too great, so up La Mesa she went – and … Continue reading

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Official welcome home from the herd

Some time yesterday afternoon, a great dense cloud descended on the mid-Peninsula, bringing not really rain but constant drip. It was less drippy but still dense when the Dawn Jogger headed out for her up and over Big Dish run. … Continue reading

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Spectacular sunrise, well sort of

The Dawn Jogger could tell that the sunrise was going to be spectacular this morning when she saw the first hint of bright red on the horizon as she crossed Sand Hill Road. The question: Could you make it across … Continue reading

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Wow – it’s dark out there in the morning

It’s been some time since the Dawn Jogger hopped up right at 6 AM and hit the jogging path. Why run in the dark? But with the “cable guy” do at 8:00 this morning, she knew she had to get … Continue reading

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Every bit as bare but a whole lot greener

When the Dawn Jogger returned home from New York last night, everyone was talking about how cold it was. The driver told her it has been 36 degrees Monday morning. Well, that is cold for the Bay Area but a … Continue reading

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