Monthly Archives: September 2011

So much for old times

This morning the Dawn Jogger altered her route. Instead of going a bit south, she went a bit north. And nothing was what she remembered. It’s not that she didn’t know her grade school was being rebuilt, but she hadn’t … Continue reading

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Blue skies meet blue bay at Hayward Regional Shoreline

The Dawn Jogger has decided to explore new areas on the Sundays she heads to Oakland to spend some time with Grace and the gang. Today she took a terrific walk along the Bay, part of the Hayward Regional Shoreline. … Continue reading

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Touch of fall in the air on bright blue morning

The Dawn Jogger has noticed a touch of fall in the air during her dawn outings this past week. There’s a crispness that’s been absent, even in this rather cool summer.  The contrast of the golden Big Dish land against … Continue reading

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Sun shines brightly on a Menlo Park antique wagon

Wouldn’t you know it. On a morning that the Dawn Jogger didn’t get up before dawn, skies were clear, making it possible that she would have actually seen the sun rise. Instead, she reaped the benefits of seeing the early … Continue reading

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Is Borrone the most succesful business in Menlo Park?

In answer to the headline, that’s what the Dawn Jogger thinks ever time she’s at Cafe Borrone, which opened or less about the same time the DJs moved to Menlo Park. What she knows is that there’s a line to … Continue reading

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Dawn outing to Bedwell Bayfront Park

The Dawn Jogger decided to try something new and solve a problem at the same this morning. She had an 8:30 Pilates appointment with Lisa, but getting from her house to Lisa’s at that time of day meant battling the … Continue reading

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Companionship when walking, hiking

The Dawn Jogger has begun to circle back on many of the trails enjoyed by her and the male DJ. Some, like today’s hike along the Toyon and Old Spanish Trail, they walked very early in their years in the … Continue reading

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Golden hues of Arastradero

There was a freak thunderstorm last night and even a bit of rain gave the oaks woodlands of Arastradero Preserve a fresh feel. That’s where the Dawn Jogger chose to go for her Saturday morning jaunt. The start of a … Continue reading

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The man who won Kitty’s heart

Yes, the DJ got up before dawn for her daily jog around town. But it was where she was just before dusk that seems more important today. One of the side issues of losing a spouse is that you’re left … Continue reading

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Crime scene outline on bridge that’s urinating

In all of her years in journalism, the Dawn Jogger could not imagine writing the “headline” that accompanies this post. First, a confession: when she snapped this photo shortly after dawn this morning, she thought someone had just done a … Continue reading

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