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Nothing like Christmas Eve to excite little girls

The Dawn Jogger headed to Oakland on Christmas Eve afternoon to spend the night with Grace and the gang in anticipation of Santa’s visit. First on the “to do” list was the 4:30 service at St. John’s, an Episcopal church … Continue reading

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Bedwell Bayfront continues its dawn magic

The Dawn Jogger admits that there’s an upside to wintertime’s short days. You don’t have to get up super early to see the sun rise. With cousins Karen and Tyler here overnight last night, she didn’t set out until after … Continue reading

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Seasonal frosty morning around the Lake

The talk in the Bay Area this December is the lack of rain. It has been uncharacteristically dry. But with clear skies come cool temperatures. The Dawn Jogger should have worn extra gloves this morning when she sprinted across the … Continue reading

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Dawn on the Dish under the moonlight

The Dawn Jogger had seen evidence of this year’s herd when she walked the Dish last week. This morning they were there to greet her on her way up. None moved much and one ambled along in front of her. … Continue reading

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Is it really almost winter?

The Dawn Jogger looks at the calendar and then again at the trail underfoot. There are no soggy places, no puddles to jump over. And while she did have gloves on for the first half of a hike on Portola … Continue reading

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Full on spirit in a Christmas tree hat

The Dawn Jogger walked to church this morning. It was one of her favorite services, Lessons & Carols. On the way back she did a little shopping at the Sunday farmer’s market. There she spotted a very Christmasy little girl. … Continue reading

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Encountering Mrs. Santa Claus on the bike bridge

The Dawn Jogger was taken aback a bit seeing the woman with Santa hat and Santa-like coat coming north as the San Mateo Bike Bridge as she was going south. Red shoes and white gloves topped off the outfit. And … Continue reading

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