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Two great NYC holiday treats tourists may overlook

Tourists come to NYC and like lemmings, amass at Rockefeller Center, clogging Fifth Ave. The Saks windows and other storefront displays are also the draw. But far fewer seem to find their way to two other NYC holiday gems. The … Continue reading

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Good Feast of the Immaculate Conception however you slice it

The Dawn Jogger happens to be born on the feast of the Immaculate Conception and happens to be celebrating her birthday in New York City. Her wish was to do a celebratory lunch at one of her longtime favorite restaurants, … Continue reading

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In love with the Park even on a rainy day

The Dawn Jogger waited until shortly before noon to head out into Central Park today, hoping the rain would pass. But it just kept coming (and going and has continued to come and go). The net was a Park almost … Continue reading

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The wonderful and impossible to photograph Christmas tree

Some years ago the Dawn Joggers installed new lights in the Redwood tree that’s on the corner of their property. Many neighbors stopped by to thank them. Unfortunately the tree is impossible to photograph. Taken from Oak Ave., there’s a … Continue reading

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Starting to feel a lot like spring (not Christmas)

The Mid-Peninsula continues to bask under bright sunshine and 70 degree temperatures, hardly the kind of days to make one think about all things holly and jolly. It’s more the kind of day to don shorts and tank top and … Continue reading

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Great sunrise and wildlife, too

The gusty winds have chased all the ground fog out, which opens the possibility for pretty sunrises. The Dawn Jogger got that this morning and more. To her surprise, a trio of deer were grazing in the field just adjacent … Continue reading

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Bedwell Bayfront without a great sunrise

The pea soup fog that blanketed the Peninsula the last two mornings gave way to high overcast today. But that was enough to put a damper on the spectacular sunrises the Dawn Jogger is used to seeing on her Wednesday … Continue reading

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Wandering predawn in pea soup fog

The news the last two mornings has been the dense valley fog that enveloped Menlo Park. It was thick enough this morning to be producing water droplets. Not being able to see forward, the Dawn Jogger looked down…

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Smart place for a cobweb?

The Dawn Jogger is not sure. But it did catch her eye as she was returning from a spin around Lake Lagunita on a morning when the tule fog was so think that you couldn’t see but a few feet … Continue reading

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Gold-leafed tree pretty as a picture

The Dawn Jogger wasn’t the only person to stop and admire this golden beauty of a tree that sits smack in the middle of the Stanford campus. Nothing like Fall on the Peninsula…

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