Category Archives: Middle widow

Avoid the NYC holiday parks with a stroll in Central Park

It wasn’t near sunrise but at least it was before noon when the Dawn Jogger went for a good long stroll around Central Park. The temperature was in the high 40s and, with little wind, very pleasant to be outside. … Continue reading

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Nothing says “thanks” better than olive fingers

A milestone of sort was achieved today. There is the moment in every parent’s life when they become the guest at holiday gatherings. It happened to the Dawn Jogger today. She drove over the Julie and John’s recently purchased home … Continue reading

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Vibrant orange of fall close up

For the past two mornings the Dawn Jogger has been walking all over Menlo Park and taking photos of the wonderful trees displaying their bright oranges and reds of the fall season. But what caught her attention most was the … Continue reading

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Learning about being a prima dona

It wasn’t until Grace and the gang left just a bit ago (all the better to beat the Stanford/Oregon traffic) did the Dawn Jogger realize that it was one year ago that the male DJ’s memorial service was held. She … Continue reading

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It’s Halloween and we’re having fun

So, for the record, the Dawn Jogger was out on her neighborhood circuit well before dawn. One reason is that even though it’s pitch black out, she was wide awake by 5:00 am and decided she might as well get … Continue reading

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Bye to Britain with breakfast for three

One of the things the male Dawn Jogger introduced the female DJ to on their honeymoon in 1981 was the English breakfast. This was even though he most remembered cold spaghetti from his days at Taunton School in Somerset. So, … Continue reading

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Walking in the Kent countryside on a mild October day

The rolling hills and fields around Watermill House in Benenden, Kent, England have always been a favorite of the Dawn Joggers. It’s here the male DJ came as a teenager to visit the Barkers, who had taken him under their … Continue reading

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