Category Archives: On the road

M. LeChat’s house in all its fall glory

Accompanied by the male DJ’s good friend Kent, the female Dawn Jogger made her way via two fast trains (Eurostar and TGV) from London to Macon, France – and then by car to Ameungy/Taize, France. That she’s returned here to … Continue reading

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Full day of sights in Londontown

The Dawn Jogger thinks of it as her memory march, the six mile loop that took her down Sloane to the Chelsea Bridge, then along the Thames to the Houses of Parliament, up through St. James Park by Buckingham Palace, … Continue reading

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Oh Londontown, how did I forgot I loved you?

There is much to not like about London, chief among them, what an expensive city it is. The Dawn Jogger is not sure when she was in central London last (she and the male DJ were at Watermill House in … Continue reading

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All in all, a rose of a visit

The DJ and friend Carol set out this morning for a walk that both of them had done many times before, but never together. The DJs first met Carol and husband Bob at All Saints Church in Pasadena but their … Continue reading

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On the street where you lived

The DJ has spent the last 24 hours in her old ‘hood. It’s more than just her hood as it was where the DJ’s were married and spent the first eight years of their life together. It was a particularly … Continue reading

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Oh, those glamorous Peterson gals!

The Dawn Jogger took the Surfliner from Del Mar to downtown LA today to catch up with friends in South Pasadena and attend festivities surrounding friend Anne’s retirement from All Saints Pasadena. This post’s for you John – oh, those … Continue reading

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Eat, drink and hike – all in a day’s work

The gloom continues but the good times don’t. This morning the DJ and Christine headed out to explore San Elijo State Preserve, a lagoon surrounded by housing sprawl. A lot of the vegetation, at least initially, was jungle that was … Continue reading

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Great morning hike in Torrey Pines State Preserve

The DJ and friend Christine awoke to another overcast morning, but grey skies make good hiking weather. Christine had scooped out a great hike that takes walkers and joggers from sea level to bluff top in Torrey Pines State Preserve. … Continue reading

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Where the surf meets the turf but the sun is resting

After a pre-dawn spin around the neighborhood, the Dawn Jogger headed to SoCal for a number of visits, starting with friend Christine who’s rented a house on the beach in Del Mar. It’s largely been a month without sunshine, much … Continue reading

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One more spin around the reservoir

If the Dawn Jogger had arranged it better, she could have arrived for the earthquake and stayed for the hurricane. But this trip will feature just a one natural disaster. It’s back to reality day, so important to take the … Continue reading

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