Category Archives: Other life

Where she was about 1:51 EDT today

The Dawn Jogger has been so many places today, she’s not sure exactly where she was when the “East Coast” earthquake hit. But she thinks she may have been taking a photo of the public art that is scattered around … Continue reading

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Lunch time photo lesson

The Dawn Jogger returned to the Saturday Dish run, which had fallen off the regular schedule for reasons she’s not quite sure, given that the cranky knee has been good to go for a number of weeks. But the fun … Continue reading

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There’s Grace on parade on the 4th of July

The city of Menlo Park has a very family-friendly 4th of July parade. Where in past years there’s been the occasional school band, old fire engine and vintage car, this year it really was only kids on decorated bikes and … Continue reading

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Who makes the decision to change locations?

For about 2/3rds around the Baylands loop, the Dawn Jogger and friend followed a group of white pelicans. Watching them raised a number of questions. Why are the brown pelicans on the Coast (they’d seen them yesterday) and the white … Continue reading

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Great day to head to the coast

Any time it gets in the high 80s on the Peninsula, it’s a good excuse to head to the coast, so that was today’s “field trip” for the Dawn Jogger and her friend. It was cool enough early, that a … Continue reading

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It’s hot (finally) and so are the wildflowers

The first warm weather of the season arrived yesterday, as did a friend from the East. That made for a good reason to hike Windy Hill. They got off to an early enough start to get up the steep sunny … Continue reading

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Mystery marker – how long will it last?

When the Dawn Jogger got home from her neighborhood walk this morning, a blinking red marker had been left on the rock that keeps folks from driving over her side yard. Over the years, some have tried to “run it … Continue reading

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