Tag Archives: Lake Lagunita

Morning to check on newest crop of ducklings

The Dawn Jogger woke up this morning back in the Bay Area. The fog had come in overnight, covering the Peninsula. That made for a chillier morning than she had experienced in New York City. Of course, she was also … Continue reading

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Lake Lagunita is mirror lake this morning

In advance of busy day – interview with Assemblyman Rich Gordon for InMenlo, pick up friend Alice from KC, cocktail party later in the day – the Dawn Jogger managed to get an just-after-sunrise spin around Lake Lagunita. The water … Continue reading

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Finally – make way for ducklings!

With all the water in Lake Lagunita this season, the Dawn Jogger has been waiting patiently for this year’s ducklings. It seems late in the season for the first crop, but with Easter late, maybe the whole world of spring … Continue reading

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Lake Lag takes on a surreal look

As the water in Lake Lagunita evaporates, the lakebed takes on a surreal look. So observed the Dawn Jogger this morning on a spin around its banks. The snowy egret remains a constant…

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Hey, isn’t that a boat of sorts?

Stanford may have declared Lake Lagunita “no longer recreational” and the lake itself is shrinking rapidly, but evidently that didn’t deter some industrious students from building a boat. The Dawn Jogger spied it this morning as she jogged lightly around … Continue reading

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Wow – a photo everywhere she looked

The advantage of a more flexible schedule is that when it was still raining at 6:00 this morning, the Dawn Jogger just waited it out. But the time she headed out a bit after 7:30, the skies were blue. The … Continue reading

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The wonder of found art

Yesterday the Dawn Jogger had the pleasure of spending an hour with one of the preeminent collectors of contemporary craft in the country for an InMenlo story. The conversation inevitably turned to “what is art.” While portions of her collection … Continue reading

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New bike to add to the tethered bike posts

Bikes with unknown owners have been mainstay fodder for the Dawn Joggers. There was one bike that stayed mysteriously tethered to a post at the corner of Sand Hill Rd and Oak Avenue for years. Other bikes on the Stanford … Continue reading

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Long walk in the mostly sunshine

Today is being billed as the calm between the storm fronts, so it was ‘must do’ outing for the Dawn Jogger. The challenge was where. She would have loved to hit the trails for a long Sunday stroll, but after … Continue reading

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Taking poser to new heights

The male Dawn Jogger coined the term “poser” for the many Great Blue Herons and snowy egrets that DJs would see on their morning runs and weekend hikes. These birds appear to stake territory so you often see them in … Continue reading

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