First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Sunday, February 18, 2007

Sunrise 6:55: Return to "short" Portola

The trail system on the southern edge of Portola Valley Ranch has long been the mainstay of the Dawn Joggers' Sunday hikes. The two versions, short (a little over 4 miles) and long (a little over six miles), both feature year-round beauty and enough of a pull up hill that you get a bit of a work out. For the first time since the brain journey began, the DJs and Cassie attempted - and completed - short Portola this morning. The male DJ made steady progress, taking lots of photos with his new Leica M8 while Cassie seemed intent on sniffing every bit of foliage as if to catch up on the past three plus months goings on. The first wildflowers (a little early this year?) are in bloom, including the wild daffodils...



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