First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Thursday, July 19, 2007

Sunrise 6:02: The Knoll shines

The female Dawn Jogger can remember The Knoll - not that she knew it was called that - for her girlhood. It's close to Lake Lagunita, looked like a prince should live there, so a natural extension to a bike ride. The Knoll, built as a residence for Stanford President Ray Lyman Wilbur, was damaged in the Loma Prieta earthquake and got to look pretty funky after that. A couple of years back, the DJs noticed work starting on it when they'd pass by on theor winter Lake Lagunita route. Now, look many other early Stanford buildings, the restoration is complete, and the buidling glimmers in the the early morning sunlight. As site of the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, a peak inside revealed a whole bunch of strange looking instruments...



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