First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Sunrise 6:53: Campus comes to life

It was before dawn and the Stanford cops were out posting signs adjacent between Roble Hall and Governors Corner. The students are arriving this morning - at least the freshman. The female officer was wearing a huge "I love freshman" button and greeted me heartedly, "Welcome to Stanford." "We're suppose to say that to everyone this morning," she added. There was a wonderful mist on the lake bed - the female Dawn Jogger thought she could see some figures. When she got to the end where the old boat house used to be she found out it was a group of young people huddled in sleeping bags. They were having a different kind of welcome to Stanford...


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