First Blush

Reflections and sightings from [almost] daily jogging at dawn

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

Sunrise 6:43: Good spring at the lake

The female Dawn Jogger is a broken record in the sense of how much she's enjoying the full Lake Lagunita this spring. The early morning light is the special ingredient, especially when the clouds arrive in mixed hues of gray. Spotted today was another annual sign of spring - the appearance of a pup tent along its shores. According to a Palo Alto Weekly article, the female DJ is being treated to a full lake this year because the university plans to dredge Felt Lake this summer so that it can hold more water to irrigate the golf course. In preparation, Felt water is being diverted to Lagunita. Stanford's environmental pitch is that the steelhead trout will get new fish ladders. With the university, there always seems to be an angle...


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