Tag Archives: Dave Reed

Remembering George Gluppe: Thoughts on lifelong friendship

At this time of year I always think about my lifelong friend and coach, George Gluppe, who passed away on April 21, 2012. This year I am feeling the loss of him from my life more keenly than ever before: … Continue reading

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Preserving memories and artifacts in a digital age: What do we hold on to?

Death, moving, divorce, and other life changes can force you to make decisions about what you want to remember, and what you want to keep. And in a digital age, how will you save and access the memories and artifacts … Continue reading

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The house at 936 Thermal: a story about the disintegration of a home and a marriage

This blog post is the first part in a series of personal, interconnected stories that are about loss and new beginnings. It’s not about running, other than the fact that tearing my ACL and losing my ability to run was … Continue reading

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When We Were Fast II: Running with Dave Reed and the high school guys at The Boardwalk

All my most vivid memories of running workouts are summer ones. One workout our club did every summer Wednesday evening in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s was our boardwalk 8-mile tempo run. Unlike our track workouts, which started at … Continue reading

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When We Were Fast: 23-minute tempo runs with Dave Reed

Since the Vancouver Falcons club (VFAC) is putting on their annual Dave Reed Classic 5K race this Saturday, I decided to write about Dave, one of my oldest running friends. Dave, a member of both VFAC and the Phoenix Running … Continue reading

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Racing into shape: Two 3,000m races in seven days

Notes on my Olympic training for this week As I look back over my Olympic Training Log for this week, I’m amazed at the workout load I could handle 24 years ago. I ran a 3,000m race and followed it … Continue reading

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Looking ahead + looking back: Olympic Training Log: March 5-March 11

With this view from my new home office, my freelancing editing career looks bright—at least literally! New beginnings The past week was both exciting and stressful. (How can any week that includes a moving day not be so?) Only two … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log Feb. 27-March 4 + Story of Nancy and Paul 1983-2012

I won’t be writing much in this blog for the next week or two. I’m moving out of my home of 22 years on March 1st; it’s a very busy time. I’m saying goodbye to my husband Paul after 25 … Continue reading

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