Oregon Track Club Newsletter, March, 2021
Better grab a latte to go, that report is due this morning and there’s a call with the dog across the street after naptime. With the Fisher-Price® My Home Office set, your preschooler is the boss of their own workstation at home, the local coffee shop, or the moon. This 8-piece pretend play set includes a pretend laptop, 4 fabric apps to attach to the computer screen, a wood smartphone and headset for all those important business calls, and a to-go cup for kids to sip their favorite beverage. Urgent call from the cat… More.
12-Year-Old Drops 51 seconds 400m At Nationals …World record by 12 year-olds is Bryce Love’s 49.47. Later, Love was an outstanding running back at Stanford. He was drafted in the 4th round by the Washington Football Team (nee Redskins) in 2019 but, due to injury, hasn’t played a down.
Treadmill installed today in our refurbished 100 year garage.
“Super-spikes aren’t going away, and I believe every track world record will fall in the next five years as a result.” …Read.
Gates of Fire by Steven Pressfield is the story of the 300 Spartans and the battle of Thermopylae, 480 BCE. It is required reading at West Point and Annapolis and for all officers in the U.S. Marine Corps. On the Commandant’s Reading List for all ranks since 2002. …Consider.
James N. Mattis, recently Secretary of Defense, retired four star Marine general, includes Gates of Fire on his list, My Favorite Books
We’re a Year into COVID. We Still Drink Too Much. And dope. Legal in Oregon, and it seems like there’s a busy pot store on every corner.
After a decade of mysterious running injuries and countless specialist visits… Read