Playing with House Money

QIC: Peanuts

Date: 05/06/2019

PAX: Fastlane, Jabooti, Skitch, Sidekick, FNG-Sparky, The Count, Threeskin, WuzntMe

AO: Beast Ridge


56 degrees, partly cloudy (Skitch said it was chilly)


  • Imperial Walker x 10 IC
  • Knee & Ankle Rotation x 5 IC
  • Hip Rotation x 5 IC
  • Thigh Stretch x 10 IC
  • Third Grade Exercises x 10 IC
  • Mountain Climbers x 10 IC
  • Plank Jacks x 10 IC

The Thang

Teams of two (one team of three) get poker chips from Q and mosey to soccer field where the dew was fresh.  Meet at the bottom of the bleachers and place poker chips on the bleachers.


Pax 1:  take one poker chip and proceed to do 5 Incline Merkins OYO followed by a box jump up to next step.  Rinse and Repeat until reach the top of bleachers and place poker chip at the top and mosey back down. 

Pax 2:  Bernie Sanders across the soccer field and do 5 burpees OYO at the other side and sprint back to bleachers. 

Pax 1 and Pax 2 switch.  Repeat until all poker chips are at the top of bleachers.

BELMONT STAKES (one lap around the soccer field)

  • Short side:  Alternating lunge followed by 10 squats OYO.  Switch to 5 squats OYO half way (unless your name is Sidekick then continue with 10)
  • Long side:  Sprint (disregard your lane and just use Maximum Security…oh wait I mean Effort)
  • Short side:  Bernie Sanders.


Pax 1:  Back to the bleachers and 5 Dips followed by box jump to next step.  Rinse and Repeat until reaching the top of the bleachers.  Don’t forget to grab your poker chip and mosey back down and place at the bottom. 

Pax 2:  Bernie Sanders across the soccer field and do 15 LBCs on the other side and sprint back to bleachers. 

Pax 1 and Pax 2 switch.  Repeat until all poker chips are back at the bottom.


Pickle pointers x 10 IC

Flutter kicks x 10 IC

Pretzel crunch x 10 IC

Big boy sit ups x 15 IC


Discussed the need to always be looking to grow and change.  If you hide from change, change will come for you.  Change is not something to fear but can always be an opportunity.  Yours truly refused to change for a lot of years and then change came whether I liked it or not.  It can be a lot harder that way, but once you begin to accept it and use it for growth it can be a wonderful thing.  I truly believe that each time God sees us refuse to change he is keeping tally and he will just keep trying until we eventually get that we have to do it.  It starts off as a slight nudge, but if we don’t pay attention it turns into Jesus coming Reggie White style (


It was fun being the Q.  A little stressful, but good to see the encouragement of the HIMs that were there.  Hearing Jabooti whine made me certain I led a good workout.


Murph at the Dame on Memorial Day.  For anyone who is unaware of this event, I will offer that Lt. Michael P.  “Murph” Murphy was an absolute HIM.  After graduating from Penn State and being accepted into law school, he, instead, chose to become a Navy Seal.  When I think about the Murph event being way to hard to even comprehend, I remember that Lt. Murphy did this thing on a regular basis and how hard it must have been to fight on that day in mountains of Asadabad.  Michael Murphy in tan and brown desert camouflage looking at the camera. He is wearing several pieces of green military combat gear and is holding a weapon. There is a hill behind him covered in rocks, dirt and sticks.

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