Shafted at The Battery

QIC:  Clothespin

Date: 02/14/2023

PAX: Family Tree, 9Volt, Pipeline, Cooter, Abercrombie, Duvet

AO: The Battery


Clear and cool! Perfect for working on our night moves!

Learn to pronounce
relating to or resembling a phallus or erect penis.
“a phallic symbol”
of or denoting the genital phase of psychosexual development, especially in males.
“the phallic phase”


Forward Fold
LBAC Forward (IC)
LBAC Reverse (IC)
Overhead Claps (IC)
Willy Mayse Hayse (IC)
Mosey to stop sign with block
Seal Claps (IC)
Mosey up the hill with block to the main attraction!

The Thang

It’s Valentines Day and we all know what they want…..
Cupids Arrow?
Pax placed their blocks at the curls cone an proceeded in a coc.. I mean clockwise direction staying tight to outside of the cones as their path. Making the shape of “Cupids Arrow”….
The exercises along the way included:
25 Curls to impress your date
25 Squats with arms extending out to giver her a note or flowers
25 Hillbilly Walkers cause you’re dancing on this date
25 Pickle Pointers to represent post date activities
As Pax made their way around the “arrow” the reached the married years. In true fashion they get it 1 time a year which is represented by the 25 Monkey Humpers on the other side of the “arrow” shaft.
The Q turned on music appropriate for Valentines Day and the Pax rinsed and repeated as many times as they could until time was called. Like usual all the Pax were completely wasted at the completion of the mornings activities. Which, didn’t really last that long.


Learn Tongue Control!!!

As parents, husbands, leaders and friends the things we say and how we say it can influence people in many ways. It is important to bridle our tongue and control what we say and how we say it. Don’t let anger push your tongue out of control. I have a child that is special needs, has trouble sleeping and will sometimes get up in the night. When he gets up he is up. It doesn’t matter the time. I have to be careful how I respond to these situations. Me blowing up just because I am tired doesn’t help the situation it just makes it worse. I tend to wear my feelings on my sleeve and I have to be really careful to reign that in.


This workout was harder than expected…
I did it many more times than I expected…
This can’t come to an end quick enough…
Thanks for shafting us today Clothespin….
Why is everyone posting their Strava and Apple stats that looks like penises?….

There are many speculations as to the origin of shape we often use to depict the heart:

If you didn’t study anatomy at all you might assume that the heart shape such that we use for Valentine’s Day cards was what was at the core of our being.

The muscular organ that runs our body in reality is not shaped much like the heart shape at all. So where did the Valentine’s day heart come from?

The conventional heart symbol is used to express the idea of love or adoration.  It is metaphorical in link to the human heart, with the idea that love is a feeling expressed and felt within the heart.

The shape used is much more streamlined, simple, and frankly attractive than the lumpy fistful of muscle that is in our chests. While beautiful in its intricacy in its own way the shape is rather jumbled and confusing and would not be easily drawn or jotted on a love note.

The heart shape we all recognize, and use originated back to an ancient plant known as the silphium. It was a species of giant fennel grown on the North African coastline near the Greek city of Cyrene. It was used as medicine, a flavoring spice, but more importantly as birth control. Because of this it was linked with sex and of course love.

There is also speculation of it being modeled after human anatomy of the breasts or buttocks, as well as that of the water lily leaf or ivy.

The first depiction known was in the 1250’s. It showed up in a French romance called Roman de la Poire (Romance of the pear). But others question if that wasn’t just an upside-down pear…

Medieval art also showed some heart like shapes in the early 1300s. The famous Italian painter Giotto did a painted depiction of charity in the Scrovengi Chapel in which a heart is given to Jesus. This painting had a big impact on the use of the shape of the heart going forward in representing the human emotional range in visual form.

Interestingly, until the later 1400s the heart was usually shown upside down. At the beginning of the 1500s it flipped in images to the heart we see today point at the bottom.

My favorite theory however, is that it is shaped after the buttocks of a woman!!! Cause we all know that Fat Bottom Girls Make the Rocking World Go Round!!!!!


Pray for Abercrombie and his M, Pray for Pipeline’s friend with cancer, Tuff Muff 2/25, Capture the Flag 3/25, Poker Ruck 4/1

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