12 Pax answered the call this morning and got better because of it. 

QIC: Meat Sweats

The Pax: Josey, Gobblin, Neo, Scout, Dos Equis, Magic, Everest, Captain D, Beano, Poacher, Moneyball

Warm Up:  Good Mornings, Hillbillies, Daisy Pickers, Windmills, Arm Circles, Finkle Swings

The Thang: 

Mosey to the brick wall;

15 Dips, 10 Derkins, 30 Step Ups

Mosey to tennis courts;

Agassis + (aka High Octane Gassers), Start and finish as a team.

            Shuttle run to first line and back, then 5 Merkins

            2nd line, 10 Burpees

            3rd line, 15 WWII Sit Ups

            4th line, 20 LBCs

            5th line, 25 Freddie Mercury’s

            Repeato Carioca instead of shuttle run.

Prisindian Run (aka Prisoner Indian Run) to the field.  After running from back to front, pick an exercise and number of reps for the lead runner to do before rejoining the run.

Railroad Tracks the length of the field.  Repeato.

Black Snake run back to basketball court

The Older You Get…

         PAX forms a circle from youngest to oldest.  Each member leads an exercise of their choice x their age.


  • Heart issues affecting Lanny, Captain D’s father
  • Neo’s sister in law in the hospital in Atlanta
  • Vera, Gobblin’s piano teacher, who has Covid 19
  • Magic and his family searching for a home.

On my last Q before moving to Minnesota, I have so much to be thankful for: 

@DosEquis (the other one, from F3 Princeton) for EHing me to the Convergence last November

@Froyo for being the first to welcome me as an FNG

@Dredd and @? (from some other PAX) for naming me Meat Sweats

@Squirrel for Qing so many PFTs that I had to try it myself

@Captain D for his leadership and rallying a group to help with my career search

@Kaffee for helping me count to 3 on my first Q

@McFly for leading us in Q Source and in life

@Dockers for his prayers and encouragement

@Vault for his sincere discipleship

@Sprocket for teaching without preaching

@Flying Tomato for his witness and living his faith

@Bowtie for his rare but wise words

@Chitwood for his frequent and entertaining words

@Squirrel for his wisdom and Moleskins

@Quattro for his neighborly friendship

@Scout for his joy; singing and dad jokes

@Moneyball and @Neo for their contagious smiles

@Josey for trying to teach me cadence

@Coobs for leading by example

@DosEquis (our Dos) and @Hammerhead for their support

@Guinness for his bloody accent

@Mad Bum for his grand Corvette entrances

@Roadhouse and @Wrangler for pushing our limits

@Beano and @Poacher for rejoining the PAX

@Waldorf for his adult humor

@F3Sandhills for the signed flag

I appreciate all that you have done to help me be a better man in mind, body, and spirit.  I hope that I have been able to return the favor to you.

Like it or not, I’ll see you again when I visit my parents in Southern Pines.


Meat Sweats



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