Tues, Dec 7, 2021 | The Colosseum | Westside Field | 5:30 AM | 20 Degrees


PAX (22): splinter, tenderfoot, betamax, smashmouth, armbar, Lansbury, Grassroots, Tin Cup, Bloodshot, spacebar, jackrabbit, black lung, flanders, ice t, toadstool, jeeves, sportiva, q tip, hat trick, 2 step, FNG!

QIC: Jean-Claude

Pre-Run: Tin cup, armbar

Pre-Ruck: Q-tip


Warm-a-rama: 25ssh, 10 tappy taps, 10 big ones, 20 sobriety sun gods ic


Pre Thang: .25mi chain run, pax in 2 groups

The Thang:   Today was LEG DAY.  “No one does legs anymore”-someone, somewhere

RD 1: Beat It by Michael Jackson: Al gore until you hear “beat it”, then Jump tuck

RD 2: Flower-popularized by Moby: Al gore until the “up”, then down on the “down”

RD 3: Tubthumping by Chumbawumba: Right leg behind you on the bleacher, split squat on the “I get knocked down”

RD 4: Tubthumping by Chumbawumba: Left leg behind you on the bleacher, split squat on the “I get knocked down”

RD 5: Thunderstruck by AC/DC: al gore, then Box Jump up the stands on “thunder”.  Fun fact, the middle section works out perfectly for the number of “thunderstrucks” in the song.

RD 6: Happy by Pharrell: Broad Jump on “Happy”.  Bonus Broad Jumps on “Happiness”

6MOM: Roxanne by the Police: on your back, leg raise 6” and hold.  Toe touch on “Roxanne”

# Off/Name-o-rama/FNG/Announcements/Prayer Requests/COT/Buckle Presentation/Prayer:

Welcome FNG-Uncle Fester!  Thank you to 2-step for bringing him, and the name suggestion

Announcements – Jeeves on the Q for top rope-get there the 27th?

Prayer Requests – Toadstool’s friend Scott and his son Cameron, Lansbury’s father, Jeeves

COT –  My COT revolved around my appreciation for stoicism; “virtue, the highest good, is based on knowledge”. 

I do not find stoicism to be in conflict with faith or belief in a higher being, but rather a reminder that those higher beings afford you the gift and responsibility of knowledge and wisdom.  It is incumbent that you utilize those gifts in your respective lives to have a positive impact.  I shared with the PAX some findings from a hospice nurse in Australia.  Of all her patients, many had very similar regrets at the end of their lives:

  1. I wish I had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me
  2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard.  I missed more of my children’s youth and partner’s companionship than necessary.
  3. I wish I had the courage to express my feelings
  4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends
  5. I wish I let myself be happier; I know now, after all these years, happiness is a choice.

I hope everyone I meet in life has, or learns the ability to experience a life fulfilled, one without regret.  Use your faith, your knowledge, your abilities, and wisdom to that effect.

Aye!  JCMP #SWAGGERQ

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