AO: Dixieland - Monday

When: 10/26/2021


Number of Pax: 7

Pax Names: AirWolf, Cavallino, Lombardi, Manziel, Papa Smurf, Spartan, Stagecoach,

Number of FNGS: 0

FNG Names: q

QIC: Papa Smurf

The BackBlast:

Today was a day to utilize the full parking lot, using a simple card game and some simple cones.

We began with five principles, and then a warning and disclaimer. Because the Nike cones were new, they came with their own disclaimer by Nike! So Papa Smurf read that.

We started with Mozy around the parking lot. This time we went through middle drive thru lane of bank. This followed by usual Strawberry Pickers, Windmill, Imperial walkers, etc.

The Thang

Idea was to have four different suits, heart, diamond, club, spade. Each exercise would correspond to a number. So you had to run to the suit corner to do the exercises. Each time, we did 20 exercises. We split up into groups of two, except for Q who got to go with cool team.

The deck went thus:

  1. Ace, LBC
  2. Flutter kick
  3. Stepup
  4. Carolina Drydock
  5. lunges
  6. Freddy Merc
  7. Mt. Climber
  8. Weezy Jeff
  9. Plank Jack
  10. Diamond Merc
  11. Squats
  12. Peter Parker
  13. SSH

It was noted the age of the cards. They were gleaned from someone in family’s Bicentennial trip on United Airlines. That would mean they were likely given out on a DC-8 or some such archaic aviation equipment.

We then did a quick run of 11’s. Smurf was pointedly pointed out to that an incline merkin and decline merkin on a tiny curb were really over 100 pushups. Always substitution allowed.


Prayers for pax missing, and our daily lives. After that, we went over to Panera for some coffee.