Hot Potato

DATE: 2022-08-29
AO: Farm
Q: Infinity
PAX: Chile, Faceplant, Matthew – Running Man
FNGs: None
COUNT: 4
WarmUp: SSHs, Imperial Walkers, Don Quixotes, Beet Pickers, Willie Mays Hayes, and Grady Corns.

The Thang: Hot Potato
Stand in a loose circle, toss a 20-lb ball randomly from man-to-man around the circle. Whichever PAX is holding the ball at the end of 3 minutes leaves the circle to perform one of the exercises listed below, in turn. The other PAX continue tossing, but with the PAX completing the exercise as the timer. 5 Burpees penalty for everyone in the circle anytime the ball touches the ground. – Mosey around soccer field
– 50m Bear Crawl
– 50m Walking Lunge
– 30 HRR Merkins
– 50 Squats
– 20 Bonnie Blairs
– 40m Crab Walk
– 20 Jump Squats
– 20 CDDs

30 sec Wall sit while passing ball back and forth

10-1 Motivators

30 sec Wall sit while passing ball back and forth

Mary: Flutter kicks, Nolan Ryans, LBCs, Penguin Crunches, and Rope Climbers.

Announcements: 9/11 Stair Run will be starting at 0600 at the Lincoln Memorial on Sunday, September 11th. YHC will be there—LMK if you want to carpool.

CoT:
My uncle, Dick Spencer, passed away suddenly yesterday. Dick was in good health, and there was no warning – although Dick has been taking heart meds for awhile (as many older folks do). His wife and he fully got ready for church. Dick showered and shaved and got on his shirt, tie and suit. They went out the front door and Dick said he didn’t feel too good. He sat down in a rocking chair they have on their front porch and asked Janean to go back and see whether he had locked the front door. His wife went back, and when she returned Dick was gone. She called the paramedics, but they could not revive him either. Dick was gone, almost instantly. He is survived by his beautiful wife and eight successful adult children with great families of their own.

Although unexpected to everyone, it was my uncle’s time to pass on. Death is a certainty for us all—it is not “if” but “when” we will die. The key principle is to live those moments you have so that there are no regrets at the end of it. Dick Spencer lived one of those lives, and he is an inspiration to us all: a Vietnam Veteran, successful entrepreneur (Cannon Towels), loving husband, and inspiring father. It is up to me and all of us to live such a life.

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