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Squirkin to the Oldies

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  High humidity greeted 21 PAX, and after our resident on-call Dr. was summoned to the hospital, the remaining 20 endured the scheduled smokefest, debated the meaning of “Su-Su-Sussudio,” and confronted the many features of The Wall AO that the QIC managed to squeeze into a rapid fire 45 minutes. There’s the paved hill, the […]

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Jack Circuit and a Reliability Test

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A glorious morning beckoned 4 PAX to the sleepy, idyllic hamlet of Hillsborough.  The air was full of a pleasant, frenzied bustle only found in small towns: vans and trucks darting hither and thither, men loading and unloading, all making preparations for the workweek’s final day to get ready for the weekend. I told the […]

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Sleeveless in Hillsborough, NC

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Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.   We post each morning with a purpose in mind.  We post for fitness, for the fellowship, because we were EH’d and had no excuse, for the PAX, and for things greater […]

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The End Was in the Beginning

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YHC has signed up for the Master Q challenge.  What better first stop than Paradise?  I signed up because I want to meet the PAX I have not met, and see the AOs I have not seen.  Most imporant, I want to learn more about what F3 brings to me and, in turn, what I can bring […]

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Sweat Fest

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6 pre-soaked PAX rolled in from Lone Pine to join 13 others for the ME at Rameses.  For those who weren’t already drenched, the sweat started after the 4th or 5th arm circle. The Warm Up (didn’t take much) 10 arm circles front and back 15 SSH 10 s l o w Willie Mays Hayes […]

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MF’ing Snakes

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If it wasn’t for the prominent snake theme, this morning was trending toward an “F3, The Musical” backblast title. There were two PAX members with “banjo” in their names, QIC’s warmup cadence seemingly evoked a medieval Gregorian chant, and the naming of an FNG produced Phil Collins song titles. But, alas, the snake … Warmup […]