• When: 2019-12-24
  • QIC: Drysdale
  • The PAX: Wee Wee, Two Star, Dominion, Escobar, Bogey, Mulligan, Keychain, Tupperware, Lt. Dan, Twerk, Cure Aid, Net Zero, Saget, Scream, Second Hand, Drysdale

Circle Surcuit at The Surge filled with the Spirit of Christmas

16 beat the fart sack for my 6th career Q since joining the founding of The Surge in October of 2017. I have recently moved across the river and are now taking up residence at Swamp Fox. My old cronies were nice enough to invite me over to visit and I brought a friend, Second Hand. The weather was easy on us as well. It was a long sleeve shirt and shorts kind of morning.

There was a big group of 9 stride lighters and Christmas colored light vests covered the area.

Conditions: 50ish degrees, Stiff 10 mph wind ESE

The Thang:

1 minute warning


I just realized I forgot to BOM

Mosey to the front of the school


IW X 20 IC




DB X 20 IC

Mosey around back to the brick pile and each man grabs a block.

12 Stations: By the loading dock, Dealers Choice for the station exrcise

Speaker was tuned into Pandora’s Ray Charles Christmas Station

Station 1: Farmers carry two blocks up two separate sets of stairs on the loading dock and return. Once complete, rotate stations.

Station 2: Upper Body

Station 3: Lower Body

Station 4: Upper Body

Station 5: Lower Body

Station 6: Upper Body

Station 7: Lower Body

Station 8: Upper Body

Station 9: Lower Body

Station 10: Upper Body

Station 11: Lower Body

Station 12: Upper Body

Return blocks

6 minutes of Mary, dealer’s choice.




• Mt Horeb Services at 1, 3, 5, 7, and 9
• Mulligan on Q Thursday
• Need sign ups for the Q sheet otherwise you could end up with someone from outside the AO that loves to do burpees

Prayer Announcements:

• Katniss’ mom
• Safe travels for all families


During the making of the animated Christmas classic A Charlie Brown Christmas, Peanuts creator Charles Schulz had a meeting with Lee Mendelson, the show’s producer, and Bill Melendez, its lead animator. The discussion concerned Schulz’s insistence about including a New Testament scripture reading of the Christmas story from the Bible. The scripture reading was to be spoken by Peanuts character Linus Van Pelt in response to Charlie Brown’s lament, “Isn’t there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?” Mendelson and Melendez both voiced their concern about the reading, with Melendez telling Schulz, “It’s very dangerous for us to start talking about religion now.” Schulz answered him by saying, “Bill, if we don’t, who will?” In the end, the scripture reading was retained, and the CBS special was the second-most watched show of the week when it debuted on December 9, 1965.

Linus’ King James version scripture reading from Luke 2: 8-14, read:

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of the Lord shone round about them: and they were sore afraid. And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people. For unto you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, which is Christ the Lord. And this [shall be] a sign unto you; Ye shall find the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes, lying in a manger. And suddenly there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying, Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.

That’s what Christmas is all about, Charlie Brown.

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