Always 70 and Sunny
Always 70 and Sunny

Primordial Ooze


5 Amphibians met to frolic in the primordial ooze, and forget about tax day, for a time.

Here is how it went down

Mosey to the second wettest spot for COP: 22 SSH; 22 HRM; 20 Mud Angels; 20 Australian Mud Angels; 20 Travolta Merkins; 22 slow Freddie Mercury; Arm Circles

Triple Check. Iron Chair with Overhead Claps, Plank Jack (O.P.P. yah you know me) + 10m Army Crawl (extra credit includes the 5 inch puddle)

Mosey to Derkin bars. Buddy up. 6+10+10 one leg Derkin.

Mosey to drop off loop. Bottom Feeder – 5 x creature merkin (8 points) followed by 5x Curb Crawl (Bear Crawl, incline Merkin, Crawl Bear, decline merkin)

Triple Check. Donkey Kick, Flutter Kick, drop off loop

Round of Mary. Freddie Mercury, 6 inches, Back lifts, Flutter Kick, Mud Angel

No announcements. Eager for Dogs and Kids.

YHC took us out.

YHC is always leery of the parking lot at the darkest and most dangerous AO in RVA, so I did include my headlamp in my PCI (thats Pre Combat Inspections, Lab Rat) , but failed to include my shovel flag. Always room for improvement.

Handshake got it right that while rucksacks are a recent fad, crawling around in the mud never went out of style. Actually, I will give those puddles a 5 / 10 – wet but not really muddy. Muddy is when you are still getting mud out as pulverized dust 3 months from now.


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  1. Nice work gents. Thanks for the OPPortunity to lead and try some stuff.


    Gitty UP.

  2. That was sloppy. Thanks Gomer. I also appreciate the opportunity to be on the security video hopping over the school fence.

  3. Between the Creature Merkins and the Curb Crawls my arms were smoked!

    I especially enjoyed the Low Crawls through the puddles. It reminded me of the movie: Spies Like Us when the soldiers were running around saying “hut hut hut” over and over again.

  4. Sorry to miss this morning. I knew something special was in the works after the t-storms that kept my crew up for a while in the middle of the night.