BackBlast #065 - Welcome To Class

It was a snowy and cold morning in the gloom. What a great opportunity for a Black Ops/history lesson regarding the lesser known parts of our fair city Grand Rapids.

AO – Heartside Park

Light Snow, 27 degrees

[0530] – Kraut, Snoop, Dungeon Master, Forrest, Basic Bro, FNG (Hans), Bald Eagle, Dungeon Master, Bullwinkle, Hasselhoff (QIC)

Warm-O-Rama

15 SSH (IC)

The Thang:

Mosey through downtown Grand Rapids, both Heartside and Heritage Hill areas, stopping at various historic locations throughout the city for a variety of exercises. Exercises were in a rotating fashion of 10 Burpees, 15 SSH (IC) and 15 Merkins.

Locations visited:

The first Post Office in Grand Rapids (currently a hair salon now)

Browning Hotel (Variety of purposes in the years: hotel, hospital, detox) (Currently low income housing)

Women’s Literary Club (0ne of the first Woman’s literary clubs in the state of MI)

One Trick Pony (Oldest continually occupied building in GR)

Sweet House (Former residence of GR pioneer George Sweet, builder of what is now the Amway Grand)

Oakwood Manor (Former residence of Spencer Tracy and YHC)

Sanford Home (Oldest single family home in GR)

Cathedral of St. Andrews (Church of GR Diocese) (30 Merkins completed here for Jesus)

Moose Lodge (Current location of Degage Ministries)

Count-O-Rama – Name-O-Rama

Announcements:

Pre-house warming party at Bald Eagle’s den on Friday.

Bald Eagle has the Q tomorrow for a birthday beat down

FNG was newly christened Hans

Keep it real,

Hasselhoff