Category Archives: Humor

The ‘Mexican Standoff’ in New Hampshire

In 1977 Col. Wilson C. Cooney was assigned to Vance AFB, OK as our Director of Operations (DO). As he was settling in to the operations he wanted to visit our ACE* (Accelerated Copilot Enrichment) bases. I was a T-38 … Continue reading

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I Sell Laxatives Too…

I happened in to my barber’s this morning and Tom shared a great story with me; too good for me not to share! It seems a while back this guy owned a drug store in Bowling Green, Oh, near the … Continue reading

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Would You Like to See the Pictures?

(There are some stories I hear that are just too good not to include here.  This is another of them.) Joe called just before Christmas and we got to talking about his 2 daughters.  They are both adopted, from China.  … Continue reading

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Supporting the Cops

When I came out of the grocery store yesterday I saw a Monclova Township Deputy Sheriff sitting in his cruiser next to me.  His passenger side window was cracked about 2 inches or so.  Man, I could not resist this … Continue reading

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The Snow Maze

Last year (2013) we had a winter something like we used to have when I was a kid (1964 – ’68).  I don’t know what the “official” snowfall was, suffice to say, a lot.  Toward the end of the season … Continue reading

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And What Did He Tell You That Means?

I was standing at the cockpit door one afternoon after landing in Detroit, handing out “Bye-nows” – kind of bored with it all.  The deplaning line came to a stop and there was this black kid standing next to me.  … Continue reading

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The Smart Watch…

A Fighter Pilot pilot walks into a bar and takes a seat next to a very attractive woman. He gives her a quick glance then casually looks at his watch for a moment. The woman notices this and asks, “Is … Continue reading

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Footprints on the Pavement…

…as opposed to, ‘in the Sand.’ I was walking over to the school the boys (grandsons) attend when I felt my Crocs get a little ‘loosey-goosey’ on the pavement.  So I turned around only to discover my footprints were following … Continue reading

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Bored at the Airport?

Ever have a 3-4-5 hour ‘lay-over’ at an airport, with nothing to do?  Try this. Head over to the ‘Community Service Phone,’ and page yourself to a certain gate.  Example: “Could you ask Bob Holliker to come to Gate 63, … Continue reading

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Oh, I Don’t Have Anywhere to Be…

How many times, in phone conversations, when the person you’re talking with says, “Well, I will let you go now…?”  Interesting way we leave the conversation sometimes, isn’t it? Today, when someone says this to me, I typically reply, “Oh, … Continue reading

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