Thanks to Jim Ward for sharing this story with us
There is a Moral to this Story
A C-130 was lumbering along when a cocky F-16 flashed by.
The jet jockey decided to show off.
The fighter jock told the C-130 pilot, ‘watch this!’ and promptly went into a barrel roll followed by a steep climb. He then finished with a sonic boom as he broke the sound barrier. The F-16 pilot asked the C-130 pilot what he thought of that.
The C-130 pilot said, ‘That was impressive, but watch this!’
The C-130 droned along for about 5 minutes and then the C-130 pilot came back on and said: ‘What did you think of that?’
Puzzled, the F-16 pilot asked, ‘What the heck did you do?’
The C-130 pilot chuckled. ‘I stood up, stretched my legs, walked
to the back, took a leak, and then got a cup of coffee and a
When you are young & foolish, speed & flash may seem a good thing; however, when you get older & smarter, comfort & dull is not such a bad thing.
Us older folks understand.
Another story shared by Teddy Burriss. I hope you enjoyed it.