Do What Again???

I have a tradition and today is the day! Every year on November 6, I put on my tap dance shoes and go crazy. At least that’s what the police claim after my neighbor called them to do a welfare check. Ridiculous. I’m not even on welfare. I’m always impressed by people who can really … More Do What Again???

They’re Killing Me!

When I was in Air Force boot camp, we were outside doing physical training. We were told to get in formation and remain still and silent. I couldn’t help myself. I started squirming like I was dancing (not a pretty sight). I heard “Mabbott, what is wrong with you?” “I’m covered with fire ants, sir!” … More They’re Killing Me!


It’s so hot, Siri just told me to put my phone in the fridge. It’s so hot, the hottest woman in America lives in a shack in Phoenix. 43 years ago today was my first day of active duty in the Air Force. Talk about culture shock! I went from the wonderful temperature in Eureka, … More Fire!!!

You Can’t See Me!!

When I was in the Air Force, my Sargent was chewing me out for several things. The last tongue lashing went like this: “And I didn’t see you in camouflage gear during physical training this morning!” I said, “Thank you, sir!” I completely understand the use of camouflage clothing for military personnel and hunters. But … More You Can’t See Me!!

He Bit Me!!!

I don’t know why veterinarians have a special day. Maybe its because of the danger they face each time they examine an animal. Still… Oh wait a minute. I get it now.     Today is a day to honor those who currently serve, those who served in the past, those who paid the ultimate price while … More He Bit Me!!!


When I was in basic training, our training instructor (Drill Sargent) told us, “Today, gentlemen, I have some good news and some bad news. First, the good news Airman Vanhowser will be setting the pace on our morning run”. We were really happy because Vanhowser was overweight and really slow. Then the TI finished his statement: “Now for the bad news. Vanhowser will be driving a truck”. … More Attention!!