Mama Diaries

Monday, July 14, 2014

Reckless Pilot

"Mama," my nine-year-old son said.  "I'm going to be an Air force pilot when I grow up."

"That's nice, Bubba," I said.  "I thought you were going to be a meteorologist. What made you change your mind?"

"I got a big idea.  Do you want to know what it is?"

I nodded.  "Sure."

"I'm going to fly over your house real low, faster than the speed of sound."

I looked at that kid and raised my eyebrows.  "Faster than the speed of sound?"

"Yep.  Three times faster!"

"Can a plane go that fast?" I asked.

"Yes, ma'am.  Military planes can."

"I see.  And do you realize you will create a sonic boom, and blast all of the neighborhood window out?"

He grinned.  "That's why I want to do it!"

So, ladies and gentlemen.  In about fifteen years, if your windows are suddenly blown out by a sonic boom, you'll know who did it.  Good luck trying to catch him!

23 comments:

  1. I guess it is better than him throwing rocks thru them now!

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  2. Better invest in titanium windows

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    1. Another brilliant idea from your pad! LOL!

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  3. My dad was an Army Air Corps pilot during World War II and then when the air force was created, he joined the reserves. As a commanding officer, I think he would have told Bubba "NO."

    Love,
    Janie

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  4. I live in an apartment. If the window breaks because of that, I'm pretty sure that I don't have to fix it. Just ask him to wait until fall so it's cooler outside and we'll get a nice breeze, instead of needing the a/c or heater.

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    1. Haha! Then it sounds like Bubba would be doing you a favor!

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  5. enough time for the whole block to escape on time...

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  6. Thanks for warning us ahead of time! That Bubba!

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    1. He's always coming up with something!

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  7. *LOL* Your son is going to give mine ideas!

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  8. I wonder what he'll be next week?

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  9. He'd be flying so fast that no one would see him coming or going.

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  10. Just ask him to avoid my neighborhood, please and thanks :)

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