AHHHHHH!!!!! It’s so irritating! Ryan has SEVEN flight suits, yet everyday he SMELLS the previous day’s suit to see if it passes a subjective “sniff test”. After observing this process for almost eight years I’ve determined that there are about four different outcomes.
1. A short sniff followed by an immediate donning of the uniform = “Good to Go”
2. A short sniff followed by a second, slightly longer sniff = “Still Good”
3. A short sniff followed by a second, slightly longer sniff AND a glance at the watch = “I really SHOULD get a new one, but I don’t have time to switch out all the patches.”
4. A short sniff followed by an involuntary head jerk/nose crinkle and then a “Here, smell this” = “Time to get a new one.”
Did I mention that he has SEVEN flight suits? And he wears Blues on Monday. That leaves four days a week. If he wore a clean uniform everyday, he could go almost two weeks before doing laundry!