Good friend of mine is rightfully proud of his daughter.  She’s a Coastie.  That’s a U.S. Coast Guard sailor.

He was telling me about her new assignment. She’s stationed in California aboard a cutter.  The ship’s job is to escort all cruise ships and international vessels under the bridges in the Bay Area.

But my friend needs to work on his delivery a little bit.  The way he started off telling me the story was, “She’s involved in some sort of escort services . . . “