I had a petty officer who recommended her mother’s combination of sewing and sports: wait until he falls asleep, sew him into the sheets, and then beat him senseless with a baseball bat. (The women I met in the Navy didn’t do “girlishness”— they leaned more toward kicking ass, Lord love ‘em!)

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