All was well in the wheelhouse, the wheel oiled, and the bright work shining with a golden sheen. In fact the entire vessel was “Ship shape and in Bristol Fashion.”
David Miller looked at his vessel with a sense of pride. He was in command. He would take this glorious craft into the great waters beyond. Oh, the adventures he was ready for.
His inspection complete he returned to the bridge, and looked over the controls.
“Dorothy,” he called out to his wife. “Do you remember where the boat rental guy said the starter was?”