|To "Mama Lee," it's just a big, floating dance floor full of eligible bachelors.|
To my fellow wage slaves, making regular payments to a Social Security program that will never pay us back: Let's take comfort in the knowledge that our contributions are helping to finance the twinkle-toed retirement of ladies like octogenarian Lee Wachsetter. From Sunday's edition of the Toronto Sun
A few years ago, as she found she was taking more and more cruises -- and always looking for a dance partners program on board -- she sold her house in Fort Lauderdale and adopted a life at sea. Her personal calling card reads: "Leona Wachstetter. Dancing, cruising, enjoying life."
"Mama Lee," as she's known to the crew, lives
at sea -- every
night doing the foxtrot with a new elderly gentleman. A feature of
Crystal Cruises, these dance partners are called "ambassador hosts," and
from the description
, they sound like high-end, elderly escorts:
screened gentlemen with interests and backgrounds similar to those of
our guests. Each distinguished Ambassador Host is cultured, well
traveled and an accomplished ballroom dancer.