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Old 01-01-2015, 02:19 PM   #22101
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Yep, Andy is correct. In the late '70s when I was a single parent and struggling, I worked for a Washington, DC escort service. Okay, no snide jokes. It was a legit service and, believe me, even then $37.99 wouldn't have been enough.

It was an interesting job and allowed me to dine at DC's finest eateries, shop in some of the most elegant stores and attend all manner of theatre, etc. The shopping was helping businessmen purchase pricey gifts for their wives/girlfriends. Most of my "dates" were corporate types in the city for business events.

They never knew my real name, nor where I lived. I had an alias and always met them in neutral territory.

Interesting. I think we might tend to equate escort with the oldest profession, and it's not the same profession.

Male escorts are also out there, and might make sense for businesswomen in a strange city.
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...Male escorts are also out there, and might make sense for businesswomen in a strange city.
I don't know about them either...
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Old 01-01-2015, 02:27 PM   #22103
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I don't know about them either...

Saw that on a crime show too.
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Interesting. I think we might tend to equate escort with the oldest profession, and it's not the same profession.

Male escorts are also out there, and might make sense for businesswomen in a strange city.

Yes, that's why I made the comment about "snide" jokes.

It was a fascinating time for me. I lived in DC and never looked at it from the point of view of someone who had never been there or, much less, to a city of any size. I was able to see the town through many different "eyes" and enjoyed showing off my town. Because I was a long-time resident I knew about places and things to do that some folks wouldn't have. It was fun and I hope I was able to make everyone's visit interesting and good.
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I don't know about others, I only know what I charge.......
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Yep, Andy is correct. In the late '70s when I was a single parent and struggling, I worked for a Washington, DC escort service. Okay, no snide jokes. It was a legit service and, believe me, even then $37.99 wouldn't have been enough.

It was an interesting job and allowed me to dine at DC's finest eateries, shop in some of the most elegant stores and attend all manner of theatre, etc. The shopping was helping businessmen purchase pricey gifts for their wives/girlfriends. Most of my "dates" were corporate types in the city for business events.

They never knew my real name, nor where I lived. I had an alias and always met them in neutral territory.
Yes, there is a difference between Escorts and "escorts". Sounds like a fun job Katie.

Being a Homemaker for a Home Healthcare Agency has the same aspects and misunderstanding as an Escort. Heck, some people still think nurses have the same job descriptions as the worlds oldest profession,
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According to the "instructional videos" on the internet, nurses are quite eager to "escort" patients with total disregard for their need for bed rest. At least, that's what I'm told.
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Yes, there is a difference between Escorts and "escorts". Sounds like a fun job Katie.

Being a Homemaker for a Home Healthcare Agency has the same aspects and misunderstanding as an Escort. Heck, some people still think nurses have the same job descriptions as the worlds oldest profession,

We could probably hire ourselves out as escorts in Cozumel. We always seem to get "adopted" by delightful new people, as we know the snorkeling, food, musicians, local dogs, and general lay of the land. Folks seem to gravitate to us couple of old hippies.

I am avoiding the mountains of laundry and unpacking, and watching Judge Judy instead. I thought I recorded the last episodes of Survivor and Amazing Race, but apparently I'm wrong.
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According to the "instructional videos" on the internet, nurses are quite eager to "escort" patients with total disregard for their need for bed rest. At least, that's what I'm told.
You need to be a bit more judicious in the videos you choose... It's likely a problem definition for "Bed Rest".

It's completely obvious those nurses have never worked an entire 8-12 hour shift...
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...It's completely obvious those nurses have never worked an entire 8-12 hour shift...
It seldom takes that long.
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