One again the scientists at NOAA had asked Elroy to do the dangerous Blue Nose Ice Patrol. He would leave the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa and fly North to the very edge of the Polar Cap. He carried sensitive instruments. Upon Elroy’s return the Face of Everyman would download the data and report the findings. The small stipend they earned allowed them to buy a round at the bar when the day’s work was done.