Cathi posted this link to my Feminist Friday column last Friday. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. Cathi has a great sense of humor and is a talented writer.
I noticed the Tooth Fairy, huffing and puffing while fluttering near a cloud above the Yellow Brick Road. I stopped her before she flew through a window to pick up a tooth.
Hey Tooth Fairy, you sound like you’re out of breath.
TOOTH FAIRY: Yep. I’m on overload tonight. Not to mention all the other nights.
I can imagine! You cover a lot of territory. I didn’t realize that included houses on the Yellow Brick Road. You’re up all night, every night, flying to kids’ homes all over the country, taking teeth from under pillows and replacing them with money or gifts.
TOOTH FAIRY: Yeah, but I’m reaching a turning point. I can’t watch over all these kids anymore. I can’t take the commute. I’m exhausted.
I can understand that. I’ve commuted for most of my career three hours a day, back and forth from the city. It does take…
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