CONVERSATION WITH… The Tooth Fairy Exploring Her Second Career

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.

OVER THE HILL on the YELLOW BRICK ROAD

tooth fairy2I 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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About Bernadette

I live in the small town of Haddonfield, NJ. I am at an age in my life when I seem to spend time thinking and musing about life. These musings are usually stimulated by my walks through Haddonfield, my reading of books and fellow bloggers, and my interaction with my group of fabulous family and friends.

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