Men might might call this “The Perfect Girlfriend Day,” but the calendar informs us that it’s
NATIONAL SINGLE WORKING WOMEN’S DAY!
Hurray for our single working women, the schoolmarms, secretaries, librarians, shop clerks, maids and flower girls.
And also the doctors, lawyers, cabbies, electricians, cops, truckers and executives of the single female persuasion.
A lot of them deal with raising children alone, or caring for aging parents, and they all deal with glass ceilings, but women have changed every workplace in the past fifty years. You know, two bathrooms instead of one; the clean one, and the men’s room.
Going to work looks and smells a lot better these days too, with our better looking-half making up the better half of our coworkers. There’s some other cultural lessons to be learned about women in the workplace, but I think we’ve confused their pretty little heads enough for one day, so let’s not even mention that there’s only 77¢ in a woman’s dollar, compared to 100¢ for a man’s dollar.
*Suggested Activities: Juggling, being better than your male peers, seeking dignity.