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June 24, 2009

Summer Job: Toe Checker

Mel Miskimen has been listening to our series on summer jobs and how they can change us. Mel just knew she had to tell us her job. Mel took a summer job as a “toe checker” at the local pool after graduating from high school. It involved looking carefully at all kinds of people – and their feet. Mel tells Dick that she used this low-paying job to take revenge on middle school snobs by enforcing the rules and making them wear unattractive bathing caps. And she paid her way through college.

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