Too Much Power
In the little town of Brea, Pennsylvania, everyone expected the usual withering July heat during the Summer Festival. Instead they found snow covering everything. Opinions about it varied widely.
“And all those liberals keep talking about Global Warming,” said Dave, smudging ketchup from his hotdog across his tee-shirt. “They can just shut the hell up now.”
“Our weatherman sucks so bad,” complained Mick. “Honestly! He didn’t see this coming?”
Clarice stood beside her snow cone stand with her husband. “Ben!” she grated. “I know you expected lots of customers, but did you really need to connect a mini-nuclear plant to the ice-maker?”
Each week, Rochelle Wisoff-Fields presents a photo as a prompt for flash fiction. This is my story based upon the photo above. Look here to see what other people wrote: https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/2015/07/22/24-july-2015/