A Difficult Customer

Becky the diner trainee stared at the storm cloud over the coffee cup.

Gina the waitress explained, “That happens to whatever makes Jones mad.”


“The coffee is bitter.”

Joe the owner handed Gina a lightning-proof coat.

Becky stared at it nervously.

Gina sighed. “Time for Jones to pay his diner tab.”

About EagleAye

I like looking at the serious subjects in the news and seeking the lighter side of the issue. I love satire and spoofs. I see the ridiculous side of things all the time, and my goal is to share that light-hearted view.
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13 Responses to A Difficult Customer

  1. Joy Pixley says:

    LOL — interesting take on the photo prompt! Good thing they know how to deal with Jones at that diner, although I imagine they might have learned some of those lessons the hard way. I’m assuming they’ve had to do some serious clean-up in the past? 😉

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    • EagleAye says:

      Yeah, he’s a regular there. The diner is well-equipped for him. They’re probably the only ones willing to serve him any longer. And yeah, they learned about him the hard way. There’s a couple tables with burn marks from old lightning strikes. 😉 Thanks so much, Joy! 🙂

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  2. luckyjc007 says:

    Poor Becky! I wonder if that was her first day….she may not come back to work if the regular clientele are like Jones. If she was looking for a challenge…I think she found it!

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    • EagleAye says:

      Yep. It was her first day, and yeah she didn’t come back again. Being electrocuted isn’t what she expected as a waitress. Who would? She knows what diner to avoid in the future as well. 😉 Thanks so much! 🙂


  3. Lyn says:

    It gives a whole new meaning to “a storm in a teacup.” I think I’d be giving Becky a full length mirror as well. Nothing like a bounced lightning bolt to change the bolter’s attitude 😉


  4. Tony Lovell says:

    I would love to see more on Jones–he seems like a character that leaves his mark everywhere he goes! hehe Great job!

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