Thursday, September 18, 2008

Inner Monologue Take- Over

It was almost closing time at the restaurant. I had been up since 6, getting Maddie ready for school, me ready for work, going to work and school, picking up Maddie from school, meeting Justin for an early dinner and me going to my second job of the day/night.

I was tired.

Really tired.

I was waiting for one table to finish up their dinner and then, I was outta there. Enter four tables at the same time. 30 minutes before we closed.

I stayed to pick up a table. No big deal. I thought they would be in and out in no time.

Fast forward to an hour after we closed. My table was still there. With no intention of leaving. My friend and I made every effort to make them see that it was time to go. Lights were dimmed. Music was off. Every dish was off the table.

"Um, miss?" What? Don't ask for anything. The bar is closed. The kitchen is closed. WE ARE CLOSED. LEAVE!

"Can you call us a taxi?" Are you planning on tipping me more?

"Sure. What time should I tell it to be here?"

"Whatever time you want us to leave."

And this is where my inner monologue took over my mouth and I said the first thing that came to mind.

"I should have called a long time ago then, huh?"

They didn't tip nearly as well as I thought they might. Wonder why?

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5 comments:

photomommy said...

Oops!

(But really it is funny. Probably what I would have done, except I'm a wuss.)

supermommy said...

Some people are just so inconsiderate!

DysFUNctional Mom said...

ha ha! That's what they get, dang campers!

Rachel said...

Ugh, I remember those nights.
Those people should have tipped more for being inconsiderate, oblivious yahoos.

Sorry darlin'.

noble pig said...

Ha! They should have gotten clue.

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