Friday Fictioneers — Tacky, Campy, and Kitschy

319AF249-8523-4678-906F-1CFBAC0F8B58“Tacky,” Adele said as she looked around and offered her unsolicited opinion about the restaurant’s decor. “What is that monstrosity on the wall? A papier-mâché orca? Really, Gladys, why would you even suggest a place like this for our weekly lunch?”

“Oh Adele, don’t be such a snob,” Gladys said. “I think it’s kind of campy.”

“I sort of agree with Adele,” Arlene said. “The decor does seem kind of kitschy.”

“Campy? Kitschy? Seriously, you two are just being bitchy,” Gladys said. “This is a restaurant, not a gallery. We came here to eat, so shut up and let’s order.”

(100 words)

Written for this week’s Friday Fictioneers prompt from Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. Photo credit: Dale Roberson.

11 thoughts on “Friday Fictioneers — Tacky, Campy, and Kitschy

  1. Abhijit Ray August 24, 2019 / 1:42 am

    Gladys is a tough cookie. She has made up her mind. Now eat it or beat it.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. leigha66 August 24, 2019 / 2:34 pm

    If the food and service is good who cares what it looks like. Nice one!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. gahlearner August 24, 2019 / 3:00 pm

    I like Gladys. The other two… will learn when the food comes, I hope. Fun story.

    Liked by 1 person

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