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Bad coffee at the local diner. Heaven.

That Diner with Bad Coffee

How do they survive, the diners along the side of the highway?

There are usually two groups of gentlemen here before I pull into Jim’s 24-hours Diner. (No longer 24-hours due to covid staff shortage… Or maybe wages… Who knows?)

I wave and greet them. As the waitress calls from across the room, “Sit where ever you want to, darlin.” The sign at the…




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John McElhenney

John McElhenney

John McElhenney is an author, life coach, and musician who lives in Austin, Texas. He’s best known for his single dad blog, The Whole Parent. (

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