Thank You For the Roller Coaster of Emotions, Man at the Library

I feel the best thing to do during a time like this is to open my cell phone (yes open-I like old stuff that still works that I don’t have to worry about-that’s why I sneak Viagra into my cereal and dose myself.) Is to speak into my phone as if I am replying to the statement’s they’re making. Ie. (From your blog) -“No, I do have the first and last month’s rent. I just need to get over there.” Now me into mine,” No. I understand, but that hooker landlord said she was going to let that apartment slip of you weren’t there by 3pm…You still at the Library, or down at the mission?”–“What street?” What?-There’s a Library on Church? There’s a Church in the Library? Church Street? How come your not at the mission? What street? Hello?”Mom? Who is this?–make sure to keep them in your sight, but do not lock eyes. If you don’t get stabbed (which could be a possibility at this point), at least the other people being tortured will get a laugh. Maybe performing this act should be the new rule. PS-don’t finish Red Badge of Courage-it doesn’t end well.

The Life and Times of Nathan Badley...

In life, there are a lot of rules. I mean literally dozens of them. Every day you are told how fast you’re allowed to drive, how many items you are allowed to steal (none, FYI), how many items you can have when you go through the express checkout lane, whether you are or are not allowed to wear white based on that day’s proximity to Labor Day… the list goes on and on.

Someone at one point decided to say that “rules are made to be broken.” This is not a great rule to live by. If you are to go into court, for instance, and tell the judge, “I know I’m charged with 23 counts of insider trading, your honor, but rules are made to be broken,” I think the verdict would not go in your favor.

Today, I encountered one man who truly lived his life with this…

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About bdehaven

DeHaven keeps his heart in Chicago and his soul in New Orleans-that's why he lives in Las Vegas. He holds a MBA from Tulane and a film degree from Columbia. Once ejected from a community college for arguing Frost's agenda in Birches, he has since written screenplays, traded futures in Madrid, and was Editor in Chief of the Nola Shopper Newspaper.(and enterprise Michael Enzo Bankrupt) He also has a "shout out" in a Jay "Z" Song. He and Michael Enzo were friends. "A celebrity ghostwriter, you’ve never heard of, examining his own life of crushing addictions and alleged organized crime connections while struggling to present the truth behind our own behaviors." Author of Confessions of a Self-Help Writer (The Journal of Michael Enzo) the #1 Most Wished for Book of the Year on Indie Bound for over 14 weeks
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