The Fine Art of Being Difficult
"What's it about?" asked Lydia.
Bill chuckled to himself, "The Fine Art of Being Difficult is about a guy who's less than a week divorced, and goes into hospital to undergo treatment to cure his newly diagnosed leukemia. The odds against survival were so bad, that he believes he died in the hospital but woke up into a different world as a homeless man living in his car. More
"What's it called?" asked Lydia.
Bill chuckled to himself, "It's called 'the fine art of be-ING difficult'. It's about a guy who goes to the hospital to undergo chemotherapy and receive a bone marrow transplant to cure his leukemia. The odds against survival just going in were so bad that he believes he died in the hospital but woke up into a different world as a homeless man living in his car;, but a world that was still pretty much the same as his old one, with all the same shit to deal with. It's a tragedy, a love story, and a Hero's Journey toward belonging all rolled into one." ..
Bill's story is replete with Gods and Monsters, Virtual Realities, Honey Bees, Misogynists and Misandrists, Women's Power Tools, Drinking Buddies, Dark Irish Beer and Un-shelled Peanuts. ..
'The Fine Art of Being Difficult' demonstrates that 'Life' as we don't know it, is intelligence in action over time, and maintains balance in our shared world at all seeming cost, and in completely unpredictable ways. ..
'The Fine Art of Being Difficult' asks us to honestly acknowledge our gut feelings, to honor our curiosity, to question our personal convictions, and to refuse to accept the path of common consensus without question, just because it promises us a better quality of life, and therefore an ease of passage through our ongoing life circumstances. ..
Where this story leads you, will depend upon the voices of the characters you hear, and how you feel about what you believe you understood of what you heard, within their words that you read.
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