Saturday, October 17, 2009

My Friend Jon, The Ex Con

I'm a pretty social person when I want to be. I go places. I'm friendly. I make friends. *halo*

Well recently I might have been a little too friendly. Walking home from dinner with the bf, we saw some dude on the corner holding this sign...

I was impressed, thought it was catchy, hoped he made a buck or two. And of course I asked for a picture to put on my Facebook page, because what is the point of seeing something like that if you can't put it on Internet blast? Right? Right.

Anyway, a couple weeks later I was walking downtown and I see a guy holding up another impressive sign...

(Sign reads: "Will work for female relations, cash, car, tools, clothes, a job, apartment and anything else you wish to help my sorry non-having butt with.")

I stop and I said to the guy, “Hey, I saw a guy a couple weeks ago with another interesting sign (whipping out my cell phone to show him the picture) and I think you've got yourself some competition.”

“Hey that's me,” he said, pointing to the picture of him holding the 'ex con' sign. Ohhhhhh. Good thing I'm so perceptive.

“Well I put it on my Facebook page,” I told him, not sure of his reaction.

“Really? Cool,” he said.

Turns out his name is Jon. I'm not sure why exactly why he sits on the corner with crazy signs. The "ex con" thing might be a subtle explanation, but I'll have to get the full scoop one of these days.

I saw him again for a third time with his fiancée on Wednesday.

“Hey babe, this is the girl who puts my pictures on Facebook,” he tells her proudly, as I snap their picture...

I'm mad at the stoge in her hand and after all his 'female relation' signs this girl suddenly pops up. However, I also love happy endings ;0 Good luck to my new friend Jon, the ex con and his girl.

8 comments:

lovelila said...

Those are some pretty impressive signs, haha!

miss. chief said...

Once I paid a guy to take a picture of his "Kick a Punk for $1 - NO COWBOY BOOTS" sign.

lalaliybean said...

lmfao i love this fairy tale story!

UBERMOUTH said...

Their kids' signs will be even better.

Court said...

This is fucking hilarious and kind of sweet? I guess? You made a new friend and he's getting married. He's all famous on the internet...well you know on your Facebook, same thing. LOL That's awesome.

Reggie said...

Hopefully they take care of that "happy ending" out of the view of others; or maybe that'll end up being another memorable picture you can put on your Facebook.

I remember this brother who went to school with me who would sit outside the student union with his signs. "What is man?!?" "What is love?!?" or my personal favorite "In need of a woman to keep me warm tonight".

He was deep too. His story didn't end happily ever after though. He ended up shooting his pregnant girlfriend and getting a stretch.

ANGELINA said...

Wow! This is so funny! If he could find love, there's hope for me lol!

Be one with the Fro said...

that.is.awesome.