Hello Mr. Hemingway

While we were in Key West we made the obligatory visit to pay our respects and say hello to Mr. Hemingway…

Ernest Hemingway Home

Ernest Hemingway Home

so beautiful…

Ernest Hemingway Home

aren’t the verandas magnificent…

Ernest Hemingway Home

I would live out here if this were my home…

Ernest Hemingway Home

African tulip tree in bloom…

Ernest Hemingway Home

view of the lighthouse across the street – they say the lighthouse guided Mr. Hemingway home from his raucous evenings out…

Ernest Hemingway Home

the famous six toed cats are everywhere…

Ernest Hemingway Home

Ernest Hemingway Home

and I do mean everywhere…

Ernest Hemingway Home

pretty fountain…

Ernest Hemingway Home

lush gardens…

Ernest Hemingway Home

Pauline’s pool was the spot for many a Key West party…

Ernest Hemingway Home

she camouflaged the urinal that EH brought home as a drinking trough for his cats with tiles from her collection…

Ernest Hemingway Home

the penny she pressed into the concrete to mark having taken EH for his last red cent when he left…

Ernest Hemingway Home

his studio remains as he left it…

Ernest Hemingway Home

I loved the nearby Little Free Library…

Ernest Hemingway Home

Ernest Hemingway Home

today I met…

Westie

Westie

Jackson…

Westie

appropriate, no?

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  1. Hi Marsha… I was at EH’s home about 30 years ago. All I can remember is all of the cats swarming the house. Thanks for refreshing my memory. And once again, I am pea green with envy. Have fun.