“That is what we are supposed to do when we are at our best — make it all up — but make it up so truly that later it will happen that way.” Hemingway

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  1. April 29, 2014
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    A fine post all round. Fine blend of pics and quote.

    • April 30, 2014
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      Thank you, sir. I’m getting a kick out of your site, and wry British wit.

      • April 30, 2014

        Sadly not today – nothing in my head at all. Did post on the sister blog leagueofmentalmen.wordpress.com in the early morn before my brain died if that’s any help! ‘Tis very, very British that one – not for the easily offended!

  2. April 29, 2014
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    Lovely quote! Did you read, The Paris Wife- Paula McLain? Hemmingway’s first wife, Hadley Richardson “narrates” this novel about their marriage.

    • April 30, 2014
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      I have to read that, one of my favorite books by Hemingway was his memoir of living in Paris in the 1920s, “A Moveable Feast,” in which he talks a lot about other writers, and speaks very little (if at all!) about his wife.

      • April 30, 2014

        That sort of sums up their “Paris” life together! Still it is a beautiful story and the characters are fabulous.
        Best.

  3. July 15, 2015
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    Wonderful, evocative quote! And the pictures… You’ve got amazing taste!

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