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Excerpt from "My Old Man" by Ernest Hemingway

“Gee, I could listen to my old man talk by the hour, especially when he’d had a couple or so of drinks.  He’d tell me about when he was a boy in Kentucky and going coon hunting, and the old days in the States before everything went on the bum there.  84 more words


Should I Ever Grow Up...

Quotes and Notes, #353 October 23

“My old man said when it’s time to be counted, the important thing is to be man enough to stand up.”—Robert A. 303 more words

Quotes And Notes

My old man, was born to rock,
And he’s still trying to beat the clock.

Tom Petty, “You Don’t Know How It Feels”

My old man

I first came across Ted Kessler’s My Old Man in July 2013 when my friend Jude Rogers was asked to write about her father. It seemed like something I’d be interested in doing. 601 more words

Reading And Writing

Ernie & Bill: Hemingway -- My Old Man.

Title: My Old Man

Author: Ernest Hemingway

Written: ?1923

Read: 20141129

Two distinctive ways of interpreting this story about an adult maturity being prematurely imposed on a young boy are possible, although one of those readings has been accepted as the traditional interpretation. 967 more words

Ernest Hemingway


I wrote this post after my dad’s birthday, but I change the date on my dad’s birthday date. Which is 12 October. And I think my picture above say everything. 804 more words

Daily Ranting

I changed my mind (Joni Mitchell)

Joni Mitchell. Where do I even begin talking about this woman? I will start with confessing that I never really liked her, and it took me a long time to convince myself to like her, and an even longer to then genuinely like her music. 479 more words

Thoughts On Music