Thursday, February 06, 2014

Here I Am


This is Ernest Hemingway's studio, where he wrote almost every one of his books over the nine years he lived here on Whitehead Street. 

I stood here in Key West today because JB and I are in Florida for a fantastic two weeks.


This is an untouched sunset at Mallory Square in Key West last night--an incredible twenty minutes or so of watching the sun fall and disappear. 

I appreciate the inquiries about where I've been. Thank you. I'm still here and I'll be back shortly with my happy version of colors and words. 

Tonight I am back in Fort Lauderdale ready to celebrate JB's birthday tomorrow and ready for another day of pool, gym, lunch, beach, beach, pool, and dinner. And maybe hopefully I think some writing and some drawing.

Love
kj

26 comments:

  1. oh my. This is as good as it gets! happy birthday to sweet JB ♥

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    1. Thanks lo xo it is super duper to see you here!

      Love
      kj

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  2. Gawd, can you believe that sunset? Simply gorgeous. Key West is fun, but Florida? jk

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    1. Rubye, I like some places in florida more than I expected, not all. The intercostals, the birds, the ocean, the food--but here in Fort Lauderdale I do not like the glitz

      Love
      kj

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  3. Looks like heaven right now. Enjoy.

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    1. Deb, great timing on our part :-) no foot of snow for us !

      Stay warm
      Love
      kj

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  4. I was just standing in those same places just 5 weeks ago. And now I am looking at 14 inches of snow. The world is a beautiful and amazing place!

    Enjoy the rest of your vacation. Safe travels.

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    1. 8, that is so cool that I followed you! I hope your snow has glistened :-) meanwhile, I have another grand week in the sun. I have to work a tiny bit, but mostly JB are very relaxed!

      Love
      kj

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  5. Happy Birthday JB!!
    !!!What a wonderful place to celebrate!
    ♥M

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    1. Marianne, we both love you
      xoxo

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  6. two whole weeks? wow!!! Happy birthday to dear Janet - have a wonderful day and rest of vacation

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    1. Mim, first time ever for two full weeks! Pretty amazing all around
      Love
      kj

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  7. Glad you're having a great time. Happy Birthday to JB. Hoping to hear more from you when you're back home.

    Blessings and Bear hugs to both of you.

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    1. Thanks rob. I'll be blogging more. I'm sure of that!

      I imagine your temps are freezing street lights :-)

      Love
      kj

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  8. Kj, Sounds so lovely. You now you are super lucky to be able to take trips like this.
    Have fun. xoxo

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    1. Annie, I know. JB and I have been very lucky : neither of us come from
      Wealthy families but we have worked in reliable professions and we plan and plot what we can do and when.

      Love
      kj

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    1. Thanks Annie . I passed this on to the birthday girl
      xoxo

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  10. Enjoy relaxing in that Florida sun, sea and sky....that will go a long way to thaw out from the NE's refrigerator. Love the shot of Hemingway's retreat - of course he would decorate with animal heads!

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    1. Amanda , Hemingway was a macho guy who knew how to write about the vulnerabilities of macho men, all in simple sentences. I loved seeing his house!

      We are headed home in a couple of days to an expected whopper of a nor'easter. Oh boy!

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      kj

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    1. Hey! Kristin! Hello!

      How are you ?! I'm following your faces. You are so talented xo

      Love
      kj

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  12. I am late but hope JB had a spectacular b-day... that sunset! and Hemingway... bodes well for a great start to celebrating.

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  13. How about the Sunshine Coast in July? Of course if winter is your thing, we have Christmas in July. Check out For more info visit: wheelchair and spread a little sunshine!

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