Posts Tagged 'Ernest Hemingway'

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 09/25/17

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But man is not made for defeat.  A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”   —   Ernest Hemingway

(Not bad, for a Monday.  It’s been a while since we’ve had a Hemingway quote.  Sounds like something from “The Old Man and the Sea”.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/27/16

American Author Ernest Hemingway aboard his Ya...

American Author Ernest Hemingway aboard his Yacht around 1950 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”   —   Ernest Hemingway

(A little trial and – hopefully NOT – error!  We need to be able to take that leap of faith sometimes.  No one can afford to be gullible, and be taken in by con men, but there are times when you just have to trust that the other person is going to do the right thing.  It’s all part of the golden rule.  Be well and do good, friends.)    —   YUR

CRYPTOQUOTE SPOILER – 07/14/16

“THE WORLD BREAKS EVERYONE, AND AFTERWARD, MANY ARE STRONG AT THE BROKEN PLACES.”   —   ERNEST HEMINGWAY

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 03/24/15

English: Ernest Hemingway on safari, Kenya, 1954

English: Ernest Hemingway on safari, Kenya, 1954 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as Spring itself.”   —   Ernest Hemingway

(I guess Ernest really liked the season of rebirth!  I think you can find something positive about every season, if you keep an open mind, just as easily as you can find something negative.  A lot of people are saying they don’t want to hear any complaints of it being too hot this Summer, because we’ve just come through a long, and fairly harsh, Winter.  Well, they better stay away from me.  If it’s in the 80s and dry I’m a happy camper.  But, when it’s humid, and creeping into the 90s, you will definitely hear from me.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Jumble Spoiler – 07/23/11

Hemingway

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Visual Description:  “Papa” looking to renovate his Soflo abode.

APNWR  =  PRAWN,  SRMUT  =  STRUM,  EEPELD  =  PEELED,  UNOCYT  =  COUNTY   —   Giving us:  RNSTMEEEONY

Clue/Question:  Having this made it possible for Hemingway to upgrade his house.

Answer:  ERNEST MONEY

(How can you NOT like today’s Jumble?  Some good clue words, nicely scrambled.  Fairly decent – coulda been better – scrambling of the answer letters.  An answer that has both a lightly used adjective, and makes for a good pun.  And the whole Hemingway theme is timed nicely to coincide with the 112th anniversary of his birth.  Festivities are still going on in Key West.  The lookalike contest was just in the news this morning.  I was looking for my buddy, Frank, but it’s kind of hard to spot someone in a sea of very similar looking people.  Today’s was another good example of the guys trying to shake things up a bit.  Yer uncle approves.  Be well and do good, friends.)   —   YUR

Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/22/11

Statue of Hemingway by José Villa Soberón, El ...

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Always do sober what you said you’d do drunk, that will teach you to keep your mouth shut.”   —   Ernest Hemingway

(Yeah, but how many drunks do you know who can keep their mouths shut?  Alcohol has ways of loosening inhibitions and the tongue.  Probably best just not to drink!  Heresy, Lee?!?!  Well, maybe just not until drunk.  Although, that’s not always easy to do.  Now is it, folks?  Even those of us who drink in moderation can sometimes, unwittingly, reach/breach that tipping point.  Oh, the stories I could tell!  Yesterday was Ernest Hemingway’s birthday!  I knew it, but forgot/neglected to note it in yesterday’s postings.  My buddy, Frank Wagner is down in Key West, FL this week.  I told him he should enter a “Papa” lookalike contest.  He bears a pretty decent resemblance to the Old Man!  Today would have been Alexander Calder‘s 113th birthday!  Lots of great living birthdays today, as usual.  But, I’m going to limit my greetings to two.  Alex Trebek turns 71 today.  I’ve always been a huge Jeopardy fan!  And, actor-comedian-director Albert Brooks is 64 today.  Very funny man.  Happy birthday!  Peace.)   —   YUR

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Cryptoquote Spoiler – 07/04/09

What is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”   — Ernest Hemingway

(But, immediately following sex you always feel good, regardless of the morality of it.  It’s a little down the road where you might feel bad about it.) —   YUR


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