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Hemingway Played Poker Here

November 27, 2011

Mint Bar in Sheridan, Wyoming
This is the Mint Bar in Sheridan, Wyoming. Hemingway had a hard time finishing “A Farewell to Arms” while he was in Wyoming. Local folklore says that Hemingway spent more than a few evenings in The Mint Bar playing poker until he finally headed up into the Bighorn Mountains and stopped procrastinating. Not that (more…)

Jentel Arts

November 24, 2011

One month at the Jentel Arts Colony in Wyoming was just not long enough for me, but I made the best of it. My schedule was the same everyday. I wrote from morning until dusk. At dusk I walked on dirt road that ran down the center of the valley. The herds of pronghorned (more…)