Review: Michael Palin’s Hemingway Adventure (1999)

For a long time I’ve wanted to start adding information to the site related to Lost Generation documentaries, bio pics, and movies based on their works. I’m happy to say that day is finally here and we’ll start out with a slightly different take on a documentary courtesy of Monty Python alum, author, and constantContinue reading “Review: Michael Palin’s Hemingway Adventure (1999)”

Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois

In a recent visit over to Oak Park, about 40 minutes from where we live on the far North Side of Chicago, we strolled over to Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace, a beautiful Victorian house that is now a museum. Lovingly restored in the 1990s, they normally do frequent tours, but due to the pandemic, do themContinue reading “Ernest Hemingway’s birthplace in Oak Park, Illinois”

Ernest Hemingway and the Oak Park Public Library

Way back in the pre-pandemic days, I headed over to check out the beautiful main library in Oak Park, Illinois, and today thought I’d look at some of the great Ernest Hemingway related materials there. Hemingway grew up in Oak Park and lived there through the end of high school. While a quote calling OakContinue reading “Ernest Hemingway and the Oak Park Public Library”