There’s literally been rental cars and west-bound trains. Now I’m off on vacation in Paris and Spain. Yes, somethings are hard to explain.
Good music? Check! It was like his songs were written with a musical in mind all along. Good story? Check! I found myself teary-eyed at moments seeing Jimmy's lyrics come to life this way. Good humor and just enough irreverence? Check! Good cast? No, they were more than good! They are great! The singing, the dancing, the comedic delivery was all there!
For decades, Key West has been home to lost souls. Those seeking to get away from it all, whether it be for a weekend or a lifetime. Many icons have called Key West home. A place to find yourself while not being yourself at all. From former Presidents like Harry Truman, to my other hero Ernest Hemingway, and of course our dearest Jimmy Buffett!
Ironically, Jorge wasn't all that familiar with Jimmy Buffett when I sat down with him, but he's got a whole lot of Margaritaville in his heart. Divorced and looking for a place to escape, Jorge drove out to Paradise, saw a for sale sign on an old Mexican restaurant, bought it, and made it a party paradise of his own.