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Key West Taught Me How to Be a Bartender, a Lover, and a Scoundrel, Part 1

The winter I learned to tend bar in the Keys from Daisy, I fell in love with three enchanting redheads.

A beautiful redhead woman standing on the beach at sunset
Photo by Matteo Modica on Unsplash

I learned to bartend from a handsome, pepper-bearded, and self-described “old queen” named Daisy in Key West, Florida when I was 19. It was at a restaurant called…

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Gentry Bronson

Gentry Bronson

Media & Creative Producer. Writer. Editor. Composer. Songwriter. Pianist. Traveler. Singer. Surfer. Waterman. @gentrybronson https://gentrybronson.com