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MiddleMoot Announced for October 2018

Signum University, the Mythgard Institute, and the Tolkien Society of Kansas City are proud to announce the inaugural MiddleMoot 2018, a one-day symposium addressing the role of Nature, Man, and Industrialization in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien on Saturday, October … Continue reading

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Watch a staggeringly beautiful time-lapse video of Yosemite National Park

http://io9.com/5878091/this-time-lapse-video-of-yosemite-is-staggeringly-beautiful I’ve been to Yosemite twice. I loved it. It would be the only reason I would ever move to California. Yosemite HD from Project Yosemite on Vimeo. This stunning time lapse combines several of my favorite photography subjects into … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Walk in the Woods by Bryson (3 Stars)

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson 3 out of 5 stars Read in August 2013 for the Stranger than Fiction book club sponsored by the Kansas City Public Library Brief Summary:  Stretching from Georgia to Maine, the Appalachian … Continue reading

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Recovering from Our Mad Dash North Yesterday

We cut short or trip to Texas, visiting our kids in Plano and Denton, due to forecast inclement winter weather for today (Sunday).  We crossed into the Flint Hills at 5:15 pm on I-35 northbound yesterday and reached the Matfield … Continue reading

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