Tag Archives: Tolkien

Fantastic Fun Friday

I knew going into Friday I would have a very long day ahead of me. I had errands I needed to run first thing in the morning, so I planned to be late to work.  I stayed up past my … Continue reading

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Beginning My Deep Dive Into Tolkien

A dear friend of mine sent me off on a wonderful Tolkien tangent last week when she replied to my Podcast Pickup post and directed me to the Prancing Pony Podcast.  I quickly scanned the last half dozen posted episodes … Continue reading

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Grande Finale to a Grand Weekend

I’m amazed at how much I accomplished this past weekend, especially considering my husband had major surgery less than three weeks ago. Friday Evening Friday night was our first venture out on a ‘date’ since the surgery.  I signed up … Continue reading

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C. S. Lewis Reviews The Hobbit, 1937

A world for children: J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit: or There and Back Again (London: Allen and Unwin, 1937) The publishers claim that The Hobbit, though very unlike Alice, resembles it in being the work of a professor at … Continue reading

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To the Amazing Christopher Lee of the Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare

A nearly unbelievable list of accomplishments of the recently deceased Christopher, many of which were achieved before the age of 25! One tidbit I did not know and which made me all warm and huzzy inside – Chris was a … Continue reading

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Picturing The Hobbit | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2012/12/picturing-the-hobbit Happy birthday to Bilbo and Frodo! I’ll link in a few of my favorite art pieces from the above article later this evening.

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io9 March Madness Final Four: Harry Potter vs. Lord of the Rings!

http://io9.com/io9-march-madness-final-four-harry-potter-vs-lord-of-1551342961 Easy voting today but the next and final round will be a tough devision. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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