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Respect for our Worlds

Looking around the internet,  I see there are a plethora of examples of how the light-hearted, glossy, soundbyte

tendencies of our culture have intruded on stories that form the backbone of our cultural heritage. 515 more words

The Galadriel Ring - The Hobbit

Galadriel, the Queen of the Elves, wears a beautiful ring known as Nenya in the Fellowship of the Ring. Also referred to as the Ring of Water, Nenya is reproduced in stunning detail out of solid sterling silver and set with a fine European crystal beneath the laced silver atop the ring. 16 more words

Come Celebrate Yule with the Hobbits!

Though it was probably not celebrated by the Fellowship, this day in the narrative was the night of the first day of Yule and the morning of the second. 1,180 more words

Top Ten Tuesday - Characters Who Grind My Gears!!

I haven’t done one of these in a while, so this should be fun! As usual, TTT is brought to you by The Broke and the Bookish… 646 more words


Natural State

I recently watched The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (of which I own no rights/claims to). 

Something in particular stood out- beyond Legolas’s odd CG effects and the new Mecha-implant-armor orcs. 151 more words

Convinced (or perhaps bribed) the kiddo to read this book

I love The Hobbit, it’s one of my all time favorite books.  Try as I might, one could say that I’ve been quite unsuccessful in getting anyone one else in this household to read it.   50 more words