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The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies Poster

The final installment of Peter Jackson’s Hobbit trilogy is The Hobbit: The Battle Of Five Armies, setting the stage for The Lord of the Rings saga. This movies opens December 17, 2014.

Is He a Lizard?

Twenty-five pages in and The Hobbit and three year old Tabitha are getting along swimmingly. Our new evening routine is now to stay up very late playing outside, followed by a quick bathtime with a great deal of screaming. 496 more words


Sources of Wisdom in Fairy Tales

Fairy tales have traditionally featured beings (fairy or otherwise) who were characterized by their wisdom and knowledge: old men with long white beards, old women, talking plants and animals, or the fairies themselves. 632 more words


The 13th Birthday is the Best

I have never been much of a movie person, but movies based off of books are even worse. They may be good movies, but they are ruined for everyone who knows that the book is much better. 647 more words


I used to love to read. Then I went to grad school. To top that off, I got a job cataloging books in an academic library. 551 more words

On Walkabout

On Week 10

I haven’t had much time to update, but not only am I still on track, I’m in my 10th week of the journey. It doesn’t seem possible and yet I’m loving this daily routine. 216 more words


Hell is self

I watched The Fellowship of the Ring extended edition with my girlfriend and her family, and I was touched as for the first time by this scene: 394 more words