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Frodo's Dark Journey

Frodo and Sam begin their journey to Mordor from the Emyn Muil with a guide without whom they could make little progress but a guide who wishes them ill. 664 more words

J.R.R Tolkien

Beware...they are watching

The trees along our walk are starting to come to life…and not just their leaves


When I barked & growled at them they acted like they didn’t even hear me…scary trees!

Beware…they are watching!


Biking and Drinking


Back in 2000, I was a poor and naïve junior in Cornell University, studying Civil and Environmental Engineering. (Does that sound a little like the beginning of a fairy tale? 896 more words


Review of 'How Dante Can Save Your Life' by Rod Dreher

 Rod Dreher, How Dante Can Save Your Life: The Life-Changing Wisdom of History’s Greatest Poem (New York: Regan Arts, 2015). Hardcover | Kindle

When his sister Ruthie died, Rod Dreher found himself drawn back to his hometown of Starhill, Lousiana. 532 more words

Book Reviews

Counting sheep...

SHE is the coolest…have I said that before? SHE brought home the cutest little sheep from a Garage Sale and it’s all mine, mine, mine. And last night SHE said we were going for a walk…a long walk so that I would not have to count sheep to go to sleep…huh? 60 more words

Dearest Calliope,

I am no longer held
together by any
but my own
bright laughter.

Bring your pen, your
sacred tablets,
your love of war,
the words… 52 more words

It was worth it....

Some of you may remember a couple of weeks ago I introduced you to my French friends Alice and Pierre Bo-Bo…

I guess what I forgot to tell you was that Alice is HER Bo-Bo…SHE keeps Alice on the bed in the guest bedroom (lucky Alice). 86 more words