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Scale and Perfectionism

I haven’t posted for a few weeks simply because I haven’t made as much progress with current projects as I’d hoped. The Varanguard has reached a fully assembled state… and stalled. 683 more words


Throwback Thursday: Where There's a Whip, There's a Way!

The 1980 Rankin/Bass animated version of The Return of the King isn’t without its flaws, but it is lovable in spite of them. And it also has this earwormy song! 63 more words


between frozen and soggy

Well, we made it through the cold snap with all of our fingers and toes. Apparently, electronic devices don’t like being kept at temperatures below zero. 336 more words

Trump and the Lord of the Rings

I finally understand Donald Trump.  We decided to watch the first part of The Lord of the Rings again last week, and at the very end—do you remember?—when Frodo has brought the One Ring safely to the elf-home in Rivendell and everyone has gathered to decide what to do about it, there’s that scene where the ring is sitting on a pedestal and they all begin to argue about what to do next:  Use it to fight Mordor!  465 more words


For Éowyn, a Trammel?

A hutch to trammel some wild thing in: this was Gandalf’s description of the life that had been assigned to Éowyn. In her heroic vanquishing of the Witch-King she seems to have broken out of the hutch, at least for a while. 3,125 more words

My Bookish History Tag

My Bookish History Tag

Do you have any childhood favorites (I’m thinking along the lines of those chapter books in elementary school)?

Romeo and Juliet was a firm favourite of mine in school. 527 more words