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#04—“A Short Cut to Mushrooms”

This week, we follow the Hobbits on a shortcut that ends up making for a long delay.

Special guest Angela leads a discussion of Middle-Earth architecture. 66 more words


Anything But Books Tag

I was tagged by Dawlyn and Krista at Little Blind Book Finds. Should be a fun way to get to know me, since pretty much all you know at this point is that I like books. 461 more words


Who's Your Daddy?

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dad, dads-to-be, grandfathers, role models, and other guardian-types of the masculine persuasion!
And a very much more specific bucket o’ love to my own cher papa. 604 more words

Returning to Middle-earth: from one fantasy world to another

To me there’s only one fantasy world where I feel most at home. Middle-earth was, and will remain my primary destination for the tired mind and heart that long to seek solace and comfort from the real world. 354 more words


The Lord of the Rings - Appendix E: I. Pronunciation of Words and Names

If you’ve ever had the distinct pleasure to really listen to the late great Christopher Lee discuss his passion for Middle-Earth, odds are very good you heard him pronounce things extremely deliberately, and perhaps with a touch of high-handedness.  262 more words

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Star's Reading Journey Continues

A year or so ago I wrote a post on my old blog about Star’s reading journey and how she was learning to read through life and her own determination. 1,174 more words


My first post: "I'm going on an adventure!"

Earlier this year I did a painting of Bilbo Baggins (who coincidentally shares his name with one of our cats!) running out of ‘The Shire’ to begin his epic adventure with Gandalf, Thorin and the rest of the dwarves in ‘The Hobbit’. 65 more words

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