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Day 4: Of Halflings

When I was a little girl, my parents would read me bedtime stories. Of these, none were more sacred than the works of Tolkien. I don’t know how many times my Father read me… 489 more words

The Ten Things I'll Miss Most about Oregon

If, as your rich friends say, there are no gods, and the skies are dark above us, what should a man fight for, but the place where he had the Eden of childhood and the short heaven of first love?

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Blowing Rock, NC

Four years ago last month, I saw the town of Blowing Rock, North Carolina, for the first time.

North Carolina is my home state, and I’ve seen a lot of that state, including the Asheville area, where both my sister and I (and our dad) went to… 516 more words

Into the Woods

It has rained every day for the past week and a half, or more. There have been a few days of partial sun, but it never lasts for long. 394 more words

My Writing

#TBT | My Review of The Desolation of Smaug

When I was still looking for the perfect blog, I actually wrote a bunch posts about Middle-earth stuff. I imported them over The Geeky Burrow… 856 more words


Throwback Thursday: My Endless Tolkien Series, Part 13

– Originally posted at Part Time Monster as “Gollum Dies.”

This is the 13th in a long series about J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings… 1,210 more words


Summer Reading Challenge

I have a problem. I buy books. Too many books. I measure things I want in books – specifically – used books. As in – I’d love to buy the latest tablet but that’d be like eighty used books. 263 more words