Tag Archives: J.R.R. Tolkien

CHRISTMAS EVE: WAITING FOR THE DAWN

It’s Christmas Eve(!) Here at the end of our Advent journey we await the dawn of Christmas Light to shine brightly upon us (and within us.) Sunrise @ the Grand Canyon “In the tender compassion of our God the Dawn … Continue reading

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Books! Books! Books!

“I cannot live without books.”  Thomas Jefferson Virginia the blogger posted something yesterday & here she is again? But, it’s WORLD BOOK DAY. That’s right, today we celebrate reading, literacy, and BOOKS. As a self-confessed bookaholic (my sister invited me … Continue reading

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Mushrooms! Mushrooms!! Mushrooms!!!

Over the last week these two mushrooms sprouted up in our backyard. Many other little mushrooms appear here & there, but these two are gigantic at 8-inches high (& counting.) Each day they seem to grow a little bigger. Seeing … Continue reading

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Orcs, Elves, Hobbits… and DWARVES!!

“Never underestimate dwarves,” Gandalf tells Bilbo in the last Hobbit movie, “The Battle of the Five Armies.”  It’s NOT a good idea! The dwarves in this segment do get a little off-kilter before they kick some serious orc butt. As … Continue reading

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…lost &…FOUND(!)

ok, so you know what it’s like to lose something? or misplace something for a Very Long Time?   It happens.  But isn’t it just So Very Joyful when you find what you’ve lost & have been missing?  Yippee! Yiaaayye! Yahooaye! … Continue reading

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Tireditis & Tolkien … a Cure?

‘Tis the season (after The Season) for Tireditis and colds.  After merrily making Happy over Christmas we succumb to colds & general ‘blahs’ fought so valiantly during the holidays… add New Year Blues and the onslaught of winter dreariness, and … Continue reading

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