Tag Archives: J.R.R. Tolkien

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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