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Absolutely, without question, the best John Grisham novel is...

Before I reveal my choice to this statement, let me clarify something.  On another post entitled Ennui with a Side of Envy, I said that I envied a playwright but the truth of the matter is that I am not a person given to envy.   568 more words

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Quote for Today: J.R.R. Tolkien

In this box there is earth from my orchard, and such blessing as Galadriel has still to bestow is upon it. It will not keep you on your road, nor defend you against any peril; but if you keep it and see your home again at last, then perhaps it may reward you. 40 more words

Quote For Today

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world. 

J.R.R. Tolkien

May 22, 1914: On this day, J.R.R.

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Throwback Thursday: My Endless Tolkien Series, Part 9

– Originally posted at Part Time Monster as “. . . Thief! Baggins! We hates it . . . we hates it for ever!” The whole series is archived… 1,151 more words


The Night of Talking Fire

Note: read the introduction and prologue before reading this story.


The Drinking Game

People piled into the Thundering Hoof, shoving themselves as close as possible to the hearth at the center of the hall. 1,442 more words