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What I Learned From J.R.R. Tolkien

Do you obsess over, or with something in your life? Do you have something in your life you wish to be free from one day, but then you love it another day? 387 more words

Living Thoughts

"Borrowed Words"

In Japanese landscape gardening the word shakkei means “borrowed view.” The designer “borrows,” or incorporates, any view beyond property borders, thereby visually enlarging his own property and landscape. 269 more words


Returning to "The Chronicles of Narnia"

Many years have passed since I last read C.S. Lewis’s series of seven short novels for children, and I am certainly returning to them with fresh eyes and a much wider perspective than my childhood consciousness brought to the stories. 1,273 more words


A Light that Darkness Cannot Kill: Sam's Song to Frodo

It’s been a dark and weary road

And still he strains beneath his load;

He cares not that his task is vain

And perseveres in spite of pain. 1,048 more words


Movies with the Best Sound Design

A little while back, I listed the movies with, in my opinion, the best movie soundtracks. This list will be a bit shorter, mostly because I’m listing movies with sound design that really made them stand out. 1,037 more words

Star Wars

Disney Song Book Tag

It’s Tag Thursday!! Enjoy!

1) A Whole New World – a book that made you see the world differently.

The Rain; but in a bad way. 525 more words


Throwback Thursday: My Endless Tolkien Series, part 4

Originally published at Part Time Monster on Feb. 13, 2014 as “Scions of Numenor.”

“. . . and Isildur said no word, but went out by night and did a deed for which he was afterward renowned.”

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