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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

Dragon Advice - One-liner Wednesday #1lineWed

“It does not do to leave a dragon out of your calculations if you live near him.” – J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

This is part of One-liner Wednesday… 8 more words


The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien - Review

Title: The Hobbit

Author: J.R.R. Tolkien

Published: September 21, 1937 by George Allen & Unwin

Genre: Children’s literature, Fantasy

Preface: Douglas A. Anderson

Rating: 719 more words