Tolkien Week: In Praise of Bilbo and the Shire

Happy Hobbit Day!!  Today, in celebration of International Hobbit Day, I am posting an article I wrote previously through The One Ring.net forums on Bilbo and the Shire.  There is much that can be said about any of the hobbits and much more can be said on their familial relationships (which is another article on… Continue reading Tolkien Week: In Praise of Bilbo and the Shire

Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”

It has been a while since my last blog post but let's face it, for Tolkien Week and Hobbit Day (arguably both today and tomorrow) one takes time out of their busy schedule to recognize the very thing that inspired the writing and reading in which I participate.  For those unfamiliar with Hobbit Day or… Continue reading Tolkien Week: “In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit”