Happy Hobbit Day!

I think we all have that one book that spoke louder to us than any other book we've read. A book that inspired us, sparked a fire within us and transported us to new worlds far beyond our imagination. For millions of people, myself included, across several generations and continents, that book was and is… Continue reading Happy Hobbit Day!

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Tolkien Week: A Personal Journey

Today marks a very important date for Tolkien fans.  On September 24, 2014, Tolkien wrote his first poem which would launch his Middle-earth saga.  He wrote it in the trenches of World War I and because of that it had an immense personal attachment for him.  As I mentioned in an earlier post from this… Continue reading Tolkien Week: A Personal Journey

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”