We went to see The Hobbit last night. Some of you know that I call my husband ‘my hobbit,’ so this movie and anything dedicated to the hobbits in JRR Tolkien’s world of Middle Earth will always be extra special to me and mine. There may be spoilers ahead. You are warned. If there is […]Read More What The Hobbit Teaches Us About American Values
I made a promise, Mr Frodo. A promise. “Don’t you leave him Samwise Gamgee.” And I don’t mean to. I don’t mean to. Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings (movie) Since the Hobbit is coming out this week, I thought I’d dedicate my American Values series to Tolkien’s world and the values that […]Read More What Lord of The Rings Teaches Us About Integrity
Why does a hero need a sidekick? I think we can sum this up PERFECTLY by going to the first story to introduce a sidekick: The Creation Genesis Chapter 2 20 …. but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick – Why Does A Hero Need One?
Yesterday I found out an article I had written more than ten years ago (when I was still wet behind the ears trying to be a writer) had been used as source material for the Wikipedia entry on Sidekicks. I got a good giggle out of being right next to a well known LA Times […]Read More Evolution of a Sidekick
With my Kindle addiction growing–the text to speech has turned me into a virtual bookworm–I thought it might be a good idea to blog my top ten book list. This list is based on the amount of times I have read the books – therefore, the top book is the book I’ve read the most […]Read More Top Ten Book List