Tag Archives: The Hobbit

Sunday’s Wisdom #261: Last Moments

“If these be our last moments, men, let us live them with honor.” – Thorin Oakenshield, The Hobbit (animated, 1977) I suppose my mind has been dwelling on this since Veteran’s Day, how each moment we have is a gift, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #215: Adventure Ahead

“The greatest adventure is what lies ahead. Today and tomorrow have yet to be said. The chances, the changes, are all yours to make. The mold of your life is in your hands to break.” – From “The Greatest Adventure,” … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #16: What Keeps the Darkness at Bay

“Why the halfling?” “I do not know. Saruman believes that is only great power that can hold evil in check, but that is not what I’ve found. I’ve found it is the small things, the everyday deeds of ordinary folk, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

Spoiler Alert! I really wanted to see The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies within its first week in theaters. I had to wait a bit, but patience is a virtue, as they say, and I was absolutely eager when … Continue reading

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Masters of Storytelling: J.R.R. Tolkien

Oh, yes. I am. I am posting an entry about the grandfather of fantasy himself: J.R.R. Tolkien! Flying too close to the sun, you say? Eh, I prefer to think of it as digging deep, reaching the roots of a … Continue reading

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Favorite Fantasy Franchise: Lord of the Awesome!

The Lord of the Rings trilogy! Complete with its prequel, the soon-to-be-complete trilogy of The Hobbit! Hands down! No contest! Heh, it probably says something: I had to think for awhile before picking my sci-fi Top Pick, but only a … Continue reading

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Karliene Reynolds, a Bard and a Muse

Sometimes, once every so often, you’re just killing some time, poking around YouTube, looking for whatever, and suddenly it’s like you tripped over a pile of gold. That’s more or less what it feels like, looking back at how I … Continue reading

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