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Review: Hobbit Movie

Review: Hobbit Movie

I’ve long been a big fan of Tolkien’s Middle Earth. My Dad read the Hobbit to us when we were just kids. I later read The Lord of Rings Trilogy and have watched the latest movies. So it was a special treat when my Husband took me to an early showing of the Hobbit Thursday […]

Exciting Times

Exciting Times

I could tell from the high pitched squee in the living room that my wife was watching the trailer to the new Hobbit movie which comes out in a few weeks. Going to the midnight showing of The Lord of the Rings movies became a yearly ritual for us a decade ago. I’m a Tolkien […]

Out Of Ideas

I stared at the computer screen. The light from it was bright enough that it hurt my eyes for a bit, until my eyes adjusted.  I looked to the left and then to the right. I really have to write something I thought to myself.  Minutes passed. Then, after what seemed an hour or so, […]

Thought Police

I’ve engaged in numerous conversations about superpowers (shocking!). Which one is the best (telekinesis), the worst (changing color) and the most popular (flying – especially after the TSA flap). Telepathy would suck eggs. Pardon my pre-Hobbit, but I can’t think of a better description. Have you ever noticed the horrible things flying out of your […]

We get to write stories!

I was thinking the other day about a film I saw a few months back. It was “The Rookie” starring Dennis Quaid. If you haven’t seen it, it is the true story of a middle-aged man who gets a second chance to try out for major league baseball. He leaves his family and job behind […]