The Boy’s Wisdom

Thad used to talk like this--I put these in a draft on July 18, 2008. "The downer you are, the more higher you jump." "I did it like this, then I wemembuhed, 'Oh yeah, glue doesn't move--only squooze (screws)." "I'm having a bit of a pwedicament." (In regards to not getting his seatbelt buckled.) "That …

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More about the written word

Today Stephanie posted a little something about this awesome thing that she found. It is there to motivate people to write letters, and I said, "Sign me up." I am already a letter writer--or a card writer if I'm short on time. When I was in high school, I found this essay by Garrison Keillor …

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The Wisdom of Wizards, Hobbits, Elves, and a (hot) Ranger from the North

Whether you care for the genre of fantasy or not, the Lord of the Rings movies are just incredible. . .as are many of the lines. I've read the books as well--some of the words are straight from Tolkien--others from Fran Walsh and Philippa Boyens in the spirit of Tolkien. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Sam: This is it. …

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