“. . .Poor little old human beings—they’re jerked into this world without having any idea where they came from or what it is they are supposed to do, or how long they have to do it in.  Or where they are gonna wind up after that.  But bless their hearts, most of them wake up …

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What is it with Boys?

Well. . .today I found a little gem of a poem of sorts. . .free verse. . .what-have-you.  It's entitled: Recipe for Growing Boys by Irene Noble Take one boy, about seven pounds.  Give to a family who loves him very much.  Simmer together with laughter, patience, comfort and a deep sense of responsibility for …

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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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