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Happy Tolkien Reading Day!

Happy Tolkien Reading Day! Since many people won't have time to read an entire Tolkien book today, I've decided to share a poem, so all of you are covered! This poem is from The Lord of the Rings and, in the book, was written by Bilbo about Aragorn. "All that is gold does not glitter, Not… Continue reading Happy Tolkien Reading Day!

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Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee

In celebration of Hobbit Day, which is actually a thing (read about it here), I would like to unearth a post that I published in September 2015. TWO YEARS AGO! It's hard to believe. This was from the last time I read The Lord of the Rings, which means I'll be due for another reading… Continue reading Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee

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Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee

Every time I read The Lord of the Rings, I find more literary treasures to enjoy, hidden within the prose, the setting, and the characters. When I reread the series this past January, I particularly noticed qualities in the loyal hobbit Samwise Gamgee which made me like him even more than I already had. If you've read… Continue reading Even MORE Reasons to Like Samwise Gamgee