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Movie Review: The Hobbit – The Desolation Of Smaug

Can it really have been a year since I reviewed An Unexpected Journey? Apparently, yes. Wow. Moving on, here’s an official plot summary from Warner Brothers: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug continues the adventure of the title character Bilbo … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Blog Party

I didn’t mean to have two posts with such similar titles published back-to-back, but I can’t think of anything better to call this post. I was tickled to find a meme all about my favorite thing in the world – … Continue reading

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Top Ten Children’s Books

“A children’s story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children’s story in the slightest.” – C.S. Lewis Although I will be an adult in only a little over a year, I am a little kid at … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fantasy

“The best fantasy is written in the language of dreams. It is alive as dreams are alive, more real than real… for a moment at least… that long magic moment before we wake. Fantasy is silver and scarlet, indigo and … Continue reading

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Authors Were My Best Teachers

The idea for this post was stolen from the Notebook Sisters by yours truly. While I’ve certainly learned a great deal about writing from writing my own stories, I’ve learned many more things by reading the stories of others. I’ve … Continue reading

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First Reactions To “The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug” Film Trailer

Earlier this afternoon, I was not writing. I was procrastinating by listening to music on YouTube. “What should I post today?” I wondered… just as I noticed that The Desolation of Smaug trailer had been released today. AAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH! Sorry. I’ve looked … Continue reading

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The Physics Of Phiction

One of our final assignments for Physics this year was about creativity, rather than calculations. Yay! I had to find at least eight pictures illustrating physics concepts, then state what the concept was and how it was illustrated. Whenever possible, … Continue reading

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Here At The End Of All Things

“Pippin: I didn’t think it would end this way. Gandalf: End? No, the journey doesn’t end here.” – The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien I’ve been thinking about endings a lot, having just been monumentally disappointed by several. … Continue reading

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A B See Photo Challenge: E Is For Elementary School

I’ll try not to go off-topic and start talking about dwarves in this post like I did last time. Oh wait, I just did. Moving on. I took these photos the same day I did the ones for D, but … Continue reading

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A B See Photo Challenge: D Is For (Pointing The Camera) Downward

Bleh. I don’t feel like doing this post because it involves uploading the photos I just took, and uploading the photos involves wrangling with the computer for usually at least half an hour because the stupid thing doesn’t have enough … Continue reading

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