Facing Your Death Star Problems #RogueOne

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Movies are full of themes and lessons we can apply to every day life, and that includes Rogue One, a Star Wars story. We try and fail and try again to achieve something, just like the rebels do, and Death Stars rise up in our path that we must first learn to overcome. (below quotes … Continue reading Facing Your Death Star Problems #RogueOne

Life, Books, Movies and Food #monthlyupdate

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It's about time I did a monthly update, and today I have a lot to share with you about books, food, movies, and writing! Aside from an unexpected trip to SC, which took up most of July, and viewing the Hampton beach sand sculptures, I've been: What I'm Reading Memories Of Ash, the sequel to … Continue reading Life, Books, Movies and Food #monthlyupdate

Most Mischievous Imp Silmaril Winner!

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At last it is time to announce this year's winner! Your host today is none other than the mischievous imp of Lord of the Rings, Peregrin Took (aka Pippin) himself! Come on stage, Pippin! *the stage lights turn on, and a small figure shuffles across to the center of the stage. The lights reveal a … Continue reading Most Mischievous Imp Silmaril Winner!

Mischevious Silmaril Top Five Results, Now It’s Up To YOU To Choose Who Is Worthy!

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The results for the first round of nominations are in! Here are the top five now up for the Most Mischievous Imp Silmaril: Peter Pan (11). The boy we will always know from Neverland, who never wanted to grow up. His mischief has caused Wendy and many others grief. ~ Walter from Dragons In Our … Continue reading Mischevious Silmaril Top Five Results, Now It’s Up To YOU To Choose Who Is Worthy!

The Silmarillion Awards 2017 Has Now Begun!

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If you've been following this blog for more than a year, then you'll remember this fun, annual event. For those that are new to it, these are awards presented to fantasy characters nominated and voted by YOU. These awards will be presented by characters from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, who embody the ultimate … Continue reading The Silmarillion Awards 2017 Has Now Begun!

Fun at the Beach, and the Sand Sculpture Event 2017!

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The annual Sand Sculpture Event happened at Hampton Beach last weekend, and I had a blast seeing all the creativity and walking along the beach. These works of art each year range from the very strange to the philosophical to the endearing and pure fun! Here are this year's sand creations: Click on any image to … Continue reading Fun at the Beach, and the Sand Sculpture Event 2017!

Inspirational Quotes

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“What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows.” —Alexandra Stoddard Every choice, every decision made, no matter how great or small, can affect our lives and those around us. We can change things for the better, and improve our lives based on those decisions. ~~~~~ “Love is always … Continue reading Inspirational Quotes

The Mystery Blogger Award

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Sara Letourneau graciously nominated me for this award. Thank you! Don't you just love the word "Mystery" in a title? It's as if you've found the key to some mysterious door, and on the other side lies secret treasures... Before I go off on a tangent, though, here are the details about the Mystery Blogger Award, … Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

When Doubts Assail, Be A Bilbo!

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Bilbo the Hobbit was a practical and steady character, who never let a situation get the better of his emotions. When we face and battle doubts, perhaps we should do what practical Bilbo would. Doubts might assail us left and right, whether it be concerning a project we're working on, or a goal we hope to succeed in, but it's what we … Continue reading When Doubts Assail, Be A Bilbo!

Starlight Blogger Award & The Sound of My Thinking Tag!

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Fellow blogger and writer Victoria Howell nominated me for this award and an interesting blog tag waaay back. Shame on me for taking so long! *apologizes* So, here we go! The Sound of My Thinking Rules: 1.) Grab the graphic above 2.) Stick it in a post about your thoughts: thought process, deep thoughts, trains of … Continue reading Starlight Blogger Award & The Sound of My Thinking Tag!