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
This is dedicated to my good friend, Lisa, who passed away suddenly this week. She loved my poems, and would always ask me how my writing was going. She will be missed, until we meet again in heaven. "A Light Has Gone" Your candle burned bright Bright through the darkness So inviting, so warm Welcoming … Continue reading A Light Has Gone
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
I wrote a fun short story for you today, for the #MakeTheVillainAHero challenge posted over on Tales From a Modern Bard! Enjoy. 🙂 "The Grump Wizard" by E.E. Rawls The old wizard stared down at the village tucked in the valley. For years he’d been helping the villagers—increasing their crops, curing illness, bringing sunny skies, … Continue reading The Grump Wizard
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!
For RonovanWrites Weekly Haiku Challenge—a fun activity that helps keep our creative writer’s brain active! This week's words: Amused & Irate. This grew into a Tanka style poem, 5/7/5/7 syllables. “Go Out On A Limb” Up she reached and reached Yet the peach dangled too high. Others were laughing Amused by her vain attempt To reach the … Continue reading “Go Out On A Limb” #tanka #poems
It's been a long two weeks for me and my family. If you read the short post two Saturdays ago, I mentioned that my grandfather's health had declined. We live quite a few states away from him, so we drove down to see him (two days drive), fearing he might pass away (driving turned out … Continue reading Update
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!
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!
Today's post has been moved to Monday, July 3, because...the Silmarillion Awards will begin that day, and I'm once more participating in it! The other reason is that my grandfather is ill and could pass away soon, and it's a difficult time for me and my family. I hope you have a good weekend, and … Continue reading News