LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

Song of Eärendil

“When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk and excitement in Hobbiton.” – Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring September 22nd is the date Bilbo and Frodo would celebrate their birthdays together. Since “Mr. Baggins was… Continue reading Song of Eärendil

Education · Historical · NovElla · Quotes

Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla

Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla! Nikola Tesla (July 10, 1856 to January 7, 1943) was ahead of his time, approximately 80 years ahead, when he became absorbed in promoting the wireless transmission of energy. His plan, in 1900, of a global, wireless communication system, with free energy throughout the world, was decades before the internet we… Continue reading Happy Birthday Nikola Tesla

Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla · Quotes

Tinúviel

A lot of events have been canceled lately, and everyone seems to be holing up… with a good book! That makes this a perfect time to tackle the 12-volume “The History of Middle-Earth” series. We can still celebrate Tolkien Reading Day, without even leaving the comfort of our own homes. I bring you a quote… Continue reading Tinúviel

Austen · NovElla · Quotes

Jane Austen’s Birthday 2019

Happy Birthday Jane Austen! December 16, 1775 – July 18, 1817 “At Christmas every body invites their friends about them, and people think little of even the worst weather. I was snowed up at a friend’s house once for a week. Nothing could be pleasanter.” – Jane Austen, Emma [said by Mr. Elton]