My Favorite Movies #53 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Directed by Peter Jackson Quick synopsis...¬†From the idyllic shire of the Hobbits to the smoking chasms of Mordor, director Peter Jackson brings the world of J.R.R. Tolkien's novels to life as Frodo Baggins embarks on his epic quest to destroy the ring of Sauron. … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #53 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

My Favorite Movies #59 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King 2003 Directed by Peter Jackson Netflix says... In this final chapter, Aragorn is revealed as the heir to the ancient kings as he, Gandalf and the other members of the broken fellowship struggle to save Gondor from Sauron's forces. Meanwhile, Frodo and Sam bring the ring … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #59 – The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Stand Up

Remember a few weeks ago when I came to the blogging community for advice? I was about to take the stage as part of the entertainment for a thing with a group from my church. And I had no idea what I would actually be doing. I settled on a stand-up comedy routine. And Kristen … Continue reading Stand Up

Plates

I like looking at license plates. Not so much the standard issue plates, but the vanity plates are awesome. I really like trying to figure out what they mean. Some, I find, are really easy. They basically spell out a person's name or inform you that the driver has eight grandchildren. Some aren't so easy. … Continue reading Plates

AFI #50 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring 2001 Directed by Peter Jackson Netflix says... From the idyllic shire of the Hobbits to the smoking chasms of Mordor, director Peter Jackson has created a world that surpasses the expectations of J.R.R. Tolkien purists as Frodo Baggins (Elijah Wood) embarks on his epic quest … Continue reading AFI #50 – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Listening to Tolkien

Disclaimer: I'm possibly going to anger a significant portion of geek culture. And that's because (spoiler alert) I'm going to complain about The Lord of the Rings. Now, before you grab your torches and pitchforks and track down my IP address, just know that I'm not setting out to offend anyone with my opinion here. … Continue reading Listening to Tolkien

It’s Only a Game

I mentioned a couple days ago just how awesome last week was. In all that time, I only left the house a handful of times. And it wasn't necessarily because I was completely snowed in. Some days, it was fairly easy to get my car out of the snow pile in which it was parked. … Continue reading It’s Only a Game