Tolkien the Wise

Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends. —J. R. R. Tolkien, The Lord Of the Rings, Book Four, Chapter... Continue Reading →

Geekend Update: Best Day Ever

I was supposed to sand and refinish my stairs on Friday, but I never got to it. I found listening to jazz and sipping on a glass of Pinot Noir to be much more appealing. Saturday morning we wrapped up making our handmade Christmas ornaments, and then I headed to D.C. to drop Daryn off... Continue Reading →


“I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but they will never forget how ‘You’ made them Feel”   - Maya Angelou I am thankful for the people in my life who make me feel special, empowered, encouraged, inspired, confident, invincible, happy, fulfilled, complete, and so much more.

May it Be

May it be an evening star Shines down upon you May it be when darkness falls Your heart will be true You walk a lonely road Oh! How far you are from home Mornië utúlië (Quenya: Darkness has come) [1] Believe and you will find your way Mornië alantië (Quenya: Darkness has fallen) A promise... Continue Reading →

All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by frost. —J.R.R. Tolkien

What will I see?

To see a world in a grain of sand And heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand And eternity in an hour. — William Blake

The Rain Song

I woke up this morning with Led Zeppelin on my mind. The Rain Song (Page/Plant) This is the springtime of my loving - the second season I am to know You are the sunlight in my growing - so little warmth I've felt before. It isn't hard to feel me glowing - I watched the... Continue Reading →

Blog at

Up ↑