Monthly Archives: January 2015

Goblins

 January 6, 2014 Goblins Goblins have gained entry into my week—first, through the Dean Koontz 1987 novel Twilight Eyes and then through Kate Locke’s series The Immortal Empire. What are Goblins exactly? They are little creatures related to Brownies and … Continue reading

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J.R.R Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien J.R.R. Tolkien once said, “One of my strongest opinions that investigation of an author’s biography is an entirely vain and false approach to his works” And it is true that by looking strictly at the events of his … Continue reading

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The Two Towers

The Two Towers Sometimes a moment will be crystallized in time. Occasionally when I read a book, the memory of where and when I first read it will stick with me. Such is the case for The Two Towers. I … Continue reading

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The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of The Ring I re- read The Fellowship of the Ring. I felt almost as if I had slipped back to Middle Earth, where magic was still alive and common place. Middle Earth, I realized, was Tolkien’s way … Continue reading

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The Road

June 25, 2014 The Road “Light comes slowly, too slowly, as I stumble into your sights. I am yours, you’re mine. Have you lost your picture of the road through the trees? Misplaced the list of rivers and place names … Continue reading

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Gone

May 14, 2014 Gone Gone Baby Gone is the title of a novel by Dennis Lehane and a movie based on the book, which is directed by Ben Affleck. The book came out in 1998—the movie not until 2007. I … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a Course: Getting LOST

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Anatomy of a Course: Getting LOST By John Camp, English Department Head In September of 2004, commercials ran for a new fall show on ABC called LOST. As a self-ascribed t.v. critic (and an acerbically judgmental…

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