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Winterfell: The Story Behind the Name

In George R.R. Martin’s fantasy series A Song of Ice and Fire, the Stark family—descended from the ancient Kings of Winter—rules from its northern fastness of Winterfell. That name, WINTERFELL, conjures up images of both WINTER and SNOWFALL, appropriate for … Read More

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Tolkien and the Anglo-Saxons

Where has the horse gone? Where is the rider? Where is the giver of gold? Where are the seats of the feast? Where are the joys of the hall? O the bright cup! O the brave warrior! from The Wanderer, … Read More

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A Review: The Hobbit

I finally made it to the theater to see THE HOBBIT, PART 2. I did not see it in 3D, and I don’t think my enjoyment of the movie was any the less for that. And yes, I did enjoy … Read More

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