Nostalgic Reading

When I was about 12 years old, I was inducted into the First Presbyterian Church.  As part of the process, a Church elder took me out to eat and to have a conversation with me about joining the Church.  I ate very little–I was a very skinny kid–and so the elder offered to take me […]

The Hobbit Part 3: The Battle of Five Armies (Spoilers)

I’ll be honest: while I was prepared to allow significant leeway from the absolute MASTERPIECE that is The Lord of the Rings when Hollywood set out to do a movie adaptation (I simply assume that they are too incompetent to do an accurate portrayal), I lost most of my interest in the franchise in the […]