When the Winds Blow Across the Map of Middle Earth…

My feet have grown furry and large… Okay, so maybe that is a dramatic overstatement (some may say outright lie), however, the sentiment is there.  The rolling green hills of the Shire.  A foamy draft in front of me at the table.  A disdain for adventure.  No…wait, not that last part.  In spirit I am … Continue reading When the Winds Blow Across the Map of Middle Earth…

It Is Better To Walk Than Curse the Road

"It's okay if you want to quit, as long as you don't." - Melissa Arnot I had a short conversation today with a Facebook friend, talking about inspiration and determination.  He’s a long distance hiker, training for a big trip.  He gave me a quote that I really liked and it got me thinking about … Continue reading It Is Better To Walk Than Curse the Road