Posts Tagged ‘Gandalf’

            My father was a successful businessman and a decorated World War II pilot who retired as a lieutenant colonel.  The natural assumption is that he would have been well-organized and a meticulous planner.  He wasn’t.  In fact, planning seemed to be anathema to him, especially when it came to family outings.  For me the prime example of Poppa’s freewheeling chaos will always be our infamous Brown County camping trip. Read the rest of this entry »

           Last weekend I saw Peter Jackson’s version of The Hobbit.  I was entertained but disappointed. Read the rest of this entry »