Monthly Archives: September 2014

Day 266: Hobbit Jigsaw Puzzle

Continuing in the spirit of Tolkien Week, today for my first I started on a new jigsaw puzzle. After a long day, getting into my comfy clothes and engaging in this quiet activity, with a fresh cup of tea nearby, … Continue reading

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Day 265: Hobbit Day

What a fun week for me! Yesterday launched the start of Tolkien Week. And today, September 22, is Hobbit Day. I am a huge Tolkien fan, appreciating all of his literary works including The Lord of the Rings and The … Continue reading

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Day 264: The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest Challenge 3 #HobbitFanContest

Yes! For my first today, I completed Challenge 3, the making of the video, and thus also completed the contest. I finished Challenge 4 a few days ago, and struggled with the making of the video. Today, however, the creating … Continue reading

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Day 263: Jonathan’s Minecraft Birthday

Today’s first was another September birthday celebration, this time for grandson Jonathan. He is the son of Elissa’s significant other, Josh. I already count sweet Jonathan as a grandchild and this was the first time I’ve attended a birthday party … Continue reading

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Day 262: The Hobbit Fan Fellowship Contest Challenge 4

So I’ve temporarily skipped over Challenge 3 in the contest, and quickly completed Challenge 4 this evening, for my first today. Challenge 4 was a snap. I simply had to share an exclusive picture, which is actually a part of … Continue reading

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Day 261: Zumba in the Street

Tonight was Third Thursday. I always enjoy milling around downtown, chatting with people, checking out booths and art, and listening to music. The Joplin Y took over the corner of 3rd & Main Streets this evening and cranked up the … Continue reading

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Day 260: Celebrate Adriel’s Birthday

This evening’s first was a celebration of Adriel, my youngest child, who had a milestone birthday today. She turned 30. It was a milestone for me as well, to have my baby turn 30 and to now have all three … Continue reading

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