Archive for September, 2011

The Two Towers

Friday, September 16th, 2011

Earlier this evening, I finished reading the last few chapters of The Two Towers to my children — including my oldest, now back from his mission. As always, it was a bit of an effort to pull them away from their various evening pursuits to listen. But once I started, they were quickly drawn in.

Generally speaking, I tend to read only a chapter at a time. This time, though, we read three chapters with only a couple of relatively short breaks. Partly, that was because I feared that if I stopped, they’d never let me start again. It’s pretty intense.

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Status Check

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

So it’s the second of September. School has just started for the younger two children, and is about to start for my Beloved Spouse (who teaches). Oldest Child gets back from his mission in a week, and we’re back from our summer excursions Out West. And I’m ready to get back in the harness and start being more regular about posting on this blog again — and about my not-for-hire writing in general.

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