Tolkien Reading Day

Today, March 25th is Tolkien reading day. It’s hosted by the Tolkien Society and they describe it as “Tolkien Reading Day is held on the 25th of March each year. The date of the 25th of March was chosen as the date on which the Ring was destroyed, completing Frodo’s quest and vanquishing Sauron.”

Seem like a good day for me to celebrate being named after the elven princess Arwen and all.

Last year I wrote this guest post for Pages Unbound, A Tour of My Tolkien Shelf.

This year is more chill as I sit on the couch with the Leather bound copy of The Fellowship and the Lurtz TUBBZ I got my husband for Christmas. Of course I could up the ante and wear the map of Middle Earth scarf he got me for Christmas. But it is a warm spring day and I am enjoying traveling familiar paths with some old friends.

A leather bound copy of Fellowship of the Ring sits behind a Lurtz TUBBZ (a rubber duck-like toy of the Orc from the LOTR movies.)
"Courage is found in unlikely places," said Gildor. " Be of good hope! Sleep now! In the morning we shall be gone; but we will send our messages through the lands, The Wandering Company shall know of your journey, and those that have power for good shall be on the watch." The Fellowship of the Ring

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