Posts Tagged "Gandalf"


New Emoji…

New Emoji…


Posted By on Apr 17, 2016

and “Bifur’s Raspberry Jam and Apple-Tart” In general, I 🙂 the new Facebook emoji.  My newspaper ran this cartoon, however, and I think it really does represent what perhaps many of us would 🙂 to see as emoji: For years, I’ve had a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Lately, it’s been mostly frustration. It seems it has become the place where relatively interesting people go to become boring. I have a...

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“Cheddar Sage Scones”

“Cheddar Sage Scones”


Posted By on Apr 4, 2016

From “The Hobbit”—Bilbo’s Pantry Some of the dwarves demolish Bilbo’s beautiful round seed-cakes (see my previous post) and are now “starting on a round of buttered scones.” The furious and “altogether bewildered and bewuthered” Bilbo now takes requests from all the dwarves and Gandalf, who, Bilbo suspects, “Seems to know as much about the inside of my larders as I do...

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