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Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-16-2005, 11:37 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 141,212
Posted By peony_foxburr
White Tree *studies fingers carefully*

Depending upon what I've been weeding, their color might be anything from brown to yellow (sap from a Eurasian wildflower that wants to take over the world)...

Yes, my philosophy is also that of...
Forum: The Barrow-Downs 06-13-2005, 01:59 PM
Replies: 782
Views: 141,212
Posted By peony_foxburr
Silmaril *brushes the dust from her cloak*

My, my, it has been a long journey, though my last visit to the Barrow-downs was not as far back as I had thought...Just a bit too much going on in RL to keep up with all my hobbies. :D How...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 09-18-2003, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting First camp in the Trollshaws--hurrah!

First camp in the Trollshaws--hurrah!
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-29-2003, 08:04 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Peony Foxburr's alter ego sighed, and took...

Peony Foxburr's alter ego sighed, and took another long swallow of ice water. "Every time I have some days off from work, the weather is hot and humid again..."

"Get up earlier, then, you lazy...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-14-2003, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Peony's alter ego is slogging along as early in...

Peony's alter ego is slogging along as early in the day as she can drag herself out of bed, to escape the worst of the steam wave hovering over New England. However, it could be worse..this could be...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-08-2003, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Just after setting out on the road to the Last...

Just after setting out on the road to the Last Bridge, the party of travelers was delayed by a thunderstorm, accompanied by torrents of rain. Water streamed downhill and washed across the Road in...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-06-2003, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting "I am afraid we must go back to the Road here for...

"I am afraid we must go back to the Road here for a while," said Strider.

And then Pippin had asked the question Peony had been longing to, about what rivers they were seeing. The River that they...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-03-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,148
Views: 343,809
Posted By peony_foxburr
Your next two vacations are devoted to Tolkien...

Your next two vacations are devoted to Tolkien events in far and distant places...and you're working on a third.

You scour the Web for life-size murals of Middle Earth-esque wallpaper (the kind...
Forum: Quiz Room 08-02-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 46,082
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting I'm thinking we need a clue, Squatter....

I'm thinking we need a clue, Squatter. smilies/confused.gif [That icon is supposed to be "confused" but it looks like a frownie to me...]
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 08-02-2003, 07:42 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting "Strider now turned their course again...

"Strider now turned their course again north-eastwards, and on the sixth day they reached the top of a long slow-climbing slope, and saw far ahead a huddle of wooded hills."

Peony didn't even ask...
Forum: The Movies 08-02-2003, 07:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,001
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Meela, I got it with no problem just now, on...

Meela, I got it with no problem just now, on "Emma's link". You probably do need to install Quicktime. It's a free download. <P>I agree that New Line is being silly to shut down all the links. Do...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-30-2003, 07:05 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting "At the end of the fifth day the ground began...

"At the end of the fifth day the ground began once more to rise slowly out of the wide shallow valley into which they had descended."

Peony could scarcely believe they had come so far in so short...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-27-2003, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Psst, Nurumaiel and Neferchoirwen! Check around...

Psst, Nurumaiel and Neferchoirwen! Check around for a stash of Peony's Bug Dope, next to the Rangers' woodpiles! Works great against the midges (but you're on your own for drowning out the...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-27-2003, 08:13 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 46,082
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting But of course you would know, Beren 87. ...

But of course you would know, Beren 87. smilies/smile.gif

For all that Tolkien moved in such a masculine-centered world from which Edith was mostly excluded, I found those inscriptions quite...
Forum: Quiz Room 07-26-2003, 07:06 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 46,082
Posted By peony_foxburr
Question Thank you! What, besides their own names and...

Thank you!

What, besides their own names and their birth and death years, did Ronald and Edith Tolkien have inscribed on their gravestones?
Forum: Quiz Room 07-25-2003, 06:14 PM
Replies: 529
Views: 46,082
Posted By peony_foxburr
White-Hand Dr. Ransom, from the three "science fiction...

Dr. Ransom, from the three "science fiction novels"(Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength) If I recall correctly from the biography, he wasn't terribly flattered, either!
...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-25-2003, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting It seemed too much to hope that the Riders had...

It seemed too much to hope that the Riders had already lost their trail again. Perhaps they were waiting to make some ambush in a narrow place?

The autumn days were ever shorter, and their...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-23-2003, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Peony is not certain whether her clothing is...

Peony is not certain whether her clothing is drenched with perspiration or rain. Either way, she feels as though she walked through steam baths this morning. [Hot, but less humid, in Raefindel's...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-20-2003, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting You have walked 303 miles. You are still south...

You have walked 303 miles.
You are still south of the Road (300).
It is 11 miles to the next landmark. You still have 155 miles to Rivendell.
"Not once did they feel the sense of present evil...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-17-2003, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Silmaril *Peony rummages through her knapsack and pulls...

*Peony rummages through her knapsack and pulls out a gold circlet as a bribe--erm,gift for the Barrow-Wight*
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-17-2003, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Just a clarification:Peony's "fever" on...

Just a clarification:Peony's "fever" on Middle-earth related to the ten days of extreme heat and humidity in the first part of July, in the northeastern U.S., when her alter ego could not bear to...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-16-2003, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Peony felt much better the next day, and began to...

Peony felt much better the next day, and began to walk again. Frodo was not so easily cured, and though he didn't complain, everyone could tell he was slowly worsening. The rain was dreary, but the...
Forum: Middle-earth Mirth 07-13-2003, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 141,771
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Peony waved a regretful farewell to her friends...

Peony waved a regretful farewell to her friends Arwen and Alatariel, after enjoying their feast of roast birds cooked by Strider. She was remaining behind after coming down with a mysterious fever...
Forum: The Books 07-12-2003, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,929
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting *Ahem*--Why is technological advance associated...

*Ahem*--Why is technological advance associated with weaponry?

I contend that Tolkien had rather the opposite point of view:
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"Hammers, axes,...
Forum: The Books 07-12-2003, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,205
Posted By peony_foxburr
Sting Frodo also assumed that Sam might some day pass...

Frodo also assumed that Sam might some day pass over the Sea to the Undying Lands:
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"Where are you going, Master?" cried Sam, though at last he...
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