Sending Our Children Into the Upside-down

Anthony W. Brooks I don’t get much joy from writing about the end of western civilization (though some of you think I buy this joy in 50 gallon drums), but alas it is necessary to invoke my inalienable right to think and say what I want and you be okay with it. My hope inContinue reading “Sending Our Children Into the Upside-down”

Young Dragon Slayers Learn from Old Dragon Slayers

Anthony W. Brooks I don’t get much joy telling about my own sins, but if I have to learn from them the I guess it is high time I write about them. I am keeping with the theme of slaying dragons that I wrote about here for the purpose of continuity. If man’s chief endContinue reading “Young Dragon Slayers Learn from Old Dragon Slayers”

Bilbo Baggins and Teaching Boys to Become Men

Anthony W. Brooks I was always taken back at the story of the Hobbit and the Shire. J. R. R. Tolkien was a master of story telling and imagination. The world he created about the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings was fanciful and delightful, but there are some lessons to be learned fromContinue reading “Bilbo Baggins and Teaching Boys to Become Men”