Good Morning, August, from the Book Tuck Everlasting

Hawk’s Bill Crag in the Ozark Mountains In the above photo, you see a view of Hawk’s Bill Crag, which is in the Ozark Mountains. It is 38 miles from my house. While this is not the Alps, the Ozarks is a hilly-to-mountainous region, and in places, the terrain is downright steep. While Hawk’s Bill…

Autumn As A Symbol in Writing – Quotes about Autumn

Yesterday, I wrote about one of Tolkien’s short stories: Leaf by Niggle. Leaf by Niggle – A Short Story by J. R. R. Tolkien – Thoughts about the Worthiness of Writing & Making Art Among other things, Leaf by Niggle is a story about a painter who senses an urgency within himself to complete something…