February 22, 2015

Hobbit Origins: The Gandalf Postcard

As a few of you reading this already know, this semester at our homeschool co-op I am teaching a class on The Hobbit for middle-schoolers.  That, along with a number of other distractions and priorities, is why I have been unable to post very often lately.  Unfortunately, this mild "post-drought" will probably have to continue until the end of the school-year.  However, as our class journeys with Bilbo through Wilderland I'd like to share some of the things we discover with you, my blog audience.  So, without further ado, here is an interesting piece we looked at a few weeks ago, the origin of Gandalf: