Today is Hobbit Day
Hobbit Day, Middle Earth - On this date in the year 3001 of the Third Age, Shire Reckoning, Bilbo and Frodo Baggins celebrated their shared birthday. Bilbo was eleventy-one (111) and Frodo was thirty-three.
As Rita approaches I consider what is in my "emotional must grab before fleeing" box. Besides a few quilts I have made and some photos, we all agree the "red" copy of The Lord of the Rings and the first edition of The Sillmarillion would have to go in the box.