Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

I just had to share. (Warning: potential cuteness overload)

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This is the Christmas e-card I created for my sister featuring her adorable dog, Hannah. I played around and sent her a few samples yesterday to get some feedback and this is the style she requested. I have done cards for each of my cats, but soggy weather has prevented me getting any progress made with the canines’ photos. They won’t be as agreeable about posing as their little lady cousin. 😉

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Here’s TV spot No 5 and great GIFs from Jas!! Enjoy . . .

Me, My Thoughts, and Richard Armitage

…but I love it! It seems that with each new trailer we get new blink-and-you-missed-it clips. If I weren’t so incredibly interested in this movie *cough* and a certain actor, I’d probably not even note the new bits. As it is, each new clip make me smile ridiculously and long for December 14th even more than I thought possible.

We’ve seen Thorin and the dwarves run out to attack the trolls, but have we seen Thorin actually making contact with the troll before?

How cool is this going to look on the big screen and in 3D?

 

Only a month left to wait. Only a month left to wait. Only a month left to wait…I can’t be the only one repeating this like a mantra, can I?

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A ChaRActer of Great Troth: TAE Word for the Day

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Troth: (noun) Faithfulness, fidelity or loyalty; one’s promise or word, especially when engaging oneself to marry.

Troth derives from a variation of truth in certain regions of England. Over time it has taken on a distinct meaning in certain phrases, such as “plighting one’s troth.”

The first character that came into my mind when I read this entry was a certain gentle giant: John Standring, that cripplingly shy and awkward Yorkshire farmer, a heart of gold beating beneath those blue coveralls, kindness in those earnest blue eyes,  an angelic sweetness in those smiles.

Sweetie John. Faithful in his love for Carol, even though he knows she loves another. A man who tries his best to help her in a time of need, who wants to love and protect her, telling his new wife to never feel as if she must keep secrets from him. John Standring, a truly good man who displays a great measure of troth.  Many’s the admirer of Sweetie John who longs to give him the TLC she feels he so richly deserves.