Reading, hiking, fishing, hunting, painting, sketching and writing my book
First Lord of the Rings reading experience:
I read the LOTR a year before the movie came out:The Fellowship of the Rings. I could not put it down and I have read all of Tolkien's books including the Silmarillion and The Hobbit with great interest in his work. The hobbit I remember when I was 7 and we had to read it for class, but I don't think that I got a clear picture of the story until I reread it as an adult later in life. The movie was fantastic, wished they would have put in a little more from the book.
Favorite Tolkien character:
Lady Eowyn of Rohan because she has such strength and resolve and I feel that I am connected to her more then any other character in The Lord Of The Rings. To ride into battle even though she knew her uncle would be angry with her and she overcame so much in her life that I feel totally connected with her.