Bilbo’s riddle: “A box without hinges, key, or lid, yet golden treasure inside is hid”


Miss Shoot’s Rhode Island Reds, who roamed your lane like feathered alien invaders and laid wherever the fancy took them. Each egg you discovered was an insulting reminder that hens didn’t have to go to school.


My kids teaching their big sister’s crazy, tall, cool friend how to crack eggs; and each time, him shrieking like a puppy. A puppy whose tail had been accidentally crushed.

No. Sonya’s egg is definitely Bilbo’s egg.




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