Yesterday was Hobbit Day - that day in a past age when both Bilbo and Frodo were born.
When I was little I asked my father about a name for his sailboat, and he said "The Hobbit".
I wondered what kind of creature that could be. Later I learned when I watched the Rankin-Bass cartoon on TV. This was first shown in the fall of 1977, not long after the Holmes Basic Set was released.
Below are links to posts I wrote last year regarding Tolkien & the Holmes Basic Set.
These were written for Tolkien Week/Hobbit Day, which was shortly after I started this blog, so you may have missed them:
And a few more recent ones: