Geek Week!

Today's geek may be the patron saint for geeks everywhere:  JRR Tolkien.

Come on:  the guy created his own language for a fictional world:  a real, coherent, speakable language.  That's geeky!

The mind that gave us hobbits, elves and Aragorn was a mind that was also deeply steeped in Catholic tradition and his love of the Eucharist.  He was a terrific family man and a beloved member of the Inklings, a group of writers that included C.S. Lewis.  Again, a triumph of geekiness.

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