My Daughter & Star Wars

"How are you going to introduce Star Wars to your kid?" As soon as I announced my pregnancy, that was one of the most common questions people asked me. And it baffled me. Is this really a concern? Before I was even thinking about babies, I wrote a post about it, and in my naive … Continue reading My Daughter & Star Wars


What Scares Us: Kiri’s First Fright

I recently wrote a post for Just Dreadfull on my first fear. Not really Star Wars related, but hey, feel free to check it out. 🙂

Photo Credit – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

It seems only appropriate that my first fear is attributed not to a George Lucas film, but instead a film from his friend and early rival, Steven Spielberg.

Oh, I
know what you’re thinking – Jaws. After all, I
live in Massachusetts where Jaws was filmed and we have great white sharks
often roaming our nearby beaches in the summer.

No, my friends, you are wrong. Instead, my first fear that I can remember is E.T.

Photo Credit – E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

parents took me to a friend’s house for – who knows – a bbq/potluck/party/whatever-it-was
and the family did the standard babysitting, i.e., put on a movie for the kids
to watch and keep them out of the way. I remember being younger than most of
the children there, but I can’t remember how old I was. I want to say that I
was probably…

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Raw Format Posts

I disappeared for a while. And I’m not sure I’m back. My life got really, really shitty for a few months and I couldn’t think of one more thing, even blogging about Star Wars was too much effort. I didn’t abandon Star Wars – in fact, during this time I think I listened to more … Continue reading Raw Format Posts

Nature vs. Nurture

Let’s discuss something that has never been discussed before in the history of humankind or Star Wars: Nature vs. Nurture. (yes, that was sarcasm) My husband said to me the other day, “I wish I could have known your grandfather. I feel like he is to blame for a lot of your controlling tendencies.” That … Continue reading Nature vs. Nurture

Haiku Me Friday! Double Bladed Lightsaber

Isn't it ironic that I absolutely love the Jedi and because of my travel schedule, I was only able to fit in one haiku about them? Devastating. This post is kind of a nod in the direction of Imperial Talker's Lucrehulk post last month (because it got me thinking about the ways in which TPM … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Double Bladed Lightsaber