Lately, an Inundation of Characters

I’ve come to a slow realization over the past few days regarding the characters in the Prequels, the Original Trilogy, and now the Sequel Trilogy (is that what we’re still calling it? I don’t even know). I feel like the further away we get from the Original Trilogy, the more superfluous characters have become. In … Continue reading Lately, an Inundation of Characters

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Haiku Me Friday! Jawa Joy

After looking at the definition, you can’t use the word utinni (it means “wow”) as I’m using it in my haiku, but c’mon, it fit so perfectly.   In Which I Recite 3 Happy Memories of Jawas 1.  Jawas always bring back one clear memory for me, and it was the first time I watched … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Jawa Joy

Fan Art Friday! Peekaboo! Where’s Artoo?

Can you tell I have a baby in my life? Honestly. I just wrote peekaboo in the title of a blog post. Shoot me now. I'm glad Mei-Mei picked an easy picture this month to color. I realized while coloring this that I always, in my head, thought of Artoo as a "blue" droid. But … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Peekaboo! Where’s Artoo?

Haiku Me Friday! Who is the better pilot?

Who is a better pilot: Han Solo or Anakin Skywalker? We are supposed to think Anakin Skywalker. We are told by Obi-Wan that he was the “best star-pilot in the galaxy”. We see Anakin’s amazing skill on display not only in the podracing scene in TPM, but also at the end when he destroys the … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Who is the better pilot?

Another Happy Landing: The Endings of Star Wars Films

One of my favorite things about Star Wars, ever since I first saw it when I was a child, was the endings of the movies. As I got older, I saw the endings as slightly corny, but they still satisfied me. Why? Because while George Lucas created endings that were corny or too-nicely-tied-up-in-a-bow, there was … Continue reading Another Happy Landing: The Endings of Star Wars Films