Amidala and Palpatine

I always loved Queen Amidala. She got me through some tough times as a bullied pre-teen as I saw her as a strong, dominating figure. There are two scenes in particular that I think often goes unnoticed by fans, and I'd like to bring our attention to it. In TPM, Palpatine is pressuring Amidala to give … Continue reading Amidala and Palpatine

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Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama

Here we are again...our once-a-month Star Wars coloring book fun between Mei-Mei and I. Be sure to check out Mei-Mei's interpretation of this mandala...looks like we picked similar colors, though slightly different.     I really like the way my picture turned out this time around. I blended lots of colors and tried shading techniques … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Naboo Drama

Fan Art Friday! Queen Amidala’s Stoic Front

Welcome back to our (Mei-Mei and I) once-a-month coloring from a Star Wars coloring book. It's fun for us to be working on something at the same time and then compare how and why they end up so different. You can check out Mei-Mei's here. I didn't LOVE my picture this month, but then again, … Continue reading Fan Art Friday! Queen Amidala’s Stoic Front

Doing What’s Right

I'll be back with my haikus eventually, but for now... This is more of a personal thing that I’m throwing out there and would like everyone’s thoughts/stories on.   Has there ever been a situation where you had to do the right thing even though it was really hard? It could have been unpopular or … Continue reading Doing What’s Right

My Love For Star Wars in a Party

When I was 11, I received my first copy of Star Wars Insider from Lucasfilm after writing a letter to George Lucas (I did not get reply from him, alas).  Within the issue, they had a section where they printed letters from fans and readers.  One letter started out as: Dear Insider, I have been … Continue reading My Love For Star Wars in a Party