Haiku Me Friday! The First Order Rebels

I had a long drive yesterday. My "commute" is usually 2 steps down the hall into my home office, so yesterday's drive of 1.75 hours to a client site was both a novelty and really boring. I had a lot of time to think and the main things I thought about were Star Wars and … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! The First Order Rebels

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Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!

For July, my topic is the Rebellion and Resistance. Today, however, I want to look at the semantics of these two words and take a larger view at them. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (my favorite!), rebellion and resistance are defined as: Rebellion - The action or process of resisting authority, control, or convention. Resistance … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Rebellion, Resistance, and Semantics, oh my!

Haiku Me Friday! Leia’s Pain

There are many theories out there on why Leia opted not to follow the Jedi path like Luke. I think her strengths lay with politics and used that as an explanation. But what I really believe is that when she found out Vader was her father and how the Force had corrupted him, she wanted … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Leia’s Pain

Haiku Me Friday! Wicket’s Musings & Rehashing the Ewok Hate

Ewoks.  Love them or hate them.  I wrote a post about this three years ago and got some interesting comments that helped demystify it for me, but I still like them. The hardest part for me to understand on this argument is that I think one reason a lot of people hate them is because … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Wicket’s Musings & Rehashing the Ewok Hate

Jyn Erso: So Much Potential, But…

I watched Rogue One again two weekends ago.  I really wish I could say that I came away from it better satisfied than the first viewing, and while there were parts that did not irk me as much (such as Darth Vader on Mustafar), I found that I still had major issues with Jyn. The … Continue reading Jyn Erso: So Much Potential, But…