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
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!
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
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
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…