Fiction’s Fearless Females: Rey

I have heard that the opposite of love is fear, not hate, which may be first emotion that comes to mind due to the love/hate analogies we often make. If we go by that assumption, then someone who is fearless, or without fear, is someone who loves immensely. When asked by My Comic Relief to … Continue reading Fiction’s Fearless Females: Rey

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Why Rey Should Not Fall in Love

If you follow this blog with any kind of regularity (which there has been none since I had my daughter), you’ll know how much I adore Rey. I like her so much that it blinded me to all faults within TFA when the movie first came out. I named my daughter’s middle name, Rey, because … Continue reading Why Rey Should Not Fall in Love

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

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!

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