Solo: A Star Wars Review

I liked it. A lot. I thought the movie was good fun and a much-needed break within the Star Wars universe that has lately become too serious. That’s not too say it wasn’t serious – it was, and I believe most of the movie had a serious undertone – but when I think back on … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Review

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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! The shield doors must be closed

When I went to Celebration/SWCA in 2015, there was a very interesting panel done on the music of the Empire Strikes Back.  They took all the music John Williams had written that was left on the cutting room floor per Lucas’ decision and played the original music where Williams intended them to go.  Some of … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! The shield doors must be closed

Book Review: Bloodline

If you are going to read Bloodline by Claudia Gray, read it to understand the politics of The Force Awakens.  Actually, make sure you even like politics, because this book has a lot of it.  It fools you with some action, but the action scenes are more like side plots and a cover up to … Continue reading Book Review: Bloodline

The Most Pointless Scenes in the Star Wars Saga

The end of pregnancy does weird things to you…for instance – everyone is telling you to “get your sleep” while you can, but yet, you find yourself waking up in the middle of the night, uncomfortable, and unable to fall asleep again for at least an hour. And what do I do during that hour+? … Continue reading The Most Pointless Scenes in the Star Wars Saga