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
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
Over the past week I have come to the realization that if I connect with a character in a deep and meaningful way in a Star Wars movie, I become blind to almost all the other flaws within the movie. I came to this realization primarily with two movies of the Saga: The Phantom Menace … Continue reading So Love Has Blinded You?
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
Okay, one of the not-so-great haikus I’ve written, but the Droid Starfighter showed up on my calendar today and I needed a topic. And then I began to think about jets being flown completely by Artifical Intelligence...and my post formed. Doesn’t the Droid Starfighter look similar to the BSG Cylon ships? And the BSG ships are … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Droid Starfighters (and ramblings about AI, losing our privacy, etc)