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

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Breaking Bread in Star Wars

In Game of Thrones, the significance of meals, soups, and stews cannot be overlooked. I love that important events happen around the table and eating: Joffrey gets murdered/poisoned during feast, the Red Wedding takes place during another feast, many of Olenna Tyrell’s witty and strong speeches are given over food, and some of the secret … Continue reading Breaking Bread in Star Wars

Another Happy Landing: The Endings of Star Wars Films

One of my favorite things about Star Wars, ever since I first saw it when I was a child, was the endings of the movies. As I got older, I saw the endings as slightly corny, but they still satisfied me. Why? Because while George Lucas created endings that were corny or too-nicely-tied-up-in-a-bow, there was … Continue reading Another Happy Landing: The Endings of Star Wars Films

Haiku Me Friday! Luke crosses the threshold in The Hero’s Journey

I have always found the scene where Luke rushes back home to find Aunt Beru and Uncle Owen murdered by the Empire to be so interesting. My main reason for thinking this is it’s such a SMALL scene but it changes the entire movie. For your info, the scene is about 13 seconds. Yet this … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Luke crosses the threshold in The Hero’s Journey

Haiku Me Friday! Luke and His Grief

    The Empire killed them For what? To find my two droids? There is change coming I love this photo…mostly because it’s not in the movie.  I feel like it’s this moment on Luke’s face where we’ve all been before.  The way he’s wrapped up in his poncho, even though it’s so warm out, … Continue reading Haiku Me Friday! Luke and His Grief