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Musings & Rants

A collection of general observations, atta-boys, and soapbox sermons.

Adventures in Wild Space

I recently read the Adventures in Wild Space series for my ongoing read-through of the Star Wars canon. This six book series, with a short introductory story are...

Catalyst Reaction

This month's installment in my Star Wars chronological read through is Catalyst A Rogue One Novel by James Luceno. This is the second time I've read this book,...

Dellow Felegates: My Journey with Jar Jar

Star Wars confession time: I didn't always love the prequels. A young adult, when they first released, I didn't appreciate much of what was on...

A Dividing Line – On JJ Abrams

Star Wars news headlines were alive and well this week, which is something that seems par for the course more often than not lately....

Do the Names of Kanan and Ezra Give Us Clues About the Fate of...

Do the Names of Kanan and Ezra Give Us Clues About the Fate of the Jedi? The most talked about line in the trailer for...

There’s No Wrong Way to Star Wars

As I cocoon myself deeper and deeper into Star Wars (and take my family in one way or another with me) I sometimes forget that there...

Small But Mighty: Forces of Destiny

I wanted to write a piece about my family's experience with Forces of Destiny, but struggled to figure out what exactly what. I didn't want...

Double Feature: Rogue One

Art is a curious study. There are no right or wrong answers, but infinite ways to interpret the material. When Star Wars: The Empire...

May The Nostalgia Be With You

Nostalgia: noun  a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Does Star Wars rely too heavily on...

You Can Always Depend On The Kindness of Luke Skywalker

As many of you may know, one of my favorite characters in all of Star Wars is the oft-ridiculed C-3PO. Anxious, fussy, and full of good...