Rogue One Soundtrack – It’s Not John Williams, But That’s OK Kids

I never thought that my first blog post about Rogue One, A Star Wars Story would be about the soundtrack.  In fact, I have a post about the movie in the works.  In a nutshell, I LOVED THE MOVIE!!!.  That said, I have been hearing others say they did not like the soundtrack.  And after listening to just half of […]

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Cooking Star Wars – What Is Aunt Beru Feeding Luke and Owen?

      Even as a teen watching Star Wars for the first time I was fascinated with Aunt Beru’s kitchen and what she could be cooking in that futuristic pressure cooker thingy.  Tatooine looks like a hot, dry, sandy desert planet and Beru’s kitchen was white, bright and clean. How did she keep it like that?  There were lots […]

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What Star Wars Has Taught Me

The first week of May is Teacher Appreciation Week.  May the 4th, Star Wars Day, also happens this week.  Yesterday I learned of #TeachMeYouDid.  In it’s own words it “is an invitation for everyone to tell the story about a teacher or mentor in their lives who woke the Force up in them.”  I encourage everyone to participate in this. […]

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How to Make Lightsaber Pretzel Rod Treats

We made these for May The 4th for the last two years.  They are actually pretty easy.     Use any brand of large pretzel rods for the base.                   For the blue lightsaber melt some bakers white chocolate in the microwave according to directions on the package. Follow the same for the red […]

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My Favorite Force Awakens Scene – Escape From Jakku

  I loved this movie! I loved everything about this movie! In my first viewing, I felt like it was 1977 again and I was watching Star Wars for the first time on the big screen.  The scene where Fin and Rey’s escape from Jakku in the Millennium Falcon is my favorite.  I could not contain my joy the moment […]

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Movie Music – There’s Been An Awakening

Play this while reading my latest blog post it will make it EPIC Theme from Inception, Time, By Hans Zimmer I often judge if a movie is worth seeing based on who wrote the score.  In 1977, I was 16 years old, and I saw Star Wars for the first time.  When John Williams’ score played, as Luke Skywalker looked at […]

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