Last night, I sat in a filled theater full of enthusiastic fans enjoying Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The audience laughed at the right jokes, gasped at the surprises, and applauded during all the designated crowd-pleasing moments. The viewing was my third time attending a fan-packed Star Wars “early” screening, so I know how these things work. We were primed to embrace the latest installment of our beloved franchise; and gauging audience reactions, the film delivered.Learn More
Not sure what happened. I was keeping it kool-and-the-gang about this new Star Wars flic for 15 months.
Yeah, I am going a day before it “officially opens”, and sure it is the first new live-action Star Wars film in ten years; but I am not a huge JJ Abrams fan, so I figured, “it’ll be fine; not great but good.” Plus, they confirmed Lando would not be in it, so I was already kinda disappointed. I had tempered my expectations.
But then I got on the bus after work, and I don’t know how or why, but something inside me went bananas.Learn More
As I exit the fall season and enter winter, I’ve been looking at my strengths—those things toward which I am naturally inclined or which I can do well. In an unironic twist, I have realized blogging is not one of them. In fact, doing something daily for an extended period of time really is not in my wheelhouse, regardless of how good it is for me.
Maybe that’s why it’s so important.Learn More