Leia’s Selective Force Sensitivity: Boon or Bad Writing?

Leia's force sensitivity was pivotal to the development of the plot lines and lore of the now disavowed Expanded Universe. She was just as strong in the force as Luke (as you'd suspect these twins would be because of their distinct bond and infamous father), and her skills as a politician and negotiator were enhanced... Continue Reading →

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Fall Projects – Part 2

Our porch was built 18" off the ground which is 11 inches too tall based on build codes. How did the inspectors miss this? We will never know. Because this is not technically a warranty claim and our builder is no longer in business we had to take care of this ourselves. Luckily, our landscaper... Continue Reading →

The Killing Season (A&E)

Eleven bodies were discovered in the Gilgo and Fire Beach areas of Long Island between December 2010 and May 2011. Four victims were found buried in burlap sacks, one was male and the rest were dismembered. Sadly one of the deceased was of a toddler which was determined to be related to one of the... Continue Reading →

Active Shooter: America Under Fire

Columbine. Pulse. Aurora. Navy Yard. These are a few of the incidents featured in Showtime's documentary series Active Shooter. Eight heart wrenching episodes tell the story of the epidemic that has our classrooms and public spaces under siege. Every 19 days there is a shooting reported in the United States, many perpetrated by people who... Continue Reading →

The Orville (Fox)

This year's San Diego Comic Con was full of marketing and activities to promote Seth MacFarlane's new project, a parody of Star Trek called The Orville. Based on a universe where various planets have formed the Union, Captain Ed Mercer (Seth) is assigned to complete space exploration missions alongside his crew, composed of many alien... Continue Reading →

“Children. I work with children” – Wonder Woman, Justice League

Wonder Woman's success changed the big screen narrative pushing the superhero needle in the right direction. The movie's record breaking box office popularity forced DC to make Diana the strongest leader the Justice League has ever seen. She is proof that the future is women. DC's success depends on the WB executives' understanding that female... Continue Reading →

Outlander: Romantic Sci-Fi FTW

Picture this: Claire, a WWII nurse, touches some ancient stones in Inverness, near craigh nah dun, and finds herself in the middle of 18th century Scotland. She falls into the hands of the MacKenzie clan and Jamie Fraser, the red haired heir of Lallybroch, Lord in training, whose 6 ft tall and red haired physique... Continue Reading →

Fall(ing) into Château Enginerd

Eight months into this new custom home build odyssey we are finally at a 85% completion rate of the Builder's to do list. Considering the builder became a full project manager for a private company during the summer and quit the business, we are doing better than most. 💪🤓 A blessing in disguise because we've... Continue Reading →

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