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The Sith Gardener

I thought I had posted this poem and picture a while ago, but when I searched for it to share with a friend, it was gone.  What happened?  I was really sure I had done so.  Am I getting old

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Posted in Art, Culture, Inspiration

Chewbacca and the Nobody

Recently Peter Mayhew, the actor who famously played Chewbacca in the Star Wars films, passed away at age 74.  This hit me pretty hard.  Who am I?  I am just a nobody, but I got to work with him for

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Posted in Art, Star Wars, Writing

The Star Wars Enigma

So you may have heard rumors of all kinds of drama involving Star Wars and the fans of Star Wars…you think….who cares?  If you are not a fan of the Star Wars Universe, then that attitude is understandable.  You are

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Posted in Culture, Mental Health, Star Wars

Darth Nihilus is here to stay

I just realized I never posted the results of the Darth Nihilus gear.  I did my best to be true to what the video game character looked like.  So very often video game characters as well as cartoon characters are

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Posted in Costume, Star Wars

Kage Warrior: Star Wars the Clone Wars Series Costume

So I have been busy lately and have not had much time to write for my blog.  I have a new costume that I have been working on that is a Kage Warrior from the Star Wars Clone Wars series

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Posted in Costume, Star Wars

NaNoWriMo Preparation

It is two weeks before the NaNoWriMo writing event starts in November.  This will be my fourth time participating in this event.  I have never made the goal of 50K, but each year despite all the stupid stuff that happens

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Posted in Star Wars, Writing

Clone Troopers and Sumac

Every Fall the sumac leaves turn amazing colors of reddish orange, and I really love looking at these colors each year.  They last for a very short time, so I often feel the urge to photo them just to preserve

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars

Delay delay delay….DEEeee….Laaaaay!

The title of this blog should be sung instead of read.  It works better that way. So you might be surmising from the title of the blog that there have been delays in the projects that I have been working

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Posted in Art, Costume, Culture

Update on Leather Handbag Practice Project

My fingers are really sore from the hand sewing.  That was to be expected especially when using a thick material such as leather.  Despite the special three sided needle and poking holes with the awl like tool, it is still

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Posted in Art, Goals, Preparation

Delays and how to make good use of that time during waiting

So if you have been following my blog, then you may know about a project that I am doing for a friend.  You know, the Star Wars costume project.  Well, I just keep running into walls, and I think my

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Posted in Costume, Inspiration