Star Wars Requiem

Wow. Absolutely the best of all six Star Wars movies.  I’ll give a more detailed review later in this post, but for now I’ll say that while the dialog was still not stellar, at least the main characters learned how to speak using the occasional contraction. We got our tickets Monday for the 12:01 showing … Continue reading Star Wars Requiem

Paddling Jocassee

Why is it some Indian maiden is always committing suicide for a lost love?  The Appalachian Mountains are littered with the names of these unfortunate young women – Evaleka, Cateechee, Issaqueena, and Jocassee among them – or named for the event itself – Jump-Off Rock in Hendersonville and Blowing Rock as examples.  This weekend Houston … Continue reading Paddling Jocassee