It’s Just Not Christmas Without Star Wars
Warning: the image above does not contain any Star Wars references. Younger and more sensitive viewers may find this disturbing.
In case you were unaware, the latest Star Wars movie, "The Force Awakens," opens this Friday. I've got no problem admitting to being a fan, and that I'm really looking forward to seeing it. Plus, all the Star Wars Christmas merchandise has me thinking about ways to incorporate Wookies and Jawas into our decorating theme. From X-Wings on the tree, to Jabba the Hut holding a mistletoe, to Chewbacca nut-crackers, to Lando Calrissian egg-nog carafes, if you plan it correctly, you can really do it up right around the house.
I don't think my wife, Amy, is on-board with all of this. She decorated the outside of our house in what she calls "the right way." Meaning that she went with tried and true themes. White lights, red ribbons, snowmen, reindeer, Santa, Rudolph, Frosty, etc. No Vaders, Mauls, or Windus in the bunch.
She has no idea I secretly wish to live here...at least around the holidays:
See? Pretty cool, huh? That could be our house, but no. We have to do things "the right way." She's probably not even going to get me the drone I requested so I could do cool stuff like this: