Monday, May 18, 2009

Clearing up life's mysteries for my nieces...

One of my 9yr old nieces called me up this weekend out-of-the-blue, seeking an answer to this most important question:

Is Luke Skywalker Darth Vader?

After a brief pause, I explained the relationship between the two Star Wars characters which seemed to satisfy her. Life now made sense and the call ended.

It's good to know that the hours I've spent watching scifi over the years haven't gone to waste and that I have a become an "expert" on such mysteries of life to me dear nieces. Of course, the day they inquire about pon farr I'm turning that one over to my brother...