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Star Wars Challenge: Week 16

Photo of your Star Wars related things (books, action figures, posters, shirts, etc.)

Do I really have to reveal  *chuckle*

just some of my many SW books

I have quite a bit of Star Wars-related items.  Books (fiction & reference), action figures & toys, a wardrobe of Jedi costumes, assorted props, lightsabers, posters, hand-carved rubber stamps, music and the collection of movies and animated series, of course.  I also have a small collection of SW t-shirts and jewelry that is fun to wear.  But I guess one of my favorite and most used Star Wars collection is quotes.

hand-carved SW art
Right beside my computer I have sheets of printed SW quotes I have collected and enjoyed for years now.  I have been known to keep a notebook beside my bed for recording especially stirring or pithy quotes I find while reading SW for pleasure.  Too many times those quotes, especially Jedi wisdom, come in handy to add to a discussion or debate - and most of the time, no one even knows I'm quoting SW, except Padawan, of course.

The only thing I can think of that I don't have in my SW collection would be graphic novels.  I've looked at them and admired them, but never have invested in any.  I heard a whisper that there are new ones just coming out that feature Qui-Gon.  Now, that may be interesting...


YourBrother said…
Your rubber stamp art is truly impressive!
Why not start putting together pages that have a stamp at the top and then any collected quotes that relate to that image?
I'd buy a copy.
The Force is with you Hendel.
Mama Cache said…
When I read the title of the challenge for this week, I smiled, knowing that you had such a plethora of items from which to choose.

Cool collection, my friend.

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