Literature

May the 4th Be With You: an Expedition to Kashyyyuk

May the 4th Be With You: an Expedition to Kashyyyuk

On this, the 4th of May, we pay homage to the late Peter Mayhew, and everyone’s favorite Wookiee, Chewbacca with an expedition to Chewie’s homeworld: Kashyyyuk.

The Whomping Willow as the World Tree

The Whomping Willow as the World Tree

Forewarning to all ye who enter here: Thar be spoilers on this page.  So in the event you have somehow not yet read or watched anything of the Potterverse, you have been warned.  Let us proceed.  

The World Tree, in its many forms, is often depicted with the Overworld, the branches, representing the future, the spirit realm, and sometimes thought and possibility.  These are all unknown quantities most of the time and often thought to be subject to change based on current events. 

Plants and Pop-Culture

Plants and Pop-Culture

Plants sprout up in the most interesting of locales, like your favorite TV show, book, or even album cover.  Here, we will begin to look at the significance, symbolism, and potential for creative license when working with plants.