“I have a Migraine” – is this the ultimate “sickie” day excuse?

Darksider Blog Banner I am a migraine sufferer. I have been for most of my life. So you can imagine how annoying it feels when so many people that you work with start throwing around this “sickie” day excuse like it’s nothing. I wish people would just stop using this legitimate disorder as an excuse to get a day off work. There are dozens of things you could say if you used your imagination so why do people have to use the one thing I can (painfully) relate to as their go-to sickie day excuse? Continue reading ““I have a Migraine” – is this the ultimate “sickie” day excuse?”


Star Wars is Poetry – Guardians of the Whills

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A snippet of text taken from the Star Wars book “Guardians of the Whills” by Greg Rucka

That which surrounds us, binds us.

In our connection to one, all is connected.

This is the truth of the Force, no more, no less:

Life binds the living.

That which rises must fall, and that which falls must rise.

From the first breath of the infant

To the last breath of the aged,

We are one, together.

—Kiru Hali, Sage of Uhnuhakka


Star Wars is poetry

Darksider Blog BannerI realised something today after I spent some time looking at other people’s blogs and well, let’s just say that my blog has a long way to go before I’ll be happy with it. On a positive note, I think I’ve found a way to separate my blog content so I’ve created different banners depending on what the topic is. I’ve created a category for “personal” writing which will be the category I use to write articles like this one that are more personal and focused on writing and the writing process. My other two blog categories are mostly for SWTOR/Star Wars content specifically so anyone who is interested in those posts can search for them via tag/category. Continue reading “Star Wars is poetry”