Actor, Writer, Jedi, Singer,

Actor, Writer, Jedi, Singer,
You were my brother, Anakin. I loved you

Friday, March 29, 2013

100 Things that Make me Smile :)


Stilwater from In the Shade of my Wide Brimmed Hat made a challenge called '100 things that make you smile; since I thought it was a good idea, I decided to take up the challenge too :D.
(these aren't in order, I was just throwing things out there as they came to me)

1: Acting, especially when it's a role I love, it's a character I can delve into, and the cast is wonderful
2: Writing a wonderful scene or finishing a book I've worked hard on
3: Finding out about a new Star Wars book
4: Talking with fans about my various fandoms, especially Star Wars (and then totally geeking out! XD :D)
5: Finding another Star Wars fan who also thinks the EU is more canon then the Clone Wars
6: Reading an awesome book
7: Finding a new fandom and getting that amazing feelings of excitement
8: Watching Obi-Wan Kenobi be pure awesome
9: Being told that a play I was in, which was Annie, was as good as Broadway
10: Having my writing compared to William Faulkner
11: Obi-Wan Kenobi and Siri Tachi moments(like the cave scene, the ship scenes, and the last scene)
12: Awesome female characters who are developed and can fight really well
13: Kind, feminist, friendly men who support the rights of everyone
14: Going to Conventions and talking to all my friends who were there
15: Obi-Wan and Anakin moments (the happy and the sad, especially the cute ones and the sad ones; all the ones where they seem like brothers, best friends, and father and son)
16: Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon moments (all the ones where they seem like father and son)
17: Comments, especially kind ones on my blog, and emails/messages from my friends :D
18: Dee Bradley Baker actually having a conversation with me and whispering "Bye guys, it was an honor to meet you"
19: Matt Lanter having a conversation with me and my sister and him wishing me good luck on my acting career (and having his hand on my back while taking the picture)
20: Happy, and angsty, Rumbelle moments (library scene, the entirety of Skin Deep and The Outsider)
21: Singing a song I like and having it sound good
22: Passing my belt tests in Taekwondo
23: Managing to land a kick to the face/head on a red belt
24: Taking pictures with cosplayers
25: Whenever I get a chance to talk to the guy I like
26: Chatting with my friends on Facebook
27: Waiting in line for the Season 5 premiere with my Lakehouse sisters
28: Joking with friends
29: Watching videos from when I was play, especially the Christmas/Thanksgiving plays
30: Funny videos on YouTube
31: Ewan McGregor as my favorite character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as other characters from films like Big Fish and Jack the Giant Killer(Have you seen him? He's in ARMOR! :D)
32: Thor being the coolest super hero ever
33: Tom Hiddleston interviews and watching him play his parts
34: Listening to a good song
35: Rose Tyler and the Doctor being awesome
36: When I watch/read an amazing story
37: The end of an amazing story (Return of the Jedi, Return of the King, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Avatar: The Last Airbender, etc)
38: When Buffy saves the day...a lot ;)
39: The movie of Serenity
40: Sherlock and John shipping moments
41: Watching Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen's, and Robert Carlyle and Emilie de Ravin's amazing acting chemistry
42: Getting Darth Bane: Rule of Two signed by Drew Karpyshyn
43: Dancing to rock/metal/pop music when I'm by myself
44: When someone compliments me
45: The characters in my books series
46: The funny moments in Avatar: The Last Airbender
47: Running around and just being plain geeky
48: When someone smiles at me
49: My online friends
50: When someone offers to help me with something (EXCEPT lifting heavy things or when the help is unnecessary) since I appreciate people caring about me
51: When I make someone else happy
52: The ending of The Hobbit movie when Thorin hugs Bilbo
53: When I see an awesome trailer for a new movie
54: When Obi-Wan cuts Savage's arm off
56: When Belle beats Captain Hook twice in a single episode
57: Girl Jedi! Boy Jedi! ALL JEDI!!! :D
58: Obi-Wan sticking up for Anakin against the Council many, many times
59: The Star Wars EU, pretty much! :D And the movies
60: Awesome episodes from The Clone Wars (both of them), especially "Friends and Enemies"
61: Siri Tachi, Jaina Solo, Satele Shan, Nomi Sunrider, Vima Sunrider, Meetra Surick, and my other faovrite female Jedi being plain awesome
62: When VAWA passed with all its provisions still intact
63: President Obama winning the election both times
64: Luke rejecting the dark side
65: When I, intentionally, make people laugh
66: The amazing applause at the end of each theater play (especially Annie)
67: Getting a call back and then getting a part!
68: Making and planning for cosplays
69: Black Widow beating people up while tied to a chair
70: Finding good that I can eat (gluten, corn, dairy, and sometimes sugar free) like chocolate chip cookies, bread, other kinds of cookies, chips, brownies, cake, pizza crust, bread sticks, cinnamon rolls, icing, etc.
71: Being a tomboy and breaking stereotypes
72: People accepting me for who I am
73: When people care for my well being (like the time I was on a mission trip and one of the adult leaders made sure I got to the building okay while everyone else just walked on)
74: Finding a dress that looks a lot like the blue one Belle wore in The Crocodile (except mine is orange)
75: Soundtracks from my favorite movies/TV shows
76: Actor interviews
77: Birthdays and Christmas and other holidays
78: White Chocolate fudge dyed red and green
79: Ice Cream
80: Talking with other Liberal Christians
81: When someone gets a fandom related joke I say
82: Getting a lot of fans on my Facebook fanpages
83: Finding awesome posts/gifs on Tumblr
84: Actors liking statues' I post on their Facebook page's wall (Stephen Stanton and James Arnold Taylor did that for me)
85: Finding wonderful Science Fiction and Fantasy
86: SPACE! And the planets
87: Sparring against a black belt and doing pretty well
88: Starting up Star Wars: The Old Republic
89: Writing scenes in my head that I can't wait to put onto paper...well, you know what I mean.
90: Fun school subjects like Literature, History, and Science(Astronomy and Biology)
91: When people like my curly hair
92: Sparring with plastic lightsabers
93: Winning an endurance test and a running test when I didn't feel well (separate times)
94: Scoring in sports (basketball and soccer)
95: Making films and plays with people
96: Trying new foods and loving them- such as begneits, gumbo, shark meat, and crocodile meat.
97: Working with awesome casts
98: Having long talks with adults about various things like literature and TV shows
99: Frodo and Sam moments, Eowyn's "No man am I!" and other moments in the LOTR
100: Good dreams :)


  1. Awesome list! :D
    I'm trying to do this, too.
    Good dreams? I like good dreams, too, even though they're not the usual kind of 'good' dreams. Is having a dream of getting chased by Vader considered a good dream? XD

    1. Thank you!! :D
      I saw it earlier and commented :D
      I agree :) It depends really on what is considered a good dream. If you think it's a good dream, then it is a good dream :)

  2. Those are a lot of things! :D Cool list. :)


  3. Great list! :D So many wonderful things. :D