He Doesn’t Care

We take care of our friends’ dog Odin sometimes during the day while his owner is at work.

M: C’mon Odin! Get your leash, Odi-Wan Kenobi! (That’s what we call him sometimes.) Was he a Stormtrooper?

Me: Uh, no, Obi-Wan Kenobi was a Jedi Master. The Stormtroopers are the ones in white.

M: So he wasn’t in the cantina band?

Me: No! Obi-Wan was a great Jedi who was trained by Yoda. Yoda also trained Luke Skywalker, who was told by his uncle that Darth Vader killed his father. In a way he did, when Anakin Skywalker went to the dark side. Luke was young and impatient. “So was I…” That’s what Obi-Wan said when he reminded Yoda what he himself was like when Yoda trained him. Yoda was 800 years old. He too was a great Jedi Master.

M: I don’t care.

Me: Sigh…

Written by Anne Clendening
Anne Clendening was born and raised in L.A. She's a yoga teacher, a writer and occasionally slings cocktails in a Hollywood bar. She could eat chocolate cake for every meal of the day. She has a huge fear of heights and flying. And fire. She wishes she could speak French, play her guitar better and make cannoli. She's probably listening to The Dark Side Of The Moon right now, kickin’ it with her boxer dog and her hot Australian husband ★