OK, last mention of "The Empire Strikes Back." Really.
Today was a pretty awesome day. Overnight camping trip that ended this morning, little league baseball pictures, followed by a card show. Stumbled across this on the net earlier, a giveaway from last night's Dodgers-Tigers game:
Apparently, the Dodgers recognized the 30th anniversary with "Empire Strikes Back Night." Obi-Wan from "The Clone Wars" sang the National Anthem, Chewbacca threw out the first pitch.
Are you kidding me? How great is this? What I would have done to have baseball combined with Empire back in 1980. It would not have gotten any better.
My son and I watched Empire today, he for the first time. At the climatic scene, I watched him instead of the movie. Watching his eyes grow wide at the "I am your father" line and his incredulous look at me was priceless. It will be a memory I will have for the rest of my life.
On a related note, another 1980s icon is celebrating a 30th anniversary today.
Released in Japan, Pac-Man would rule the world. But that's another post for another day.
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