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True Christmas Joy: Tickets to Star Wars

Jeff Hall

Posted on December 13, 2017 10:56

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May the Force be with you this holiday season, my friends.

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I just snagged two seats for opening night of Star Wars.  Hooray! 

My Christmas season is made!

When my two daughters were maybe 9 and 11 -- they're now 31 and 29 -- I sat them down and showed them Star Wars. 

I told them, "everything you need to know about life, you can find it here."

One daughter was completely bored and thought the whole thing was stupid.  

The other said the special effects looked "fake."

Where did I go wrong?

Later in life, I got a shot at redemption. 

My wife and I got together in our fifties.  At some point during our courting, I learned that she had never seen Star Wars. 

I was shocked and amazed.

She generally likes chick flicks and we have kind of a standing deal.  If I see a chick flick with her, she has to watch a "good" movie with me.

I told her I'd watch two chick flicks for every one Star Wars.  She could tell this was important to me and agreed.

I bought the DVD set, plunked her down in front of the TV and held my breath. 

Would she too think this whole Star Wars thing was dumb? 

Lo and behold, she loved it!  I'm telling you, I'm the luckiest guy on the planet. 

We're both going Friday night -- opening night!

Christmas is supposed to bring out the kid in all of us. MY inner child couldn't be more excited! 

Just a few more days till STAR WARS!

 

 

 

Jeff Hall

Posted on December 13, 2017 10:56

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