T-14 days until Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens!!! (Let's eat cake!)

T-14 days until The Force Awakens!

When I was five, I went to the the movie theater for the first time.  And while other girls my age might have chosen lighter fare, I went to see The Empire Strikes Back.  

This wasn't my first exposure to Sci Fi by any means.  My favorite undershirt at the time had Buck Rogers on the front and every week I'd curl up with my Dad on the couch to watch Buck, and his robotic sidekick Twiki, defeat the evil Princess Ardala.  

I loved nothing more than a starship captained by a swashbuckling lead, quirky androids, alien races, and some lazer-based weaponry... so Star Wars was exactly in my little five-year-old tomboy wheelhouse.

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