High School Musical on Ice

April 13, 2008 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

We had a good time last night.  I have never been to a “Disney on Ice” show and enjoyed “something new…it feels so right, just to be with you…” to steal one of the songs.  Since it is a hallmark show of their growing up years, I think it is something two little friends will always remember.  I’m glad someone wasn’t able to go and we were invited.   I probably never would have had the foresight to have bought the tickets when they were cheaper.

We laughed at how many times our little adventure was bloggable just getting there.  We are, shall we say, not used to getting out.  I wish I could quote the Yahoo! directions, but one line involved four different road numbers for one exit.  I had to read it three or four times just to find the one number and by then, we’d heard the four numbers twelve times and were both starting to shutter.

We stopped by “Claire’s”, the obvious choice for a Mommy-daughter outing, and picked up some needed birthday gift items.  Then, we had some good soup on a cool night at a favorite restuarant which I will not mention to try to save you all some cravings.  

My favorite song was “Get Your Head in the Game” with the basketball dribbling sequence.  It was my favorite in the show, too.  The characters mannerisms were so much like the actors!  The combination of dance, theatre, and impeccable timing and execution made it a good show.  They did the first movie before intermission and the second after.  Quite a feat!  It ran about 1 hour and 45 minutes of show-time. 

We had printed instructions to the area, from the arena to the restaurant, and from the restaurant home.  I’ve never done that with travel, but it was wonderful planning!  Saved us a ton of time and frustration getting turned around in unfamiliar territory.  I need to remember that!

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  • 1. Misty  |  April 15, 2008 at 6:16 pm

    Wow, what a great endeavor to drive up there for that alone 🙂 But a great mommy/daughter date. I’ll have to keep things like that in mind for the near future.

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