Monday, November 19, 2007

Manic Monday - Relish

This week’s Manic Monday word is Relish. Since I am not a fan of relish the food, let’s see if I can employ this word in a different story.

This weekend, we took the kids to see Go, Diego, Go Live! The Great Jaguar Rescue. Now, I have told you all the tales of my daughter’s tantrums, so you can imagine that when my husband came to me and told me he had bought tickets for us to take the kids to a live show, I did not relish the thought.

Eric assured me it would be fine (yeah, because I’m the one that would be out in the lobby with the screaming girl). Anyway, Saturday was the big day, so we loaded up the kids and headed for the Music Hall in downtown Kansas City. After we paid our $7 parking (!!), we created a backup of people as Georgia had to hop up the stairs to the theatre.

Then we found our seats, and I saw that my loving husband had purchased box seats. Oh, praise the Lord! That meant there were only four other people in our box to hear us in case there was an issue.

Luckily, the kids are soooo into Diego and Dora that we didn’t have much of a situation. Georgia seemed to develop an instant dislike to the child in front of us and kept telling him to “GO AWAY!” But other than that, she took so much relish in the fact that she was seeing Diego Live! that when the music started, she was literally vibrating on my lap with excitement.

Oh yes, she did sit on my lap the entire time, as I knew she would. Unfortunately, we still had to purchase a ticket for her, so Eric let his annoyance be known at the fact that we purchased a $30 seat for our coats.

As soon as the show started, they told the kids to get up and practice their jaguar jumps. I thought they were trying to sabotage me, because once Georgia was up, it was difficult to get her seated again. Luckily my off-key singing calms her, and I know all the words to the Diego songs.

Speaking of which, am I the only one that thinks these songs are catchy? As I was belting out “Vamos Diego vamos! Al rescate, amigo. To the rescue my friend!” I noticed that I was the only parent who was singing along. Hmmm. What’s up with that?!

After the show was over, both kids were happy and exhausted. Apparently the letdown from that Diego high is a doozy. Eric was so happy that he’s already planning our next live show with the kids. And I might even consider taking Georgia to a movie. Do I dare?


Crazy Working Mom said...

Oh how fun! We saw Dora's Pirate adventure live and it was pretty cool. :) Glad y'all had a good time.

Ian said...

Sure, you can take her to a movie! Just give her a healthy dose of cough medicine first...Especially the drowsy kind...


Anonymous said...

And how about you? Were you exhausted after the show? You guys are the coolest taking your kids to a live show!!

Gattina said...

At least you made a nice story out of this word ! I didn't understand the word "relish" and my dictionary didn't help me either. Relish for me was the labelled glass on Moo's blog, lol !

Durward Discussion said...

Congratulations on your survival skills. May the children continue to enjoy those excursions.

Unknown said...

Oh yes the tantrums! I got ice side seats to Highschool musical 2, my 4 year was runing around the 1st 1/2 and then when hsm 1 was over and they did hsm 2, he sat, and sang it was so great!

Nice Monday post! Happy Monday! I just posted Manic Monday - RELISH Meme!

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Sandee said...

Yay, a good day. Awesome and I'm glad everything worked out. The little boy probably had cooties and that's why she kept telling him to go away. Have a great MM. :)

Desert Songbird said...

You're a brave woman and a good mom.

Travis Cody said...


Happy MM!