One of my strongest childhood memories was our family trip in 1985 to Orlando, Florida; our first pilgrimage to Walt Disney World. We did a lot of fun things, saw a lot of amazing sights, and ate a lot of good food. As one does on such a trip. And the strongest food memory I have?
My boys had a tough decision to make this morning, after they’d finished breakfast and had to get dressed:
Which superheroes would they be dressing up as to go see Marvel Universe LIVE?
My youngest opted for Captain America, muscle-bound, and carrying his trust shield/Frisbee with him everywhere he went.
My oldest opted for Spider-Man, but — ever the practical one — after wearing the mask for a short time he figured it blocked his view too much, and (wanting to be able to see every bit of the show)decided instead to wear his Spider-Man-print Hawaiian shirt, and attend the show as Peter Parker in disguise.
These tough choices decided, we packed up and headed to the Moda Center at the Rose Quarter, found our seats, and waited for the show to begin.
I think if there’s one word I would use to sum up the Marvel Universe LIVE experience, it would be this: