I rode my bike 15 miles on Saturday, wearing a dress and boots, naturally. The rain stayed away for my ride, although the fog and wind were quite harsh. I pumped myself up by pulling out my iPod on the bike path. The thumping beats of Lady Gaga and Kate Nash made me push myself harder and I accidentally got quite a workout. I cooled down comfortably after five minutes of sitting on a park bench among the falling cherry blossoms.
My destination was the Art Institute of Chicago downtown. I met up with Melissa, who took the train from the suburbs, to see the temporary Matisse exhibit. Six rooms of Matisse was pure joy! I love Matisse. The exhibit was especially fun with such a cool friend, up for games such as, “Which do you like better?” and “Was he mad at his wife when he painted that portrait?”
A little bit of pop, a little bit of culture, a whole lot of biking – that’s my kind of day.
More awesome rainy city adventures today, but that story will have to wait. I hope everyone else is having a good weekend!