Whole30, Day 23 and a fieldtrip to The Dali

January 30, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Chewie and I walked Mack to school this morning.

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On the way home Chewie was doing his business in the yard below when right next to us the sprinklers started.

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We both got wet and ran away into the street. Needless to say, I didn’t bother to pick up his poop which was getting well-watered. Grrrr.

Once home I made breakfast.

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(breakfast hash of 2 scrambled eggs, turkey kielbasa, spinach, mushrooms, bell pepper, and butternut squash, blueberries, strawberries)

After breakfast I dropped Cal off at the bus stop and headed to the gym for Bodypump.

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After Bodypump, I showered at the gym and then went straight to The Dali Museum to meet up with Mack’s class for a fieldtrip.

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I got there before the school bus, so I wandered around taking pictures. It was still kind of foggy downtown at 10:00 a.m.

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They removed the giant mustachio from the courtyard in front of the museum.

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They still have the wishing tree, where people tie their wristbands after leaving the museum.

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I just love the views of the St. Pete waterfront from The Dali.

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The amazing helical staircase, first from the ground floor and then from the third floor:

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I wandered around the gift shop for a few minutes.

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My favorite of the Dali masterworks…The Hallucinogenic Toreador:

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Pretty soon the kiddos arrived.

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They were in awe just from the building, which is pretty awe-inspiring.

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I couldn’t take pictures inside the galleries, but the kids were so wonderful. We had a fabulous docent and the kids really paid attention and asked insightful questions. They had great observations. Mack kept saying how amazing it all was.

Afterwards we all went outside so that the kids could tie their wristbands onto the wishing tree.

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Thanks for arranging this awesome fieldtrip Mrs. G!

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Once the kids were back on the bus I went home and made lunch.

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(Romaine and spinach salad with turkey meatballs from the freezer, beets, avocado, bell pepper, an egg, and Garlic Gold vinaigrette)

Mack had a friend over to play after school and I don’t know what we did all afternoon. I have been doing laundry and cleaning house (the realtor is coming over on Thursday), but I didn’t take pictures of my housework. The next photo I have is of dinner.

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That’s a pork chop, green beans, and sweet potato.

After dinner I went back downtown for Run & Restore. First up was a 2 mile run.

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Of course I did a run/walk, but I tried to keep my average pace under 14 minutes/mile. No hip pain! It’s like a miracle!

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Next up was Restore the Core, which is a Pilates-based core workout.

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After Restore the Core, while still sweaty, I drove a couple of blocks to meet up with some friends who were having a get together at Bella Brava.

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It was a Moms Club reunion of ladies who used to be part of my Moms Club group back when the boys were little.

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It was fun chatting with them for a little bit, pretty much universally lamenting how much all the kids have grown and all the pre-adolescent drama we are now dealing with. Thanks for organizing the reunion Kelly!

After I got home Chad and I watched the latest episode of The Following. Anybody watching? Gruesome.

That’s all I have for Day 23. One week to go! Cya.