Sometimes you get that new Nike itch and you just gotta scratch it. Here are my top picks from Nike.com. Can y’all help me pick out what to get? Poll ends tomorrow at noon. I’ll be placing me order soon after. Thanks. Y’all rock.
I’m a travelholic, I admit. But this weekend, I actually stayed in town. That left time to act like a tourist in sunny Chicago. On Sunday, I went to the the Lincoln Park Conservatory, The Chicago History Museum, and Lincoln Hotel for a drink at The J. Parker. The Lincoln Park Conservatory: This paradise under glass was built in the late 1800s. Room after room is categorized and filled with different plants. It’s steamy, beautiful, and overwhelming to think how […]
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Here are a couple of photos from Albany all the way to Texas with bright orange dreams and stuff. So really, tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one precious and wild life? travel? work? create? have fun? see things differently? sit in a pile of leaves? life’s short. just do it already.
Last Friday night, I went to the opening night of Typeforce– a show featuring some of Chicago’s typographic all-stars. It was a great show, with tons of work that pushed the idea of typography into some really fun exploratory areas. My friend, Jennie Li, had work featured from her blog Shit People Tweet. (the prints about hipster boobs and Times New Roman) Check out her tumblr! Do it!! I wore an interesting outfit that night. The yellow shirt is a Nike Dry Fit running […]
Do you ever get tired of hearing- “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?” I know I sure do. And I feel as though I’ve heard that way too much lately. This has been a really tough week- I’ll spare you the details. Today I knew I just needed to run and get everything off my brain-frame. Usually I run on a treadmill…lame…I know all you avid runners are rolling your eyes at me right now. I’ve just always felt […]
I’ve loved Michelangelo- his work and his life story- since I saw the Sistine Chapel when I was in 5th grade. He accomplished so much in his life and became a renowned artist known for his paintings, sculptures, and writings before he was even 22 years old! The quote that I drew out above makes me want to see the world around me differently. Everything is beautiful in its own way; a stop sign, a bunch of buses on a […]
Insanity is relative. It depends on who has who locked in what cage. -Ray Bradbury This quote is from one of my favorite authors of all time. Just a reminder that if you are inspired to do something great- then do it. Even if everyone thinks you’re crazy. You may be wondering about the absence of a Nike in this post, does a Nike shoelace count? I think so- especially when it is accompanied by hand drawn type.