An Artistic Celebration of 50 Days in Quarantine

I’m sharing this post in honor of my 50th day of quarantine. Yes, we’ve all heard it a million times already–these are strange, historic, and difficult times. Although we’re all struggling on different levels, it’s always good to be thankful for who and what you have. I’m so grateful that my family is happy and…

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North Carolina Museum of Art

While visiting my dearest friend in all the world, we went to the North Carolina Museum of Art. It was awesome. Here are a few of my favorite pieces in their collection:

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chillin’ out (air) maxin’ all cool

Guys! Happy Air Max Day! There’s no better way to celebrate than a pair of pink Nikes, paper flowers, and Fresh Prince of Bel Air lyrics (that have been slightly modified). What’s so great about Air Max sneakers, you ask? Well, they make it possible to walk on air. That’s awesome. They’re comfortable as heck. And…

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art museum posts are my favorite kinda posts

The Kimbell in Fort Worth, Texas is on of my favorite museums. I’m a Michelangelo freak, so that might explain it. A few years ago, The Kimbell acquired The Torment of Saint Anthony. It is supposedly Michelangelo’s first painting. You can see it above– depicting an old guy being attacked by a buncha demons. How cool…

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uno, dos, tres años!

I’m the type of person who is notoriously bad at remembering dates. Thank goodness for technology that does the remembering for me. Wordpress reminded me this morning that today marks the 3rd year of fortheloveofnike. One thousand and ninety five days ago, I started this blog for fun. After 422 posts and 7,016 of the…

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Missoni Tribute: Butternut Squash Nike

Welcome to your Wednesday Rewind, folks! This is a post from 2011. I was rummaging through some old photos and found this series. Butternut squash and fall and chevron and Nikes and Missoni. Sounds like pure bliss, huh? yep. What do you think I should paint this year?

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Missoni Tribute- butternut squash painted like a Nike shoe

  Since I didn’t get around to carving a pumpkin this year, I thought it would be a nice change to paint a pumpkin. When I was trying to pick one out in the grocery store, this butternut squash kept calling my name for the opposite bin. The funny thing is, the shape reminded me…

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