for the love of nike

sporty and refined

sporty and refined

sporty and refined

sporty and refined

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

country v. city

The outfit pictured above is an interesting concoction of sporty (with the Nike top) and a bit more refined (with the wide leg high rise paints from Anthropologie). I topped it off with an American Apparel bow, a necklace I found on a thrifting venture, and some Urban Outfitters wedges. Since I paired opposites in my outfit, I thought it’d be fitting to have comparisons in the following photos. The pictures of scenery from both country and city life offer another interesting juxtaposition- and let me get out a little Texas and Chicago love at once.

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If you are a Francophile, and you like French cinéma, bossa nova film scores, and race cars (in that order), then this is the movie for you (if not- well, you’re probably better off looking elsewhere).

The main character spends a lot of time behind the wheel of a couple of Mustangs, in particular:

But also a Brabham Ford F3:

And a GT40:

Une filme de Claude Lelouch (yes, that Claude Lelouch).

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PhotoPoetics™

It’s award season. I never watch awards shows. I figure I shouldn’t have to sit through 3 hours of over-the-top, scripted, rehearsed programming to learn who has been chosen by their peers to take home a statue. I know I sound jaded but I just can’t help thinking about the other things I could do with that time. I read the results after the shows are over, which takes about a whole 10 minutes.

On top of this, I’ve never understood the whole process behind each award. If only it could be this straightforward:

Francina at Seasons Poetry has nominated me for two blog awards, the ABC Blogger Award and the Genuine Blogger Award. She is a regular visitor to my site and she always leaves supportive comments. I appreciate every word of encouragement she has given to me.

Thank you for your support and for sharing my work…

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