For the Love of Olive Oil


#158/365 Paintings

What would you do for the love of olive oil? Olive oil is one of the best things we have to stage— dress— love our food with (besides butter and our hearts of course).

I found myself on an airplane so proud to know I had an authentic quart of olive oil given to me by a sailor from a fishing trip I took off the coast of Greece. I made it last. I can’t describe how incredible it was. I would do a lot for the love of olive oil. Including turning up the charm with a chubby sailor sitting next to a crate of all that golden potential.


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  • Brigid June 8, 2013   Reply →

    I love this and the story, too. Hope you are making progress on your bedroom and feeling strong today. Go Niya, go Niya!

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    • niya christine June 10, 2013   Reply →

      Brigid you would have LOVED this sailor.

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