As I continue working on scrapbooking my daughter’s life, I continue to see the value in having first rate stamps from Stampin’Up! and a first rate die cutting machine called Cricut. I used to handcut shapes for the frames around my photos, then I found some plastic forms to use which could be cut around. But I never got the polished, finished look that a diecut shape from the Cricut machine gave me.
They had a daughter, Courtney, the second time around. Wagner has been married to actress and former Bond girl Jill St. John since 1990. Games commentators are reappraising the identity of people playing games, and the representation of women in big name titles. As a consequence, things are evolving. The incredibly popular Call of Duty franchise now allows you to customise your soldier character as female, while in 2013 reboot of Tomb Raider, the famously chest heavy Lara Croft was reimagined with a more realistic outline..
For much of the world soccer has long served as a form of ritual combat onto which neighborhoods, tribes and even nations could project their most passionate enmities. When Real Sociedad, the pride of the Basque country, comes up against Real Madrid, the soccer symbol of the Spanish crown, it’s more than simply an athletic spectacle involving 22 men and a ball. And when a Republic of Ireland striker puts one past the England goalkeeper in an international fixture, the roar heard across the Irish Diaspora expresses a passion that long predates the game of soccer itself.
‘One of my make up artists in Korea knows how tired I get and she gave me this box of liquid ginseng in little packets. It tastes horrible but it gives you this burst of energy. I’ve kind of veered away from coffee recently so I’m just trying to find the most holistic ways I can sustain my energy throughout the day.
That wave also could be seen in the primary results for local races. Brandon Vick, a Republican legislator from the 18th District who won with 63 percent of the vote two years ago, received 51.8 percent in a two person primary. Kathy Gillespie, a Democrat running in that same traditionally conservative district, received 52.3 percent in a two person race..
No Shape basks in decadence, that bastion of queer aesthetics: Hadreas’ voice and piano are complemented by strings, warm guitars and lush synthesizers. It’s notably less dark than earlier Perfume Genius albums; more often than not, it’s downright defiant in the face of judgement and fear. “What you think? / I don’t remember asking,” Hadreas sneers on “Go Ahead.” His trademark tenderness and vulnerability still animate the darker aspects of No Shape as he addresses his fear of God, of death, of loss; his desire to be freed of a problematic body; his uneasiness with the stability of love.