“He saw it was more than just an entertainment headline grabbing thing. He saw there was a story there. After I did some research on him, I saw that he wanted to collect some real emotion to people with the things that makes them happiest [that] happens to be video games.”.
Which I didn’t listen to until after we had made an EP, by the way, on purpose. I love Lookbook now, I’m actually a huge fan. But I decided not to listen to it while we were making the songs, because I didn’t want to get too in my head, or intimidated, or influenced.
BETSY CAULKINS BOOKOUT (swimming) Three time high school All American for GPS Five years on varsity (1975 79); team captain and most valuable swimmer as senior . Member of state champion 4×100 freestyle relay team, setting a state record . First Chattanooga area female to receive a college swimming scholarship (Brenau College) swimming for Fairyland Club, won multiple City Meet titles in 200 individual medley and high point award coached in the local swim league for Fairyland and Hamilton Club.
While as a fan, I desire the success of Toronto’s Maple Leafs and Blue Jays (I’m non partisan when it comes to the NFL), I do not pray to God that they win. For me, such a prayer trivializes what it means to pray. It also necessarily implies a desire for God to intervene in another team’s loss.
That why, for almost a month, there been a deafening silence out of PG County. Downplaying the scandal, County Council member Andrea Harrison said, are under a little bit of a cloud, so to speak. Little bit of a cloud? The county executive is wearing a GPS detention ankle bracelet; the FBI is holding his passport; his wife (a new council member and an alleged co conspirator) can vote in committee; their police bodyguard is in jail for manslaughter; a former school superintendent is in jail for kickbacks; a state senator bribery trial is pending; three county cops are under arrest on drug, gun and smuggling charges; the county is being sued by a landlord who says his county lease depended on paying off a host of local officials, and the county executive arrest made TV news around the world, including China!.
Once a year, family and friends get together for a day full of camaraderie, nachos, wings, and beer, and some football. If you guessed that I am talking about the Super Bowl, you are correct. But, if you’re like me, it’s not the atmosphere or the football of this occasion that I look forward to most, it is the commercials.