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Vicky @raincity ?

active 2 years, 6 months ago
  • Vicky commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Harry Potter edition   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    Sorry to flood the comments section, but you’re so lucky to have “grown up” and “graduated” with Harry Potter! It’s really a coming-of-age tale, with the recognition of increasing responsibilities and challenges. It’s awesome you were in that age cohort to experience your growth along with Harry and friends. Rowling’s description of dementors and depression [...]

  • Vicky commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Harry Potter edition   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    I decided to mention my favorite characters. :-)

  • Vicky commented on the blog post The Wednesday Weigh-In: Harry Potter edition   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    I should have said children and young adults. The HP books definitely darken, and adult themes emerge along the way. I think the dementors in the 3rd installment then the return of Voldemort (plus Cedric’s murder) in the 4th one are clear red flags for parents introducing their kids to the series. In contrast, the [...]

  • Vicky commented on the blog post Rogers Cup: “Come For the Ladies, Stay for the Legends”   2 years, 9 months ago · View

    I get Vanessa’s interpretation when reading the words, but the visual of the poster gives the opposite effect. The women dominate the space, and are shown as fierce athletes kicking ass. The legends look like friendly retirees in the usual retiree polo-shirt get-up, happy to reminisce about the old glory days and enjoying some reflected [...]

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