“Zucchini, asparagus and…what’s this one called again?
Oracene Price, the mother of Venus and Serena Williams, doesn’t have much to complain about.
Yet, in barely more than a year, she started a journey to complete happiness that is (almost) as impressive as her many Grand Slam wins. Drake and Williams were first outed as a rumored couple in August 2015, when they were photographed getting cozy in a Cincinnati restaurant.
Drake had previously been spotting sitting courtside at one of her tennis matches, which stirred a bit of speculation, but it wasn't until the prophetic paparazzi photos dropped that the rumors about the twosome really ramped up.
It's actually fascinating how quickly they lapse into regular behavior. This is apparently a thing happening across the country. Took down every stone and dumped them in the Hudson river," Ofglen says.
"They fucking erased it."Offred considers this for a while.
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"I wish he'd hurry the fuck up," she thinks, echoing me, screaming at my screen. They still have to keep up appearances — in the presence of others it's all "Blessed be the fruit," and "Under his eye" — but alone, the two share details of their lives "before." They never say what comes after; they don't need to. (We learn she escaped the great purge of college professors because she "had two good ovaries.")The two come across a church being destroyed.
It was enough to hit a chord with Williams and the pair’s relationship has only grown from there.
After hiring Mouratoglou as her coach Williams reeled off victories in 19 straight matches, won titles at Wimbledon and the US Open and closed out the year with a 36-1 record.
On the one hand, the idea that there's a way out of this seems like "a hangover from an extinct reality." We believe the system will work for us, because it always has. But on the other hand, clear lines have been drawn.
There is still a resistance, fighting with the Guardians of the Faithful in "the remains of Chicago." Not everyone has given up. Because now, there is a them." (Random thought: Can you even Offred is stewing over what that means when the Birthmobile shows up.