Monthly Archives: November 2015

Andy Wirth Seeks Gondola Link Between Iconic Lake Tahoe Resorts


Two of the most iconic and legendary ski resorts in the Lake Tahoe region are planned to be linked together using a gondola system that has been discussed for a number of years. Powder Magazine is reporting the company that controls both Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows is about to submit plans to Placer County planners and the U.S. Forestry Service in a bid to have the gondola built between the two resorts. Squaw Valley Holdings CEO believes the gondola link will be a major source of attraction between the two distinctly different, but equally popular resorts that are separated by a small ridge.

Andy Wirth has been seeking the best ways to assist the local economy and create jobs within the Placer County region Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows are both located within. Amongst the plans Wirth has developed over recent years is a plan to redevelop the base village at Squaw Valley, which has seen Wirth and the designers of the planned village conduct numerous public meetings to gauge the reaction of the public to the development plans.

Wirth has been active in the local community since returning to work at Squaw Valley following an injury that severed his arm during a skydiving accident. The resort management executive underwent a large number of surgeries and rehabilitation techniques before his arm arm was returned to full working order. Although Andy Wirth has stated he will no longer take part in skydiving jumps he does live an active outdoors lifestyle.

Negotiations have finally taken place between Andy Wirth and Troy Caldwell, the owner of land between the two resorts. An agreement is stated to have been reached between the two parties over a deal to begin construction of the three part gondola service. Andy Wirth is seeking public support for the plan as he feels it will benefit both resorts and the local economy in a major way by increasing tourism.

Doe Deere Makeup Developer for the Not So Typical Lady

Doe Deere, also known as Xenia Verotova, was born Izhevsk, Russia on June 15, 1981. Raised in New York, Ms. Deere currently resides in Los Angeles, California with 3 cats and her husband, Mark who played guitar in Sky Salt. Doe Deere founded Lime Crime makeup in 2008. The headquarters are located in New York, New York. She believes that makeup should do more than hide imperfections. Makeup should be fun, whimsical, and change your personality and identity. Doe Deere originally wanted to have a career in fashion design and, so studied at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Before she graduated, Deere decided to start her own clothing line called Lime Crime.

Doe Deere also has an interest in music. Growing up in New York city, Deere took guitar lessons. For awhile, she joined a fairy-tale themed band called Sky Salt. She met a guitarist named Mark, who was a band member. In 2006, the group disbanded. Ms. Deere had to find another goal.

Soon after Sky Salt disbanded, Doe Deere tried experimenting with different kinds of makeup. By 2007, Deere founded Lime Crime Cosmetic Company. The eye shadow is colorized based on astrological signs. Aries is a red eye shadow, Pisces is blue, and Sagitarius is bright pink. Lipstick can come in a roll on or in a tube. The colors come in traditional and unusual, including dark purple, golden-yellow and silver.

In 2008, Lime Crime Cosmetics for unicorns was created. Doe Deere gave up the idea of designing clothes and decided to market her own makeup line instead. Doe Deere had created a partnership with Melanie Martinez, a reknowned makeup artist. In addition to traditional colored lipsticks of reds, oranges, and pinks, Deere also sells black, blue, and lavender lipstick as part of her Crime Lime collection. The eye shadow is shimmery slivery-bluish. Or if anyone is in the market for gold or silver eyeliner, Lime Crime carries it.

Doe Deere has not completely given up on clothing. She has a clothing line with outrageous designs. One particular top is white with black serpent and witchery-like designs on it. Another top borrows from Madonna’s mid-rift styles of the 1980s. This particular top is a black sheer and lacy long sleeved mid rift. Another top looks like it has Tele Tubby-like characters of people, flowers, and a cat in pink and yellow. The flowers have green stems and leaves.

There is even a shoe line. One type of shoe is a black platform shoe that laces. There are bat wings at the top of the shoe. Deere has a pink platform shoe that has criss-cross straps that tie around the ankle, like ballet slippers, only they buckle.

Doe Deere has accessories, such as a pair of socks that match the black serpent design top, perfectly. Earrings that look like the Satanic star are available only in pierced earring style. There are also pastel colored wigs for outrageous girls.

One Life To Live Launches Many Top Careers

The world of the daytime soap opera is often seen as a roundabout of actors moving between the many different soap operas shown on U.S. network TV each weekday. There are some soap operas that have a long history of developing some of the top talents in U.S. TV and movies, amongst those with the best track records of success is “One Life To Live’. Amongst those who have walked the streets of the fictional suburb of Llanview are Tommy Lee Jones, Laurence Fishburne, and Hayden Panettiere.

In the 21st century there have been a number of successful actors pass through ‘One Life To Live’, including former ‘Guiding Light’ star Crystal Hunt. The actress has spent a large amount of her career working in soap operas, but has not allowed herself to be limited by this popular TV genre. As Stacy Morasco in ‘One Life To Live’ Crystal Hunt became one of the most popular performers on the TV, and remains a popular force on Vimeo for her self produced works.

Crystal Hunt has often tried to stretch herself by taking on roles in different TV shows and movies, include her popular role as Dinky in ‘Sydney White’. After returning to ‘One Life To Live’ in a guest role in 2012 as the show moved towards cancellation, on Instagram Crystal Hunt pointed out that she has recently looked to establish herself as a face to be seen on both TV and movie screens. Perhaps the highest profile role Hunt has taken since her departure from the soap opera industry is that of Lauren in ‘Magic Mike XXL’.  You can read a larger biography about Crystal’s career here.

The soap opera did look to launch a number of new careers after its cancellation from network TV by becoming one of the first TV shows to switch full time to an Online streaming service. However, legal problems have seen this move last for only a few episodes, but the owners and producers of ‘One Life To Live’ hope to make the switch to a streaming service a full time change in the coming months.