Because Grace commanded so much respect, there was always most total silence when she arrived on set, but she never distanced herself from others, and she was enormously friendly to everyone — no stuffy attitude, no star complex. As for her talents, Grace acted the way Johnny Weissmuller swam or Fred Astaire dance — she made it look easy. And she probably went through life being completely misunderstood, since she usually said exactly what she meant. (Cary Grant)
As a cross stitch fanatic, this is one of the most exciting projects I’ve seen in ages! When I’ve seen this kind of thing done before, it’s usually with wood, but this is made using a stretched canvas with holes punched through, meaning it’s going to be so much easier to hang! Whimseybox suggests that if you have something in mind to stitch but you’re not sure how to do it, search ‘8 bit’ on google images. So fun!
This is such a wonderful chart. Taken from The Farmacy on facebook.
In Canada and the United States, having frequent contact with neighbors was associated with higher levels of well-being, as was the feeling of truly belonging in a group. “If everyone in a community becomes more connected, the average level of subjective well-being would increase,” they wrote.
This may explain why Latin Americans, who live in a part of the world fraught with political and economic problems, but strong on social ties, are the happiest people in the world, according to Gallup. It may also explain why Dreher’s Louisiana came in as the happiest state in the country in a major study of 1.3 million Americans published in Science in 2009. This surprised many at the time, but makes sense given the social bonds in communities like Starhill. Meanwhile, wealthy states like New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and California were among the least happiest, even though their inhabitants have ambition in spades; year after year, they send the most number of students to Ivy League.
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