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America, American, and Europe: 6 2 1 5 3 European elevators start at 0, American elevators start at 1. Europe America???

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Scout, She, and This: This is Scout and she also likes to ride in elevators.

This is Scout and she also likes to ride in elevators.

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Animals, Books, and Radio: hugcollector: thisbutgoodomens: itsgoodomens-blog: There is a British KitKat chocolate bar TV commercial that predates Good Omens, and which involves an angel and a devil who are just starting their respective coffee breaks. Both exit from separate elevators, the angel accompanied by several pure-white animals, while the devil turns back into his elevator and screams, in a British accent, “Shut up!” to whatever demons are causing a ruckus behind him. If you are now thinking that this is an extremely unlikely, farfetched annotation – well, so did I, until Terry Pratchett himself gave us the following piece of information (when some folks were having further discussions on how old this ad exactly was): “I’m pretty sure [this ad] started about the same time as Good Omens, because: One night I was sitting there typing away when I looked up and there the angel and the devil were, having a teabreak (it’s not really a particularly Good Omens idea, but I know why people like it…) And I thought, hey, great… And about half an hour later there was an ad (some UK viewers might remember it) for an insurance company which showed a businessman with wide angel wings walking down the street… And then, just when I was doing the bit where Crowley muses that people are much better than demons at thinking up horrible things to do to one another, I switched on the radio; there was a performance of The Tempest, and someone said “Hell is empty and all the devils are here”. It was a weird evening, really.“ (source: The Annotated Pratchett File)

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America, Bad, and Best Friend: e ka rdes s oon dhsapeaned Age9, Ce hemar le her and he beipedmould hosupesa The awkwardness soon disappeared. Aged 19, Carey was discovered by Tommy Mottola, boss of the multi-national Columbia label. her he married her and he helped mould her into a superstar covered by "Alot of young women relate to these e signed her. introspective, really honest moments about childhood and overcomind After the rise came the inevitable fall: divorce, a (sort of) nervous breakdown, relative failure and ridicule. Finally, there is redemption via a musical renaissance culminating in her 10th album, The Emancipation Of Mimi. The only constant in the morality tale that is her life has been the constant sneering: she's dull, she's dim, she's a diva. "I don't understand that," she admits. "It's a sexist thing, honestly. If a man, say Mick Jagger, is regarded as a sex symbol- not that I'm calling myself a sex symbol, perish the thought - do people doubt that he writes and sings his songs as they do me? I bring the melody, I bring the concept and I bring the lyrics to my songs. I've always been fully involved in my music. Always." That may not be in doubt. Less clear is why she should be so staggeringly popular. After all, others have the looks and the songs and who wouldn't relish being greeted by a platoon of three-foot candles? "I don't know," she confesses. I've worked very hard, but because of my songwriting my fans relate to me on another level. They hear the personal songs such as Looking In from Daydream, Close My Eyes and Outside fronm Butterfly or Petals from Rainbow where I talk about things that have happened to me. A lot of young women relate to these introspective, really honest moments about childhood and overcoming difficulties. That's whyI have such a connection with my fans. "When people say 'your song got me through a moment of my life', that the validation, the real moment of glory, because you've actually touc somebody's life. I always said that if I became famous, it would validate my existence. It didn't. Instead, the fans compel me to keep going Those fans were desperately needed in her darkest hour. After a lavish ceremony in 1993, her marriage to the domineering Mottola soon turned sour "When you're married to someone who's also the head of your label; when his best friend is your lawyer and his lawyer; when your manager used to work for him and when everybody around you is on s payroll feat. What I'm really proud of is that I paid for half of everything in our mansion, down to the lighting bills and the water in the refrigerator. I knoww that I was never kept by anybody. Overall though, I really do look at what happened as a blessing because I had to go through everything so I could write about it and other people could find inspiration. I had to stop with all the worrying and rise above all the negativity that person had brought to my life and to the people around me. icult situation. For a young woman to get out of it is a By the time they divorced five years later, Carey was emotionally spent and had what is routinely referred to as a breakdown: "I was physically and emotionally depleted from having to fight constantly She fled Columbia and signed to Virgin for $80 million, the biggest reco September 11, 2001 and promptly disappeared. Having followed her wallet rather than her instinct, Carey was soon paid off and moved on. "Anybody would have taken that deal, but now I realise that Virgin weren't equipped to deal with the type of music I make." ract in istory. Her Virgin album, Glitter, was released on When she re-surfaced with 2002's Charmbracelet, "that whole moment was about this supposed breakdown. People wanted me to talk about it and to cry on television with Oprah. People were whispering 'be vulnerable in my ear. People cloud your perceptions sometimes especially when youu don't want them to think you're a difficult diva. Ultimately, you have to trust your gut The joyous experience that was recording The Emancipation Of Mimi (Mimi is her pet name) has completed her recovery. "I'm in the best state I've ever been in. I'm in a great moment. I'm very excited and it's a really great time for me." Not bad going for a woman who, when she isn't demanding red carpets, three-foot candles and breaking fingernails, legendarily refuses to use stairs. "Yeah right," she giggles. "I'm the complete opposite. Actually I've been stuck in elevators in Germany, in Japan and in my own apartment close to where the World Trade Center used to be, so I really, really hate elevators. "But I go in them when I have to. Here in Britain, the elevators seem to be much smaller than in America, so it gets me feeling even more uneasy. All the time I'm saying can't we just take the stairs?' I'm always about stairs unless it's 20 flights, l even use stairs when I'm in my heels. Sometimes, I just don't know what people are talking about." T he Emancipation Of Mimi is out now on Def Jam festivemomentspow:Mariah Carey, 2005

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Cars, Crazy, and Creepy: DAY 1 DAY 101 WHAT DOES THAT NOISE MEAN? IS THIS MY STOP? Two MoRE STOPS. WHERE AM 12 DAY 1 DA4 101 STRATEGICALLY SPEAKING, THE SECOND To LAST SEAT ON THE RIGHT IS WHERE I'm LEAST LIKELY TO HAVE SOMEONE SIT NEXT TO ME.. YES.. GUESS ILL JUST SIT IN THE FRONT. umon DAY 1 DAY 101 DAY 1 DAY 101 2 7 DAY 1 DAY 101 OH WoW! THAT CARS COmPLETELY EmPTy! (LUCKy ME! NoPE NoPE NOPE Collegeu <p><a href="https://quoth-the-fool.tumblr.com/post/164582965978/libertarirynn-aprillikesthings" class="tumblr_blog">quoth-the-fool</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/164582296564/aprillikesthings-museumnelson" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://aprillikesthings.tumblr.com/post/164514420032/museumnelson-republicansareahategroup" class="tumblr_blog">aprillikesthings</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://museumnelson.tumblr.com/post/164506824989/republicansareahategroup-pr1nceshawn-taking" class="tumblr_blog">museumnelson</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://republicansareahategroup.tumblr.com/post/164497867162/pr1nceshawn-taking-public-transit-day-1-vs" class="tumblr_blog">republicansareahategroup</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://pr1nceshawn.tumblr.com/post/163616587330/taking-public-transit-day-1-vs-day-101" class="tumblr_blog">pr1nceshawn</a>:</p> <blockquote><h2> Taking Public Transit: Day 1 vs Day 101.</h2></blockquote> <p>I don’t get the last one e.e</p> </blockquote> <p>If it is empty and the other cars are full there is a reason you don’t want to learn that reason <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>^^^^^ </p> </blockquote> <p>This is so accurate. Last time I rode the subway I was practically able to doze off while standing up and holding onto one of the bars. You get used to anything.</p></blockquote> <p>The one with the screamibg did resonates with me. Lol. I was so freaked out when I witness my first crazy person on the bus. But now I’m just like whatever dude. You do you.</p></blockquote> <p>Yup. And let&rsquo;s not forget those creepy elevators down to the station that perpetually smell like urine.</p>

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Children, Parents, and Control: 13 Helpful Phrases You Can Say to Calm an Anxious Child "I AM HERE; YOU ARE SAFE." Anxiety has a way of making things look worse and feel scarier than when we are not feeling worried. These words can offer comfort and safety when your child is feeling out of control, especially if they are at the height of their worry. "TELL ME ABOUT IT." Give your child room to talk about their fears without interrupting. Some children need to have time to process through their thoughts. HOW BIG IS YOUR WORRY?" Help your child verbalize the size of their worry and give you an accurate picture of how it feels to them "WHAT DO YOU WANT TO TELL YOUR WORRY?" Give your child room to talk about their fears without interrupting. Some children need to have time to process through their thoughts. "CAN YOU DRAW IT?" Many kids cannot express their emotions with words. Encourage them to draw paint or create their worries on paper. "LET'S CHANGE THE ENDING." Anxious children often feel stuck in the same pattern without a way out. Help them see different options by telling their story, but leaving off the ending. WHAT OTHER THINGS DO YOU KNOW ABOU FILL IN BLANK)?" Some children feel empowered when they have more information about their fear (especially things like tornadoes, bees, elevators, etc.) "WHICH CALMING STRATEGY DO YOU WANT TO USE? Work proactively to create a long list of calming strategies your child enjoys Practice them during the day, at random times when your child feels calm "I'M GOING TO TAKE A DEEP BREATH Sometimes our children are so worried that they resist our encouragement to pick a calming strategy. In this case, use yourself as the calming skl! Verbalize what you are doing and how it makes you feel IT'S SCARY AND." Acknowledge your child's fear without making it even more frightening by using the word "AND." After the word "and" you can add phrases like, You are safe." or You've conquered this fear before." or You have a plan." "I CAN'T WAIT TO HEAR ABOUT... It's hard to see our kids suffer with worry. Many parents rush in to rescue their child from an anxiety-producing situation "WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM ME?" Instead of assuming that you know what your child needs, give them an opportunity to tell you what would help "THIS FEELING WILL PASS." This may be a phrase you can both use when your child is at the height of panic. All feelings pass eventually. It often feels like they will never end, you won't make it through, or it's too hard. And that's OK. Don't let your brain get stuck in that moment, focus on the relief that is on the horizon Source: This infographic was created based on a wonderful article written by Nicole Schwawrz found at Lime Adventures.com. Nicole's blog can be found at ImperfectFamilies.com. Get tips and tools to alleviate childhood anxiety: www.gozen.com
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