OK, we admit it, we’re fond of nasturtiums. The hardy mums for sale at the grocery store are bright, but their remarkable uniformity of shape and color makes them look, well, you know, rather fake. So we pulled the cork from this old medicine bottle and used it for a vase. Added water and nasturtiums. Nice bit of color on the window sill.
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The World Happiness Report, released by the United Nations, ranks countries on six key variables that support well-being: income, freedom, trust, healthy life expectancy, social support and generosity. This year, Finland is first, followed by Norway, Denmark, Iceland and Switzerland, followed by Netherlands, Canada,New Zealand, Sweden, Australia. The United States, which has never been in the top ten, silpped down four places from last year and is now 18th. President Trump may make American Great Again, but apparently not happier.