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Darcy Rose Byrnes

Darcy Rose Byrnes is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Abby Carlton Newman on The Young and the Restless, Penny Scavo on Desperate Housewives, Princess Amber on Sofia the First and Ikki on The Legend of Korra, she works as the voice of Maricela in Spirit Riding Free. Byrnes appeared in the direct-to-video film The Sparky Chronicles: The Map in 2003, the same year she landed a role in the soap opera The Young and the Restless as Abby Carlton from 2003 to 2008. During that time she had a guest starring role in The Bold and the Beautiful for 8 episodes. Byrnes has appeared in television shows including How I Met Your Mother, Ghost Whisperer, Cold Case, Dirty Sexy Money and House, she played Rebecca Knepp in the hallmark television movie, Amish Grace alongside Kimberly Williams-Paisley. She played Penny Scavo in the ABC show Desperate Housewives. Darcy Rose Byrnes on IMDb

Meditation by the Sea

Meditation by the Sea is an American folk art oil painting by an unknown artist from the early 1860s. The painting is derived from a wood engraving of Gay Head, Martha's Vineyard by David H. Strother in the September 21, 1860 issue of Harper's New Monthly. Though the receding cliff suggests the artist's familiarity with one-point perspective, the rest of the view is distorted to suggest the vastness of the scene; the artist creates a surreal image by juxtaposing the lone, brooding foreground figure with tiny silhouettes in the distance. Though solitary figures are common in the contemporary luminist paintings of the Hudson River school, the artist's approach to the subject is markedly different, they create a sense of foreboding using an ominous hanging branch. Based on the date of the Strother engraving, this painting was painted near the outbreak of the Civil War. Art collector Maxim Karolik bought the painting from J. B. Neumann for $650 in 1943. In 1945 Karolik donated the piece to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts to inaugurate the M. and M. Karolik Collection of American Art, 1815-1865

Medium-density housing

Medium-density housing is residential developments that are at higher densities than standard low-density, suburban subdivisions, but not so high that they might be regarded as high density housing. In Australia the density of standard suburban residential areas has traditionally been between 8-15 dwellings per hectare. Medium density housing can range from about 25 to 80 dwellings per hectare, though most the density is between 30 and 40 dwellings/hectare; such developments may consist of semi-attached and attached housing. Many traditional types of housing developed prior to car-based cities were at comparable densities, such as the terraced or courtyard housing found in many parts of the world; the inner suburbs in many Australian cities and those activity centres developed during the late Victorian suburban boom have examples of medium density housing. Since the 1960s, many Australian states have encouraged urban consolidation policies which have facilitated the construction of medium density housing.

The design of medium density housing requires careful consideration of urban design principles. In some cases, urban consolidation policies have allowed indiscriminate demolition of existing low-density housing across established residential suburbs, replacing them with various forms of medium density dwellings; because of this, many medium density developments have been controversial in the last 20–30 years because of their perceived negative impacts on the neighbourhood character of established residential areas. Accordingly, there has been an increasing policy emphasis by state and local governments to regulate the design of new medium density developments, such as the Victorian government's ResCode, released in 2001, the metropolitan strategy, Melbourne 2030, which seeks to confine such housing to activity centres. Apartment Suburb List of house types Save Our Suburbs Transit oriented development Urban planning

Paul Seabury

Paul Seabury was an American political scientist and foreign policy consultant. Born in Hempstead, Long Island, Seabury was a native New Yorker, he graduated from Swarthmore College in 1946, from Columbia University with a Ph. D, he taught at University of California, Berkeley starting in 1953. Once a national official of the liberal Americans for Democratic Action, after the tumultuous era of student revolt at Berkeley, he became a leading spokesman for the first American neo-conservatives, he was part of the Consortium for the Study of Intelligence, which fostered intelligence studies in American universities. He served on the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board during the Reagan Administration, he married Marie-Anne Phelps. His papers are held at the Hoover Institution, he died in California. Seabury was a great player of croquet, edited a book on the game for Abercrombie and Fitch. 1964 Bancroft Prize 1961-62 Guggenheim Fellowship "The Banality of Liberalism", The New York Review of Books, November 11, 1965 Michael Curtis, ed..

"Reviewing the United Nations". The Middle East reader. Transaction Publishers. ISBN 978-0-88738-101-0. "Trendier than thou: the many temptations of the Episcopal Church", Harper's Magazine, 1978 The Wilhelmstrasse, University of California Press, 1954 Power and Diplomacy, Random House, 1963 The Balance of Power, Chandler Pub. Co. 1965 The Rise and Decline of the Cold War, Basic Books, 1967 Edward Friedland, Paul Seabury, Aaron B. Wildavsky; the Great Detente Disaster: Oil and the Decline of American Foreign Policy. Basic Books. ISBN 978-0-465-02707-1. CS1 maint: uses authors parameter Paul Seabury, Walter A. McDougall; the Grenada Papers. Institute for Contemporary Studies. ISBN 978-0-917616-67-9. CS1 maint: uses authors parameter Angelo Codevilla, Paul Seabury. War: Ends and Means. Basic Books. ISBN 978-0-465-09067-9. CS1 maint: uses authors parameter

Peter Nott

Peter John Nott was an English Anglican bishop: from 1985 to 1999, he served as Bishop of Norwich. Nott was educated at Dulwich College and Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, he began his ordained ministry as a curate at Harpenden after which he was chaplain at Fitzwilliam College and Rector of Beaconsfield. In 1977 he was appointed as the suffragan Bishop of Taunton, he was translated to be the Bishop of Norwich upon the confirmation of his election on 12 November 1985. He retired in 1999 but continued to serve as an honorary assistant bishop in the Diocese of Oxford