Author: Ken Tate
Publisher: DRG Wholesale
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Back in the Good Old Days, we were never bored. First, it was not allowed; second, we chose not to be. If we said that we were bored, our Mom gave us work to do.
Author: Ken Tate,Janice Tate
Publisher: DRG Wholesale
These stories not only share the wisdom but also heartwarming examples show how Country Wisdom was put into practice in the Good Ole Days.
Author: Marcia Landy
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
Category: Performing Arts
A comprehensive study examining the history, content, and context of the legendary comedy series Monty Python's Flying Circus.
Author: Robert H. T. W. Nieder
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
This is a fi ctional tale that contains slight spiritual messages and subtle social issues sprinkled into it. It is a love story between a young angry hateful shrimper who lives in the village of Edgewater which is located along the St. Johns River in northern Florida and a young Gullah woman who is from St. Helena Island off the Beaufort coast of South Carolina. A boating accident occurs out in the Atlantic Ocean in which Billie Barrett is washed ashore on Hunting Island, South Carolina. After medical attention is given to Billie he is taken in and cared for by a Gullah family living in St. Helena Island. It is in this household that he meets Bridgette Kamau who tends to him on a day to day basis. A connection is made between the two and Billie has a change of heart in his ignorance as he falls in love with her. You will read into it what you will and get out of it what you perceive.
Uncommonly British Days Out
Author: Alex Morris,Jason Hazeley,Joel Morris,Robin Halstead
Publisher: Penguin UK
The British Lawnmower Museum, Keith Harding's World of Mechanical Music and Mad Jack's Sugar Loaf. In a world of theme parks, interactive exhibits, over-priced merchandise and queues, don't worry, these are names to stir the soul. Reassuring evidence that there's still somewhere to turn in search of the small, fascinating, unique and, dammit, British. In a stumbling journey across the country in search of the best we have to offer our intrepid heroes discovered dinosaurs in South London, a cold war castle in Essex, grown men pretending to be warships in Scarborough, unexplained tunnels under Liverpool and a terraced house in Bedford being kept warm for Jesus's return. And along the way they met the people behind them all: enthusiasts, eccentrics and, you know, those who just sort of fell into looking after a vast collection of gnomes ... Makes you proud!
Author: Don Lerch
"Don Lerch a native of Schuyler County had a thought about coon hunting and decided to ask various people he knew that were coon hunters to write stories of their hunting days." -- back cover.
Publisher: Author House
This book is all about love, relationships and Intimacy. Love is a beautiful thing between two people, or some times even one person. Love has highs and lows, good and bad emotions, and faliures. This book talks abou various forms of love and how it impacts peoples lives. The various poems in this book repersent a different stage or a different emotion someone experienced while in love, or loving someone! I hope you all enjoy reading it! Check out my blog [email protected]
A Guide to Laughing More and Yelling Less
Author: Silvana Clark
Today's busy families often race from one activity to the next with meals, homework, chores, and discipline somehow fitting between the cracks. For families wanting to inject some fun back into their daily routines, Silvana Clark comes to the rescue. Although she can't promise parents a good night's sleep or extra hours in the day, she can give them all the tools they need to help foster a feeling of family fun and togetherness based on solid biblical teaching. Parents will welcome Clark's humorous stories of family life, as well as practical suggestions on discipline, bedtime, and homework. Fun-Filled Parenting takes the stress out of parenting by offering a myriad of ideas for spending time with children in a positive, fun way. This amazing book is for all parents who want to see their children develop into self-confident, positive adults with a strong sense of their spiritual roots.
The Saga of A Medical Family in Africa
Author: Gwynneth Latham,Michael Latham
Publisher: The Radcliffe Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
These tales are based mainly on the writings and reminiscences of Gwynneth Latham who joined her husband Donald, a yopung doctor in Tanganyika in the 1920s and 1930s. These memoirs provide a portrait of life in what is now mainland Tanzania, in the early period of that country as a British mandated territory. Offering an account of medical practice in the most extreme tropical conditions, this is the tale of an English woman who took on the important role of medical assistant to a "bush doctor". Perceptive insights into the connection between traditional medical practice and Western medicine are combined with descriptions of friendships with a wide range of people: colleagues, staff, and locals, settlers and government officials. This is above all, the story of a European family settling in Africa, confronted with new and exciting surroundings and life-changing experiences.
I Remember When
Author: Doris C. Smith
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The Other Side of the Story Growing up, I didn’t have the best relationship with my Father. It’s ironic to me...how writing this book came about. When I was a child, I couldn’t see, in my “little eyes” the love my father had for his children. I could only see a Father that wanted to “keep us from life”. Listening to his side of the story helps me to realize that it wasn’t “life” that he was keeping us from but the “world” and “worldly things”. My Father wasn’t much of a talker back then, as a matter of fact, there was very little talk, especially when it came to “who he was and what he had done in life”. Writing his story gave me a lot of information and answers to questions I had. The “why...what...where...when...and how” was answered and explained. One of the things I admired most of his story was how...if he could do it again...he would do some of the things he done differently. He saw/sees his mistakes. We all have those moments where we wished we could “turn back the hands of time”. Most of all, what I like about his story is...where he gave his life to the Lord. I see old men on the street daily. I think...”that could have been my Father”. How I am grateful that my Father accepted Jesus and his “Lord” and “Savior”. I now understand in my “big eyes” my Father might not have been “this” or “that” but he was the “main” thing...A FATHER. I’m proud of my Father and Mother and I’m blessed to have had BOTH of them in my life. Doris C. Smith
Cool Hacks, Cutting-Edge Games, and More Awesome Projects for the Whole Family
Author: Ken Denmead
Category: Family & Relationships
The wildly popular DIY dad follows up his instant New York Times bestseller with a fresh batch of geeky weekend science projects for the whole family to enjoy. Ken Denmead struck a chord with parents and kids across America with his GeekDad blog on Wired.com, which receives more than one million page views per month. His debut book, Geek Dad, was on bestseller lists and in its seventh printing just two months after hitting store shelves. With The Geek Dad's Guide to Weekend Fun, he keeps the nerdtastic novelties coming, with projects that teach readers how to: •Build homemade robots from scratch •Write and direct simple stop-motion movies •Hack into mechanical toys to add cool electronic twists, and more United by the premise that to really understand science and how something works you must design and build it yourself or remake it better, Geek Parents everywhere will celebrate this latest installment of weekend workshop wonders. Watch a Video
National Award-Winning Educator Shares Strategies on Becoming the Teacher Your Students Would Choose
Author: Ken Almon
In Finding Favor with Your Students, veteran teacher Ken Almon outlines practical strategies teachers can use to build strong, lasting relationships with their students. Sharing wisdom gained during his twenty-plus years in the classroom, Almon gives the reader a glimpse into how he creates a classroom atmosphere that motivates students and transforms them into enthusiastic learners. The following are just a few of the strategies described in this book: Greet your students each day Smile a lot Teach people skills Be accessible and approachable Take control of the class Compliment your students Lights! Camera! Action! Work your students hard Stay physically fit Keep your word Be enthusiastic Find these and many more inside. Mr. A He is there at all times There to speak to your heart There when you need support He is there He is my teacher, mentor, encourager I think he's amazing! -Paula Delgado, former student Thank you for the blessing of a Touching and gentle voice I call out to my teacher Mr. Almon, you're my choice My fifth-grade year, you let me know, The talent I possess So I'm sending a prayer to you, And to your class, may GOD BLESS -Michael Btembke, former student
Author: Jim Kilpatrick,Nina-Ann McCurley
Category: Social Science
I am Nina-Ann McCurley. I was born in a small town, an average woman living my life day to day. Twelve years ago, as I watched my mother waste away and die of ovarian cancer, I felt the pain of losing someone so dear and loving to me. What I didn’t know then was that I would have to face my own battle with cancer one day—not once, but twice. I love my life and my three sons, and I didn’t want to leave them as my mother had left me. This is my story, my battle. I was forty-three years old—a keen sailor and tennis player who ran my own marketing business from home—when I got my diagnosis. I am fortunate to be surrounded by family and friends who stand beside me when I need a helping hand. With their love and support, I took on the battle with a heart filled with the desire to live and watch my boys grow into men. I know my journey has made a difference to my family and friends. Now I want to reach out to others who are facing the same terrible journey. I want to tell my story and inspire those women who are standing on the brink of their own battle with cancer. Life is too precious to let a disease win. You have to battle it as you battle any other event trying to overpower you: with love.
A Prescription for a Good Life
Author: Morris Goodman
Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
Category: Biography & Autobiography
What goes into making a life successful and what does success mean? If you think about a life as a chemical equation, then the elements are obvious: family, work, purpose. The key is discovering how to get the balance just right. In To Make a Difference, Montreal entrepreneur and philanthropist Morris Goodman shares his personal and professional prescription for success and enduring happiness. Born in 1931 in Montreal to Ukrainian immigrants during the worst days of the Great Depression, Goodman recounts the events, strategies, and lucky breaks that led to a thriving company and a life of philanthropic accomplishments. From his first job as a pharmacy delivery boy to his graduation from the University of Montreal's Faculty of Pharmacy - when he had already started his own pharmaceutical company - through the crucial moments that created an international business, Goodman depicts stirring accounts of Montreal's Jewish community and the development of the global pharmaceutical industry. Along the way, he presents vivid, generous portraits of colleagues and business collaborators. To Make a Difference is a powerful rags-to-riches story but it is also much more - it is a heartfelt, candid, and inspiring exploration of what makes our lives rich, what we value, and why.
Author: James Whittaker,Noel Whittaker
Category: Business & Economics
The perfect Christmas gift for a young person. In this new book co-authored with son James Whittaker Noel teaches young people how to get going, how to increase their income and how to invest their money.
Principles and Politics
Author: Paul F. Boller
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
Since he first began writing in the 1950s, Dr. Paul F. Boller Jr. has had a passion for sharing the humorous, intriguing, and little-known or widely misunderstood aspects of the American presidency. Boller has authored many beloved books on American presidents, the first ladies, presidential anecdotes, quotes, campaign strategies, and common myths. This wide variety of topics has been collected for the first time in Essays on the Presidents, along with new essays and forewords. Boller's prose, distinct and inviting, causes the reader to see what is often overlooked in the history of American presidents: their humanity. Boller has searched for those patriotic narratives we have all heard at some point in our lives—whether from our schoolteachers, coworkers, or various trivia books—and corrects the misconceptions many Americans deem as truth in a lighthearted and truly characteristic voice. From Washington's relationship with the Jews to the electioneering and stump-speaking associated with American presidential campaigns, readers will not only see the significant changes in the presidential office since its conception, but also Boller’s lifetime of research and his expertise in the field of American history. Personality—of the most interesting presidents and of Boller himself—is an important theme throughout this collection. The in-depth retelling of treasured American stories will captivate readers and keep them exploring for more nuggets of truth. Boller tracks the relationship between Americans and the presidents, uncovering the intricate nature of presidential responsibilities and the remarkable men whose leadership shaped the office into what it is today. Celebrating the commanders-in-chief and the career of the nationally-recognized American historian and TCU Emeritus Professor of political science, Essays on the Presidents serves as a unique perspective on American history that fans of both Boller and the presidents will enjoy.
A Couple's New Life After Brain Injury
Author: Janet M. Cromer
Category: Biography & Autobiography
When a harrowing heart attack and cardiac arrest robbed Alan's brain of vital oxygen, he lost his abilities to read, write, walk, talk, think, and remember. In a flash, Alan went from being a successful physics professor to a brain injury survivor fighting to relearn everything he once knew. So began seven years of intensive rehabilitation, re-creation, and redefining priorities and goals. Alan also faced the huge challenge of shaping a new identity and life. Above all, our book is the story of a marriage that transforms and triumphs, but is never defeated by catastrophic illness. In a memoir brimming with information, Janet explores the mysteries and miracles of their new world from her perspective as Alan's wife, Interpreter of the World, and rehab partner. Alan shares his eloquent tour of the shattered and healing universe inside his brain as few people can. "Professor Cromer Learns to Read" shows that it is possible for a person with an injured brain to continue to heal and improve for years with the right treatment. It is possible for love to thrive and adapt to challenging circumstances. It is possible to build a life with meaning and gusto even with a devastating illness. Our process of gracefully and grudgingly accepting the roles of chronically ill person and caregiver will resonate with many families. The universality of our situation transcends diagnosis and age to salute the human spirit. Please visit www.janetcromer.com to read advance praise for the book.