Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir

Author Roz Chast ISBN-10 1608198065 ISBN-13 9781608198061 Year 2014-05-06 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Bloomsbury USA Download Link Click Here 1 New York Times Bestseller2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTIn her first memoir New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four color cartoons family photos and documents and a narrative as rife with laughs as it is with tears Chasts memoir is both comfort and comic relief for anyone experiencing the life altering loss of elderly parents When it came to her elderly mother and father Roz held to the practices of denial avoidance and distraction But when Elizabeth Chast climbed a ladder to locate an old souvenir from the crazy closetwith predictable resultsthe tools that had served Roz well through her parents seventies eighties and into their early nineties could no longer be deployed While the particulars are Chast ian in their idiosyncrasiesan anxious father who had relied heavily on his wife for stability as he slipped into dementia and a former assistant principal mother whose overbearing personality had sidelined Roz for decadesthe themes are universal adult children accepting a parental…

The Two Kingdoms: A Guide for the Perplexed (Davenant Guides) (Volume 2)

Author Dr. W. Bradford Littlejohn ISBN-10 0692878173 ISBN-13 9780692878170 Year 2017-04-11 Pages 118 Language English Publisher Davenant Press, The Download Link Click Here What does it mean to live as citizens of this world and of the world to come How can we render to Caesar the things that are Caesars and to God the things that are Gods In recent years fresh controversy has erupted over these age old questions and especially over the meaning and relevance of the Reformations two kingdoms doctrine At stake in such debates is not simply the shape of Christian politics but the meaning of the church the nature of human and divine authority and the scope of Christian discipleship In this concise guide Reformation scholar and Christian ethicist Bradford Littlejohn first sketches the history of the doctrine and clears away common misunderstandings He then shows that the two kingdoms doctrine can offer a valuable framework for thinking about pastoring politics and even financial stewardship

Lonely Planet Spain (Travel Guide)

Author Lonely Planet ISBN-10 1786572117 ISBN-13 9781786572110 Year 2016-11-15 Pages 864 Language English Publisher Lonely Planet Download Link Click Here Lonely Planet The world s leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Spain is your passport to the most relevant up to date advice on what to see and skip and what hidden discoveries await you Wander the lanes of Barcelona s Gothic quarter look down over Spain from the Pyrenees take in the colour and drama of flamenco in Seville all with your trusted travel companion Get to the heart of Spain and begin your journey now Inside Lonely Planet Spain Full colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips hours of operation phone numbers websites transit tips prices Honest reviews for all budgets eating sleeping sight seeing going out shopping hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer more rewarding travel experience history art architecture landscape food wine Free convenient pull out Barcelona map included in print version plus over 100…

Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice

Author Janie B. Butts ISBN-10 1284059502 ISBN-13 9781284059502 Year 2015-04-13 Pages 546 Language English Publisher Jones & Bartlett Learning Download Link Click Here Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook student practice activities and assessments a full suite of instructor resources and learning analytics reporting tools Nursing Ethics Across the Curriculum and Into Practice Fourth Edition integrates the concept of nursing ethics across the curriculum by preparing students and professionals for the moral issues encountered in practice The Fourth Edition has been revised to reflect the evolution of nursing ethics within healthcare The text is divided into three sections Foundational Theories Concepts and Professional Issues Moving into Ethics Across the Lifespan and Ethics Related to Special Issues focused on specific populations and nursing roles Key Features Coverage of the ANA code of Ethics with Interpretive statements as appendix Legal features sections included in most chapters Appendix of case studies and suggestions for discussion Ethical reflections questions in each chapter Author recommendations for additional supplemental information per chapter

Real Estate Law & Asset Protection for Texas Real Estate Investors – 2016 Edition

Author David J. Willis ISBN-10 1622879430 ISBN-13 9781622879434 Year 2016-02-11 Pages 400 Language English Publisher First Edition Design Publishing Download Link Click Here This book is a pragmatic and creative approach to legal and asset protection issues faced by investors in Texas real estate particularly investors in residential and smaller commercial properties It is not intended to be a textbook or comprehensive academic treatise Rather it contains practical perspectives and techniques developed over the years in the course of advising and representing investors Since there are usually as many opinions as there are lawyers in a room it should be no surprise if other lawyers disagree with at least some of my conclusions In response I would point out that there is nothing theoretical in this book Every strategy I describe has been tried and has succeeded in the real world Having said that every reader should consult his or her attorney prior to implementing any of my suggestions in order to insure compatibility with individual circumstances Business plans vary and so do investments and asset protection strategies This book does not offer legal guidance to any particular person with regard to any particular case Note also that the law…

The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside The Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever Made

Author Greg Sestero ISBN-10 1476730407 ISBN-13 9781476730400 Year 2014-10-07 Pages 288 Language English Publisher Simon & Schuster Download Link Click Here Now a major motion picture The Disaster Artist by Warner Bros starring James Franco From the actor who somehow lived through it all a sharply detailedfunny book about a cinematic comedy of errors The New York Times the making of the cult film phenomenon The Room In 2003 an independent film called The Roomstarring and written produced and directed by a mysteriously wealthy social misfit named Tommy Wiseaumade its disastrous debut in Los Angeles Described by one reviewer as like getting stabbed in the head the 6 million film earned a grand total of 1 800 at the box office and closed after two weeks Ten years later its an international cult phenomenon whose legions of fans attend screenings featuring costumes audience rituals merchandising and thousands of plastic spoons Hailed by The Huffington Post as possibly the most important piece of literature ever printed The Disaster Artist is the hilarious behind the scenes story of a deliciously awful cinematic phenomenon as well as the story of an odd and inspiring Hollywood friendship Greg Sestero Tommys costar recounts the films…

Marijuana Botany: An Advanced Study: The Propagation and Breeding of Distinctive Cannabis

Author Robert Connell Clarke ISBN-10 091417178X ISBN-13 9780914171782 Year 0000-00-00 Pages 197 Language English Publisher Ronin Publishing Download Link Click Here Marijuana Botany presents the scientific knowledge and propagation techniques used to preserve and multiply vanishing Cannabis strains Also included is information concerning Cannabis genetics and breeding used to begin plant improvement programs The book presents scientific and horticultural principles along with their practical applications necessary for the breeding and propagation of Cannabis and in particular marijuana It will appeal not only to the professional researcher but to the marijuana enthusiast or anyone with an eye to the future of Cannabis products

Creating Home: Design for Living

Author Keith Summerour ISBN-10 0847858731 ISBN-13 9780847858736 Year 2017-03-14 Pages 240 Language English Publisher Rizzoli Download Link Click Here From acclaimed architect and designerKeith Summerour comes an alluring new book of carefully crafted dwellings that redefine the idea of home for today When we think about what home is many of us would say a house that is soulful and welcoming a place with an inviting porch and a lush garden a welcoming entryway and well crafted living spaces that will nurture our private moments and expand to welcome guests In this alluring new book Keith Summerour shares nine houses exploring their architecture interiors and grounds to illustrate a new idea of home Reinterpreting and making new his own Southern legacy that speaks both of aristocratic charm and homespun appeal these homes range from rustic retreats that draw their power from the land to elegant manor houses but all share extraordinary character and charm that nod to history while reflecting the way people wish to live in the world today Enriched by the work of some of the top interior decorators working today including Beth Webb Barbara Westbrook Circa Interiors and Liza Bryan as well as world renowned landscape designers…

Handcrafted Bitters: Simple Recipes for Artisanal Bitters and the Cocktails That Love Them

Author William Budiaman ISBN-10 1623156300 ISBN-13 9781623156305 Year 2015-07-31 Pages 192 Language English Publisher Rockridge Press Download Link Click Here With more bitters recipes than any other book and twice as many cocktail recipes to try them out Handcrafted Bitters belongs on the shelf of every cocktail enthusiast kitchen crafter foodie and happy drunk An expert at simplifying professional techniques for the DIYer Will Budiaman has created an easy to use and adventurous guide that provides all the tools needed to craft your own bitters and take your cocktails to the next level Seasonal bitters and cocktail recipes professional tips and tricks and plenty of cocktail lore and wisdom demystify the art of making bitters at home Complete with a foreword by Doug Dalton owner of Future Bars including San Francisco s Bourbon Branch Local Edition and Swig and expert advice from the founders of Scrappy s Bitters and Hella Bitters Handcrafted Bitters is your complete guide to making your own bitters and the cocktails that love them Recipes include Orange Fennel Bitters Habanero Bitters Lemongrass Bitters Rhubarb Bitters Chocolate Bitters Grapefruit Bitters and more

Fang: A Maximum Ride Novel

Author James Patterson ISBN-10 0316038318 ISBN-13 9780316038317 Year 2011-01-04 Pages 368 Language English Publisher jimmy patterson Download Link Click Here Angel says that Fang will be the first to die and Angel is never wrong Maximum Ride is used to living desperately on the run from evil forces sabotaging her quest to save the world but nothing has ever come as close to destroying her as this horrifying prophetic message Fang is Max s best friend her soul mate her partner in the leadership of her flock of winged children A life without Fang is a life unimaginable When a newly created winged boy the magnificent Dylan is introduced into the flock their world is upended yet again Raised in a lab like the others Dylan exists for only one reason he was designed to be Max s perfect other half Thus unfolds a battle of perfection versus passion that terrifies twists and turns and meanwhile the apocalypse is coming BB1 thin spaces around em dash