A specific nuts and bolts approach to interactive performance art, authored by a forty-year veteran of the original renaissance pleasure faires.
What to do when the stick turns blue: 1. Take the test again... and again...
and again. 2. Try to convince yourself the five tests you have now taken are defective. 3. Accept that you are pregnant... for the second time in your life. 4. Start making plans to tell the father that your one night together is about to deliver a little surprise in nine months. 5. Kiss the man to get him prepared for the news. 6. Realize that kissing the man makes you forget everything you were ever thinking... . 7. Take a deep breath and deliver your news.
Friendship is .
. . a big welcome at the airport, wearing the same outfit by accident, letting you show off, coming to the rescue, and so much more! From Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar, New York Times bestselling authors, famed illustrators, and the creators of Happiness Is . . ., this adorable gift book illustrates the very best things about friendship. The charming, make-you-smile illustrations hit just the right note and give us hundreds of reasons to appreciate our friends. A universally appealing gift for birthdays, holidays, or a little pick-me-up, this cheerful collection is the perfect way to say "thank you for being a friend!"
When photographer’s assistant Gary Holland meets three Australian underpants models—all called Bruce—on what should be a routine shoot in LA, it turns out to be anything but.
He falls for the geekiest, yet sexiest, Bruce of them all, but soon learns Bruce has not only never been with another man but is an anxious virgin. Bruce lives in the whimsically named town of Come By Chance in northern New South Wales, population 178.
After a torrid fling starts in California, Bruce wants Gary to visit him in the land down under. Shocks, laughter, love, a shy kangaroo named Phillip, a goose called Zeus and a tractor that thinks it’s a horse, soon welcome Gary to a life he never thought he’d want to live.
Can two men who are such opposites make a life together? Does love like this really…come by chance?
In countries that have managed to confront and cope with the challenges of food insecurity over the past two centuries, markets have done the heavy lifting. Markets serve as the arena for allocating society's scarce resources to meet the virtually unlimited needs and desires of consumers: no other mechanism can efficiently signal fluctuations in scarcity and abundance, the cost of labor, or the value of commodities. But markets fail at tasks that society regards as important; thus, governments have had to intervene to stabilize the economic environment and provide essential public goods, such as transportation and communications networks, agricultural research and development, and access to quality health and educational facilities. Ending hunger requires that each society find the right balance of market forces and government interventions to drive a process of economic growth that reaches the poor and ensures that food supplies are readily, and reliably, available and accessible to even the poorest households. But locating that balance has been a major challenge for many countries, and seems to be getting more difficult as the global economy becomes more integrated and stable. Food Security and Scarcity explains what forms those challenges take in the long run and short term and at global, national, and household levels. C. Peter Timmer, best known for his work on the definitive text Food Policy Analysis, draws on decades of food security research and analysis to produce the most comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of what makes a productive, sustainable, and stable food system--and why so many countries have fallen short. Poverty and hunger are different in every country, so the manner of coping with the challenges of ending hunger and keeping it at bay will depend on equally country-specific analysis, governance, and solutions. Timmer shows that for all their problems and failures, markets and food prices are ultimately central to solving the problem of hunger, and that any coherent strategy to improve food security will depend on an in-depth understanding of how food markets operate. Published in association with the Center for Global Development.
Το μυθιστόρημα για την πραγματική ζωή της μητέρας του Διονυσίου Σολωμού. Το όνομά της Αγγέλικα Νίκλη. Όμορφη σαν την ίδια την αναδυομένη Αφροδίτη. Ο πατέρας της, ένας κατατρεγμένος Μανιάτης, θύμα της φτώχιας και της ανάγκης, την πούλησε στον βαθύπλουτο «Ταμπακιέρη», τον Ζακυνθινό κόντε Σαλαμόν. Αυτός θα απαρνηθεί τη γυναίκα του και τα παιδιά του, και θα απειλήσει με αποκλήρωση τον νόμιμο γυιό του Ροβέρτο, επειδή συντάχθηκε με τους Δημοκρατικούς που αγωνίζονταν για την ένωση των Επτανήσων με την Ελλάδα… Από την ανίερη ένωση του ηλικιωμένου κόντε με την μικρή ερωμένη του, θα γεννηθούν τρεις γυιοί.
Ο πρώτος θα γίνει ένας σπουδαίος ποιητής. Ο δεύτερος σημαντική πολιτική προσωπικότητα των Επτανήσων. Και ο τρίτος, γυιός μεταθανάτιος του κόντε, θα χάσει όλα του τα προνόμια… Μετά από χρόνια, θα αγωνιστεί για να κερδίσει το όνομα και την περιουσία που του στέρησαν τα δυο μεγαλύτερα αδέρφια του. Θα αγωνιστεί και για την χαμένη τιμή της μάνας του, σε μια δίκη που θα αφήσει εποχή στα Επτάνησα. Την Δίκη των αδελφών Σολομών.
It's a good thing we had the summer together. It was unforgettable. I never would have guessed all the great things that were going to happen. Especially when it began with Mom and Dad saying I had to room with them at family camp instead of with my friends. Once again I'd be different.
Little did I know that God would do incredible things at camp to show me what a difference just being me can make!