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First Timers And Old Timers

Author : Kenneth L. Untiedt
ISBN : 9781574414714
Genre : History
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“The Texas Folklore Society has been alive and kicking for over one hundred years now, and I don't really think there's any mystery as to what keeps the organization going strong. The secret to our longevity is simply the constant replenishment of our body of contributors. We are especially fortunate in recent years to have had papers given at our annual meetings by new members—young members, many of whom are college or even high school students. “These presentations are oftentimes given during sessions right alongside some of our oldest members. We've also had long-time members who've been around for years but had never yet given papers; thankfully, they finally took the opportunity to present their research, fulfilling the mission of the TFS: to collect, preserve, and present the lore of Texas and the Southwest. “You'll find in this book some of the best articles from those presentations. The first fruits of our youngest or newest members include Acayla Haile on the folklore of plants. Familiar and well-respected names like J. Rhett Rushing and Kenneth W. Davis discuss folklore about monsters and the classic 'widow's revenge' tale. These works—and the people who produced them—represent the secret behind the history of the Texas Folklore Society, as well as its future.”—Kenneth L. Untiedt

Housing Wealth

Author : Dominic Maxwell
ISBN : 186030298X
Genre : Home ownership
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The Old Timers

Author : Craig L. Barr
ISBN : 9781491772072
Genre : Fiction
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Carl Mosley awakens from a very realistic and bothersome dream, which he shares immediately with his older brother, Roy. Due to the detailed, emotional nature of the dream, though, Carl begins to wonder if somehow his memory has been altered. Is it possible the dream he had was his real life and he now lives a waking lie? Soon, the brothers cross the path of a time traveler. He is hell bent on manipulating the past to further his self-righteous agenda, but to do so he requires the help of Carl and Roy. The brothers agree to travel into the recent past, where they meet strange and zany characters with much to offer in the realm of self-reflection. For the Mosley brothers, their lives become unrecognizable overnight, due to alterations in the past. Their fellow time traveler just might be a madman. Still, the fault is not all his. Messing with the past in order to change the future has the potential for good, but for Carl and Roy, they must learn the hard way: the past is better left alone.

First Timers Guide On How To Survive In New York State Prison

Author : Kemp "Zac" McCoy
ISBN : 9781490717753
Genre : Self-Help
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They say that life is what you make it, and this saying is truly applicable to prison as well as life. Not to put anyone down, most of us go throughout our lives not caring about anything or anyone. The only thing that can awaken someone who has taken everything and everyone for granted is for that someone to lose what it was that someone had. Then, and only then, can that someone learn to appreciate the blessings they had been given. Thus, when first contemplating the drafting of this book, the question that arose in my mind was not, who would be my intended audience, but what is it that I could possibly give to the audience that this book is intended for? That question was quickly answered after reflecting on the past maybe ten years or beyond, as well as recently, through the media watching how many public figures and celebrities are coming to prison for the first time. "It is a good read not just for young people but of all ages. Each person that reads this book will come away with a different outlook on life, values and what being free means."

First Time Guitar Buyers Guide

Author : Kevin Craine
ISBN : 9781623099794
Genre : Music
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Purchasing your first guitar is a little like choosing a spouse: You’ve got to consider more than just looks. Despite the similarities, not all guitars are the same; and you need to take into account things like size, shape and specifications in order to find the best instrument for you. "The First Time Guitar Buyers Guide" will help you look beyond appearance and brand name and consider what features and characteristics will lead you to discover your perfect first guitar. Author and guitarist, Kevin Craine, steps you through the process while providing a valuable handbook on what to look for, what to pay, and what steps to take to find the best deal. Here’s all the information first time buyers need in order to find a guitar best suited to your style, your budget, and your musical dreams.

The First Time Manager In Asia

Author : BH Tan
ISBN : 9789814312721
Genre : Business & Economics
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Becoming a first-time manager is one of the most challenging experiences in a person’s career. It is both a time of great excitement as well as uncertainty and insecurity. The good news is that you have been promoted. The bad news is that you will probably be left to sink or swim. First-time managers who succeed are able to make profound adjustments and adapt themselves quickly. By developing new competencies, they start to become value creators to their teams and companies. But those who aren’t able to make the critical shifts will struggle. With Asia rising, more Asian managers are reaching the upper rungs of management. There are also more younger Western managers who will be working alongside them. These self-confident Asian managers and their curious and enlightened Western counterparts know that it’s no longer tenable to apply Western management practices without adaptation. These are three key benefits from this book: 1. Setting in place Five Foundation Stones that will ensure your success as a manager now and in the future. 2. Acquiring a Versatile Managerial Toolkit that blends the best from the East and West so that you can lead more effectively in the 21st century. 3. Enhancing your influence through the Power of Engagement.

Tallying The Tales Of The Old Timers

Author : Joan Finnigan
ISBN : 189618295X
Genre : Ottawa River Valley (Quebec and Ont.) Biography Anecdotes
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Confectionery And Ice Cream World

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ISBN : UIUC:30112064272799
Genre : Confectionery
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The Old Time Herald

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ISBN : UCSC:32106018789724
Genre : Folk music
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Home Front Viet Nam And Families At War

Author : Willard D. Gray
ISBN : 1462841805
Genre : History
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When will the war finally come to an end? Home Front: Viet Nam and Families at War recounts the private ordeals of several families who bore the brunt of Americas war in Viet Nam. Their experiences, an ongoing tragedy since the last U.S. soldiers left Vietnamese soil, reveal the physical and psychological wounds of war wounds that dont discriminate between soldier and family. From the backwoods of Maine to the rugged wide open landscape of Montana, we meet a dozen soldiers and their families and hear their stories. Author Willard D. Gray knows the fallout firsthand. His oldest son spent two years and eighteen consecutive days in Viet Nam as a BAMC trained medic, most of his tour served in the bush or in the grist mill of an evac. hospital. When Willards son returned home in April 1970 without an honorable discharge, the Gray family endured several months of tension, anger, and disappointment. Tommy Gray had come home a completely changed young man. Exhaustive efforts by his family to upgrade his discharge status and remove the stigma placed upon him and those closest to him ultimately failed to reunite the family. But Willards crusade on behalf of his son soon grew to include others in the community who had also been traumatized and marginalized by the war. A national tragedy became a personal quest. Others who had been left to their own devices after the war, with no help from the government or their local communities, surely needed support.

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