Looking Out

Athena linked her fingers through his, locking them together and gave his hand a light squeeze to comfort him. A new excitement had begun to build in her the more Rashon sped up. When she looked over at Ransom and saw his eyes closed ...

Author: A. G. Harrison

Publisher: eBook Partnership

ISBN: 9781839783623


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She figured what he said was a compliment so she smiled and looked out the window. The scenery outside didn't match the battle that was playing out within her. The sun was shining bright and high. A light breeze was blowing that cut into the heat of the sun. The two hovercrafts carrying the others flew past them.
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Looking Out Windows

She was looking at the pavement, building up her nerve, when she finally took a deep breath and looked up at me: “Ah'm getting married.” My countenance suddenly changed, and my whole world seemed to spin out of orbit.

Author: Scotty R. Hazel

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781477252550

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 409

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When Scotty Hazel began high school in the mid 1970s, he was oblivious to the amazing journey he was beginning. The forty year saga to realize his dreams traverses the country with characters and events that must be fictional...but they are not; they are real. Scotty masterfully guides readers through the candid details of the crazy twists and turns of his life. Just when readers feel they can predict what is coming, Scotty blind-sides them with something totally unexpected. Adventure, drama, romance, humor, deceit, tragedy, triumph, and inspiration; Looking Out Windows has it all.
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Inside Looking Out

The boys and girls were no longer thrown out in the cold to fend for themselves . ... however , were made the following year for 150 children to attend the Council Educational Alliance's summer program at Camp Wise , 186 Inside Looking Out.

Author: Gary Edward Polster

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 0873384067

Category: History

Page: 268

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The Cleveland Jewish Orphan Asylum was for fifty years (1868-1918) the home for some 3,500 boys and girls, most of them immigrants from Eastern Europe. Gary Polster's study examines the efforts of the more acculturated German Jews of Cleveland to "Americanize" and make good workers of the newcomers, and to teach a Judaism quite removed from the Yiddish culture and religious orthodoxy of Eastern Europe. The dominant figure at the asylum during the formative years was Samuel Wofenstein (1841-1921), a native of Moravia who by the age of 22 had earned both a rabbinical degree and a Ph.D in philosophy. He became a trustee of the JOA in 1875 and its superintendent in 1878. For a man who gained a reputation as an authoritarian, his first wish was to free the children from a lock step regimentation, which produced an "institutional type..marked by repression if not atrophy of the impulse to act independent." Wolfenstein stressed obedience through persuasion, through religion (Reform Judaism), and moral exhortations. Students were to be imbued with respect for work through performing useful tasks--the boys in the stables and on the grounds, the girls in the kitchen, the laundry, and the sewing room. The idea of "assimilation" was necessarily paternalistic but many of the German Jews believed that by becoming more "American" and less obviously "Jewish" they would deflect the always present nativism and anti-Semitism. As for the children, they remained for the most part ambivalent about the orphanage and about Wolfenstein and his successors. They were taught some useful skills; they were fed and clothed. Their chief deprivation was of the spirit. Professor Polster brings to his study a sensitivity that complements his grasp of the literature of "asylum" and the social history of turn-of-the-century America. He has listened well to the aging men and women who once were the children "inside looking out."
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Inside Looking Out

She looked beyond Klee for the sources that had inspired him : An affinity for children's art , which she explored through the writings of the Austrian teacher Cizek , encouraged spontaneity and release of inner creativity .

Author: Sharyn Rohlfsen Udall

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press

ISBN: 0896723364

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 204

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American painter Gina Knee (1898-1982) is an important, virtually unacclaimed artist, whose career stretched over five decades and many locations: she worked in the Southwest, the South, California, and New York. Starting in the 1940s she was given solo shows on both coasts, and her work found its way into major public and private collections. She knew and exhibited with some of the major artists of her day: Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Tobey, and her third husband Alexander Brook. Yet, like many artists--especially women--working on the fringes of mainstream art movements, her achievements have been nearly forgotten in the rush to create art superstars. This book is an in-depth examination of the artist's life and work, from hesitant artistic beginnings to a culmination in highly original paintings reflecting her modernist and abstract vision. Inside Looking Out reflects too the recent recognition in art history that art is as much a product of culture as it is the elusive, privileged activity of the isolated genius. Knee's efforts to find the delicate balance between marriage and her life's work is a central theme of the book, traced in her letters and conversations with friends. Her story gives new insight into American art and life at mid-century. Gina modified her schedule to suit the demand of her husband's. They rose early, she prepared his breakfast and packed his lunch, then drove him to work in the pre-dawn rushing traffic. Returning home, she faced the new tasks of managing the household without help. Dishwashing, making beds, dusting, laundry--all the things middle class women took for granted in the 1940s--these were frustrating and time-consuming. It just takes hours for me to do what an organized housewife does in one, she complained. Gina's affluent upbringing and the ease of finding servants in Santa Fe had accustomed her to hours of time spent as she chose. In wartime Los Angeles, when servants were impossible to find, she suddenly had to do everything, and it soon began to feel burdensome. Forced to sacrifice precious studio time to the demands of a repetitious household routine, she came face to face with a new reality: that she must now give up a certain amount of control over her own life. Money, her own independent income, had formerly given her the luxury of time--time to be used as a man does, in professional activity, freed from enervating household chores. Now the leveling effect of the war reminded her firmly that she was a woman, in a situation where affluence could not buy the uninterrupted freedom to create. Her life was turned upside down, her priorities questioned, her relationship with Ernie [Knee] strained.
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Good Looking Out

she said, looking out to the east at the lake. The winter wind now carried snowflakes in it and there wouldn't be much standing around outside today. Already there were several inches of new powder, clogging the streets and probably ...

Author: David Michaels

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 9781257488490

Category: Fiction


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A story of crime and murder set in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. A corrections officer from a maximum security prison forms an unlikely partnership with two ex-cons and a woman looking for kicks. They set out to rob an old man's life savings but they all got more than they bargained for.
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Looking out at the World

Looking out on the world it all seems so scary You try to be positive, but life is quite dreary. You try to be optimistic but there's so many setbacks Sometimes it's colourful and there's nothing you lack However, there are people ...

Author: Herbie Dunnan

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781728379050

Category: Poetry

Page: 134

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After his first book was published by Authorhouse in April 2018, Herbie Dunnan was constantly asked; when is the next one being published? It has taken him two years to complete this new and exciting follow up. Herbie was involved in an accident in October 2018 and this took a while for him to recover; although throughout his recovery he was thinking about and writing new material, once again Herbie’s thoughts questioning, and reasoning are displayed in this new book. Herbie seems to touch on many subjects which includes love, knife crime mental health and of course black lives matter. Poems filled with thoughts on everyday life, poems such as Wind rush crisis, Ends War, Economy or Life and What is your colour; shows his wide range of thinking. Once again he shows comfort, humor, and emotions in his poems, so the reader is kept entrained throughout.
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Looking out My Back Window

Out of the mist came a vision so sweet Of a ladyI so much wanted to meet One look into here eyes and I knew My heart was now owned by you So lovely and graceful you came from the mist Your charm I had not the power to resist The body of ...

Author: Chas Hinton

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781477273654

Category: Poetry

Page: 160

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This book is a blend of romance, intrigue, suspense, action, and humor and childhood memories seen from the minds eye of an old soul. The author hopes each person who reads this book will laugh, cry, and be happy and angry along with the author as he takes you on a trip using his mind and your imagination. So sit back read and enjoy
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Who s Looking Out for You

sionaries such as St. Patrick driving the snakes out of Ireland. There were Christmas pageants, Easter parades, and movies about miracles. As I came to admire the legacy of my religion, it was actually fun to learn about villains like ...

Author: Bill O'Reilly

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 9780767917124

Category: Political Science

Page: 224

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From the mega-bestselling author of The O'Reilly Factor and The No Spin Zone, a no-holds-barred exposé of the people and institutions who are letting Americans down – and what we should do about it. Bill O’Reilly is mad as hell – and he’s not going to let you take it anymore. In his most powerful and personal book yet, this media powerhouse and unstoppable truth-teller takes on those individuals and institutions in American life who are failing in their duties – big-time. In his inimitable style, mixing wit, pugnacity, and plain common sense, O’Reilly kicks butt and takes (and also names) names – from crooked corporate weasels to venal politicians to lazy and/or politically correct bureaucrats to sexually predatory priests and the Church hierarchy that protects them to a media establishment rife with political bias and economically hooked on violence and smut. At the same time that he calls the famous and powerful to account, he dares to get personal, questioning just how much our closest friends, families, and lovers do look out for us, and delivering a powerful message about personal responsibility and self-reliance in an uncertain world. He forces us to ask just how much genuine altruism is left in a society that thrives on self-indulgence and ruthless competition. Who’s Looking Out for You? is a book that boldly confronts our worst fears and biggest problems in a post-9/11, post-corporate-meltdown world. Its sage, candid advice on regaining control and trust in these troubled times will resonate with the millions of readers and viewers who have come to believe in Bill O’Reilly as the man who speaks for them.
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Summary of Robert Ringer s Looking Out for 1

Looking out for number one requires the ability to recognize and the courage to acknowledge even the most painful and unpleasant realities. If you're looking, it's a warning sign that something is wrong with your relationship.

Author: Everest Media,

Publisher: Everest Media LLC

ISBN: 9798822501812

Category: Business & Economics

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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 Looking out for number one is the conscious effort to make rational decisions that lead to the greatest amount of happiness over the long term, so long as those actions do not involve the use of force or fraud against anyone else. #2 Happiness is the state of mind you experience when you are experiencing pleasure. It is the main objective of life, and all other objectives are means to achieving it. The more rational your decisions and actions are, the more often you will experience results that lead to happiness. #3 The brain’s Weight-and-Balance Happiness Scale, which is a biological computer chip, weighs every alternative available to you and chooses the one that will result in the greatest amount of happiness for you. However, it can malfunction and make decisions that aren’t in your best interest. #4 The problem of choosing inappropriate subobjectives stems from irrational thinking. However, having too many subobjectives can be a result of buying into the generally accepted notion that winning at everything is admirable. This can lead to several bad consequences.
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On the Outside Looking Out 5 String Banjo Beyond Bluegrass

5-String Banjo Beyond Bluegrass LEON HUNT. ontheoutsidelookingout: beyond 5-string bluegrass banjo byleon hunt Online Video MB30092M R On the Outside Looking Out: 5–String Banjo Beyond Bluegrass by. Front Cover.


Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 9781619115620

Category: Music

Page: 96

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There's no getting away from it, the 5-string banjo is about as American as apple pie. This poses something of a conundrum for those who love the instrument, but don't wish to be confined to bluegrass music. My own motives for straying musically were born out of necessity, but now the enjoyment and exploration of new musical styles are what guides me. This book and accompanying online video are intended to help anyone who also wants to take their banjo playing to new exciting places. Includes access to online video
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