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1 Year, 2 Kids, 800 Sq Ft-Adventures of a Small Family on the Big Island of Hawaii Julie Ziemelis
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
One Year, Two Kids and 800 Square Feet is an adventure anthology of the struggles and triumphs of what happened when Julie and Eric Ziemelis moved their family from Silicon Valley into a one bedroom, one bathroom 800 square foot condo for a one year renovation and family adventure on the Big Island of Hawaii. The family’s year of adventure and adversity was chronicled through Julie's "Talk Story" emails she sent out to friends and family while living in Kailua Kona, Hawaii from August 2005 through July of 2006. Julie takes you on a life changing journey from California to Kailua-Kona, including current retrospective insights and wisdom after each chapter. From the exploits of working ...
Eye of the Storm Cory R. Lunn
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781620302682
Eye of the Storm Hurricanes, Adventures and Shipwreck in the Caribbean A man trying to reconnect with his parents on a sailing trip is caught in the path of a hurricane. At a remote Caribbean island, facing imminent shipwreck, the author finds himself struggling to survive inside the eye of the storm. A true story. Excerpt: “Hang on tight!” I shout over the roar of the storm. The inflatable dinghy suddenly drops into the trough of a wave. The crippled engine struggles to point the bow up the face of the next wave. It can barely push forward against the hurricane. Glancing down, I see that the boat is nearly full of water.
Go Explore Your State - Virginia, Region 1 Shannon Kimball
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Size: 7" x 10"
Binding: Perfect Bound
This is a book for all the LIST lovers, the been-there-done-that-ers, the ones who keep mementos and the ones who take notes. The explorers, the adventurers, the curious and the wanderers. This is all for you. Make this book your own. Add stamps, stickers, receipts, admission stubs, dried flowers, wrist bands or anything else that is worth keeping. This book is meant to be as unique and individual as you are.
How to get the monkey out of your hair Sooze Johnson
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781518860393
There’s no better way to unwind than on a Caribbean Princess Cruise—that is if they let you board and then leave you the hell alone. Herein lays a candid account of what happens when your husband and friends can board the ship (but you can’t). Read on about the trials and tribulations of chasing down the cruise for four days. Experience firsthand the firewalls, loopholes, obstacles, heartburn, and heartache (and of course additional costs) to board a ‘closed loop’ Princess vessel. Oh, and if you want to know what it is like to be flagged as (and treated like) a terrorist then continue to read on about the remaining seven days of our ‘magical’ and ‘relaxing’ Princess vacation.
Notes From The Colorado Trail Scott Larson
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781682737064
Scott Larson’s autobiographical account of his solo hike on the nearly 500-mile Colorado Trail is an original piece of literature backlit by brush and paint drawings, reportage and literary excerpts. Notes from the Colorado Trail, is a reminder that art has the power to enlighten and move. Follow Larson as he negotiates the perils that arise with extended exposure in Colorado’s high country and sifts the stream of thoughts and memories that flow in undisturbed solitude to arrive at a better understanding of his place in the world. In the end it is the metaphorical nature of the trail and the introspection it unleashes that becomes the crux of the journey.
Shpilkes (Ants in the Pants) Robert Allekotte
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Size: 5.83" x 8.26"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781682730386
Robert Allekotte discovered that he suffers from sphilkes ("Ants in the Pants") at an early age. Happily, he found a cure in travel. The book details his trips as a hitchhiker, riding the rails, following in Marco Polo's footsteps, and learning that he can also withstand the rigors of cruising. Using positivity and trust as his guides, Robert is happy to share his adventures with us. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
Surviving Paradise: One Year on a Disappearing Island Peter Rudiak-Gould
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Size: 5.25" x 8"
Binding: Perfect Bound
A cultural castaway writes winningly of life on a remote island in the Pacific that may be one of global warming’s first casualties. Just one month after his twenty-first birthday, Peter Rudiak-Gould moved to Ujae, a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands located 70 miles from the nearest telephone, car, store, or tourist, and 2000 miles from the closest continent. He spent the next year there, living among its 450 inhabitants and teaching English to its schoolchildren. At first blush, Surviving Paradise is a thoughtful and laugh-out-loud hilarious documentation of Rudiak-Gould’s efforts to cope with daily life on Ujae as his idealistic expectations of a tropical paradise confront harsh re ...
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Size: 8.5" x 11"
Binding: Spiral Bound
This book has a page or two of pictures and scenes of the 85 countries I have lived in or traveled to. The book also includes approximately 120 word pairs which are homonyms or homophones.