Just for Dads and Grandpa Too

his journal is all about Dad. Inst for Dads! (and Grandpa, too) is for dads of all
ages, and grandpa, too. Typically fathers hand down both a natural and a
material inheritance—a legacy of genes, behaviors, mannerisms, money, and
property.

Author: Richard Possett

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595395453

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 196

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This journal book is Just For Dads! Its about Dads of all ages. Typically, what is handed down form our fathers is both a natural and material inheritance. It is a legacy of genes, behaviors, mannerisms, money, and property. Unless there is some special effort put forth, a lot about Dad is lost upon his death. The purpose of this journal book is for fathers to record their story. It is meant to be a living life gift to their sons and daughters. In this way, fathers can leave a complete legacy, both tangible and intangible, to their children. The journal speaks to the life and times of a father. It talks about the mother of the father's children. It chats about his pastime and notable accomplishments. It culminates with Dad's acknowledgements, beliefs and advice for his children. The journal is styled in a question and answer format. This will help you write down the memories, thoughts, and ideas you wish to share with your children. Please remember, much of what makes up who your children are comes from you, so your story is also their story.

Just for Moms and Grandma Too

Also on the bookshelves is the journal ]ust for Dad! (and Grandpa, too). This book
was the inspiration for ]ust for Mom! (and Grandma, too) written by this author's
spouse, Richard Possett. Look for both books on the internet and ask about them
 ...

Author: Marilyn Possett

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595416325

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 196

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This journal book is Just For Mom's (and Grandma, too). It's about Moms of all ages. Typically, what is handed down from our mothers is both a natural and material inheritance. It is a legacy of genes, behaviors, mannerisms, money, and property. Unless there is some special effort put forth, a lot about Mom is lost upon her death. The purpose of this journal book is for mothers to record their story. It is meant to be a living life gift to their sons and daughters. In this way, mothers can leave a complete legacy, both tangible and intangible, to their children.The journal speaks to the life and times of a mother. It talks about the father of the mother's children. It chats about her pastimes and notable accomplishments. It culminates with Mom's acknowledgements, beliefs, and advice for her children. The journal is styled in a question and answer format. This will help you write down the memories, thoughts, and ideas you wish to share with your children. Please remember, much of what makes up who your children are comes from you, so your story is also their story.

Family Whispers

I'm sure that was a heartache for Grandma Deed and probably for Grandpa Irv
too, but according to Daddy, his being so stubborn would keep him from saying
so. They continued to be very close, just the same. Daddy loved him deeply, ...

Author: Wanieta Isaacs

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781450069885

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 312

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I´ve been asked by many about the picture on the front cover of Family Whispers - From The Front Porch and looking back, I don´t know why I didn´t explain that it´s my family! On the left in the back, is my Daddy´s mother, Grandma Deed and on the right, his father, Grandpa Irv. On the left in the front, is Daddy´s sister, Hallie, in the middle is my Mother, Mae and the little girl, whispering to her Grandpa is me! Stories about all of them are in the book, so you´ll get to know them. So glad you asked!

Bird

Nigel. My dad. “You bet I do,” the other man said, and laughed. “Otherwise, how
else would I have proof of how crazy you are?” Then I got it. ... “Anyway,” Dad
said playfully, “I cleaned the bathroom because when you clean it, the ladies say
it just gets dirtier.” His voice ... “Oh, you men are just too romantic! Chocolates
and ...

Author: Crystal Chan

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781442450905

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

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Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut that School Library Journal calls “a powerful story about loss and moving on.” Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away. Jewel never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family’s past: they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit—a duppy—into their home. Grandpa hasn’t spoken a word since. Now Jewel is twelve, and she lives in a house full of secrets and impenetrable silence. Jewel is sure that no one will ever love her like they loved Bird, until the night that she meets a mysterious boy in a tree. Grandpa is convinced that the boy is a duppy, but Jewel knows that he is something more. And that maybe—just maybe—the time has come to break through the stagnant silence of the past.

Pulling Myself Together

Dad was very fond of Granny, but he was a small businessman and a Tory voter
and he used to love winding her up. My dad was ... She was always immaculate
and looked like she'd just stepped out of a fashion magazine. I have a strong ...

Author: Denise Welch

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 9780330525497

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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One of our most popular actresses, Denise Welch got her television break in the BBC's Spender opposite Jimmy Nail and followed it by achieving success in ITVs worldwide hit drama Soldier Soldier. She really became a household name when she took on the role of Rovers Return landlady Natalie Barnes in Coronation Street. She tarred in the award-winning drama Waterloo Road and is a regular on the hugely popular Loose Women, where her warmth and honesty have won the nation's hearts. But even as her career was taking off, Denise was hiding a secret – that she was suffering from a crippling post natal depression so severe that she was at times suicidal. As she concealed her heartbreak on the set of Coronation Street, she turned to alcohol and drugs to cope. She even had an affair that threatened her marriage. Now she reveals for the first time the full details of her battle with depression and alcoholism, how she fought back and, helped by the love of her husband Tim Healy, turned her life around. Powerful and moving, Pulling Myself Together is ultimately an uplifting book that will appeal to her many fans old and new.

A Home Is Not Always Where the Heart Is

I loved Daddy, too. ... I remember when he used to open gifts from Dad and how
happy he was then. ... “Just let her be. I think Cindy is right, open your present.”
For a moment Grandpa was too surprised to speak. Then he recovered himself.

Author: Denise Martinson

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595267316

Category: Humor

Page: 160

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Every time someone mentions nursing homes or related stories about the aged residing in them, a sense of pity or horrible thoughts are conjured up in our minds that they are depressing and smell of urine, and seem dark and unwelcoming. So many people today do not visit them. Instead of being a joyful experience, it becomes a nightmare-if only in the mind of the visitors because nursing homes are exploited in the media-that all seniors in a Home are abused and neglected, which is not true. There are quality facilities out there, and we should feel good, instead, about the care now available for a relative with Dementia, or those unable to care for themselves. The truth is we are the ones who refuse to feel, or try to understand what residents, aides, and those involved with the care of the elderly experience. A Home Is Not Always Where The Heart Is is not a serious look at the aged, nor a journal filled with information on why a person develops Alzheimer's disease. Rather it is an honest look-through humor and the day-to-day living of the aged in a home.

Can You See Them Too

The ride to the graveyard didn't take very long, but it was very scenic. Hundreds
and hundreds of little houses, turning on ... Grandpa died when I was seven, just
a year after dad had died. I loved my grandpa, just because he used to tell the ...

Author: Z. Jones

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479775217

Category: Fiction

Page: 71

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Being at school can be difficult. Being unloved can also be difficult. Being different can be extremely difficult. But nothing can be as difficult as something where your mind and soul are both battling for dominance over the side of reality...or the side of fantasy. Three young people, almost strangers, are sucked into a whirlwind together to help each other out in this terrible situation. Do they know whether or not it's real...Do you?

Stories From The Pen of a Prisoner

I wanted my dad tobe like the dads that were around me, likethe dads thatI saw
on TV.But when my bodywas beaten black and blue, and the bodiesof my mother
and sisterswere beaten too, thatwas when allof my feelings ... Itwas just too late.

Author: Marcus A. Stockton

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781499082791

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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FROM THE AUTHOR After I returned to prison, I took a long look at myself, and for the first time in my life, admitted that I was wrong, that I had gone astray; astray not so much from the law as from being human, civilized. Even though I had some insight into my own motivations, I did not feel justified. I lost my self-respect. My whole fragile moral structure seemed to collapse, completely shattered. That is when I started to write, to save myself. Eldridge Cleaver All right, ladies and gents, get ready to hold onto your seats as I lead you back through the labyrinth of mystery, sex, violence and philosophy, in this my second venture into the world of fiction writing, “Stories from the Pen of a Prisoner, Volume Two.” It will be an exciting and entertaining ride. First stop will be a reunion with Renee, a leading character in my first venture into the art of story writing. If you have not read that lead story, Renee, you owe it to yourself to go out and purchase your copy of “Stories from the Pen of a Prisoner, Volume One.” (Marcus Stockton)

Dear Conner a Grandmother s Pain

In the weeks to follow, a lot of praying was done on my part, and I know your
grandpa's too. I just prayed to ... I just kept praying this prayer over and over, to
just let this baby be born alive. You try not to ... He had buried his son and now
his dad.

Author: Sherry Van Pelt

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781602668065

Category:

Page: 116

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The author shares her pain of losing a grandchild to offer support and encouragement to others who hurt more than they can bear because of a loss of a child, grandchild, or other personal losses. (Motivation)

At Grandpa s Sugar Bush

Margaret Carney. Many of the sugar maples are more sugar maples are more
than a hundred years old . Grandpa knows every tree in the bush , just as his dad
did . Someday I will , too . Grandpa drills a hole in the first maple tree ,

Author: Margaret Carney

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1550746715

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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When a young boy spends his spring vacation at his grandfather's farm during sugaring season, he finds the hard work involved in making maple syrup is worth the effort when he tastes the fresh syrup on his pancakes. Reprint.

Not Without My Sister The True Story of Three Girls Violated and Betrayed by Those They Trusted

Of course, no one watching us would have had a clue what had gone on just an
hour before behind the red curtains in the van. ... 'Sweetheart, my parents, your
grandpa and grandma, are coming to visit us from England,' Dad saidone
morning, after receiving a letter ... 'Oh. Imightget confused if I call him Grandpa
too,'I said.

Author: Kristina Jones

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007369829

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 432

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The bestselling, devastating account of three sisters torn apart, abused and exploited at the hands of a community that robbed them of their childhood. It reveals three lives, separate but entwined, that have experienced unspeakable horror, unrelenting loyalty and unforgettable courage.

The War with Grandpa

“No, you didn't frighten me,” I lied. “You look funny,” she said, then shrugged. “
You want to play casino? Mom and Dad are busy and Grandpa is too tired.” That
was just like Jenny. Here I was about to start a war, and she wanted to play
games.

Author: Robert Kimmel Smith

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 9780307549020

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Don't miss the laugh-out-loud classic about a boy who leaps into battle when he's forced to share a room with his grandfather--soon be a major motion picture in theaters October 9th and starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Christopher Walken, Jane Seymour, Rob Riggle, Cheech Marin, and Oakes Fegley! Peter is thrilled that Grandpa is coming to live with his family. That is, until Grandpa moves right into Peter’s room, forcing him upstairs. Peter loves his grandpa but wants his room back. He has no choice but to declare war! With the help of his friends, Peter devises outrageous plans to make Grandpa surrender the room. But Grandpa is tougher than he looks. Rather than give in, Grandpa plans to get even. They used to be such great pals. Has their war gone too far? WINNER OF TEN STATE READING AWARDS AN IRA-CBC CHILDREN'S CHOICE "Peter tells this story with honesty and humor....By the story's end, Peter has learned much about the causes and effects of war--and human dignity."-School Library Journal "The humor of the story derives from Peter's first-person account and from the reader's recognition of Peter's valiant effort to maintain two mutually exclusive emotions."-The Horn Book Magazine

The New Beginning

I'm just too old for this kind of stress anymore. Me getting sick was just the final ...
It was my dad. “I can't believe you!” Dad muttered at Grandpa. “He's just a boy.
How could you put him in that kind of danger?” “Just hold on a minute . . .” “Ya ...

Author: Daniel Michael

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781477109960

Category: Fiction

Page: 258

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On a year in the near future, at 7:15 p.m. on the 21st of October, the entire American government is wiped out by nuclear warheads. No one was sure who did it. As the first wave of attacks came, surviving Americans soon knew that both the Russians and Chinese,through a systematic infiltration of North America and a complete program of invasion, are the enemies. The survivors have to collect their wits, put up a defense, and harness all sorts of technological and material resources in order for America to survive and continue in The New Beginning, a vision of an America after a successful enemy nuclear attack. Fully a hundred million Americans did not survive the fi rst wave of attacks. Alexander James, then a civilian, is enlisted into the army. The United States, what is left of it, turns into a highly militarized and technologically conscious political entity to combat the oncoming hordes of Chinese and Russians. Fighting rages across the American continent, and Americans themselves are forced to think up all sorts of guerilla operations to momentarily stop the enemy juggernaut, regroup, and perhaps (in a vain hope)to defeat it. Years of fighting changes the remaining landscape of America. Buildings are built like fortresses, high technology forms a defensive border even over American skies, children study war in kindergarten, and society lives and dies by the strength of its war slogans and the will to take the fight to the enemy. Alexander James is absent from family life for years on end. He makes it to Colonel in the armed forces and is a pivotal personality in a desperate operation to stop the war totally by infi ltrating the Russian high command. He becomes a hero but refuses to be drawn in to the next presidential election, being disillusioned by what American society had become because of the war. This novel is the start of a riveting new saga of a future America fighting for its very survival.

The Duplex The House on River Road

In these houses lived the very old and the very young who needed three
bedrooms, but couldn't afford to buy a ... When other kids asked where we lived,
we just said we lived over off First Capitol. ... Mom's dad, Grandpa Bischoff, hated
my dad, but he offered Dad a good job back in Arkansas at his used car
dealership.

Author: Brad Meyer

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781387926824

Category:

Page: 278

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The Duplex - The Duplex may be home, but for Ryan Paulson it represents poverty and a sense of shame he aches to leave behind. Ryan and his best friends Jeff and Barbie follow different paths of exit, wary that any escape could lead someplace far worse. They bear suffering and emotional turmoil and find that even if they leave the duplex behind, their lives are forever connected. Covering thirty years of heartaches and triumphs, Ryan paints a portrait of hope, endurance and the value of special friendships. - The House on River Road - When Gena first hears Jacob singing at a college bar, she believes he'll be her husband someday. While she attempts to pry out the details of his life, she's thrust into a world of parties, fist fights and tangled relationships with Jacob and his housemates. She learns how easily personalities clash and friendships strain when nine college kids live under one roof. Gena describes her whirlwind year at the house on River Road, navigating the dynamics of this lifestyle.

The Gardens of Covington

Just friends. Dad's too busy with me, and Grandpa, and Granny Grace to have a
sweetheart.” He and Paulette giggled hard and doubled over. Just then Russell
took Emily's hand and they walked over to the table. “Miss Lurina?” “That's me.

Author: Joan A. Medlicott

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429977906

Category: Fiction

Page: 337

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The Gardens of Covington joyously celebrates women and friendships, families and love, laughing through the tears, thinking with the head and the heart. The ladies, so real and inspiring, will make you wish they were your neighbors. If this is your first visit to the small town of Covington, you'll feel comfortably at home in the white farmhouse with the yellow shutters on Cove road that once again teems with warmth and fresh hope for today and tomorrow. If it's your second visit, you'll be thrilled to sit on the front porch once again and catch up with old friends and neighbors. Hannah, cool-headed and calm, battles to save their beloved hills from the rapacious development that has already ruined Loring Valley, only five minutes form Cove Road. Amelia, giddy with a newfound love, abandons the ladies and her photography to please her dashing new beau. And Grace is driven to prove she has an eye for business when she and her steady companion, Bob Richardson, open the Cottage Tearoom. New friends and neighbors are introduced. Eccentric Lurina Masterson, an eighty-one-year-old bride, brings tears of joy to all when, wearing her childhood dream of white satin, she married "Old Man," who is ninety-one. And George Maxwell, the ladies' closest neighbor, provides an inspired solution to preserving Covington's lush hills and valleys. Joan Medlicott writes lovingly about the complexity and tenderness of women. she writes with honesty about relationships, about love and passion, about commitment and friendship, as well as about the intricate bonds between parents and their children. As you join the ladies of Covington through their highs and their lows, their joys and their sorrows, you will not want the book to end, nor will you wish to leave their world behind you.

In the Very Beginning

My dad's father, Alvin Rosina Larrabee (nick named Bob) had an interesting
background. His mother was an immigrant from Ireland. She landed in Galveston,
where she met Grandpa Bob 's father. He had just arrived as captain of a boat
from ...

Author: Eula Rae McCown

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781469111599

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 163

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Life As A Loser

(The contempt in my father's voice was clear and penetrating.) He basically just
sits around a lot, doesn't do much with the yard, isn't down with upkeep. This is
about as cardinal a sin as you'll find with my father. My dad works on his new
shed ...

Author: Will Leitch

Publisher: Arriviste Press, Inc.

ISBN: 9780974627007

Category: Humor

Page: 208

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Every company he works for goes bankrupt. His landlord just kicked him out. His parents think he's a failure. He can barely scrape up enough pennies to take the subway. And he's still dealing with his fiance leaving him on national TV. Welcome to the world of Will Leitch. In this hilarious collection, Leitch takes us on journey from small-town Illinois to the madness of Manhattan and back again.

Grandpa s Hook

They had moved last year as Dad finally realized that the old house had way too
many memories of Mom and always would. Dad didn't figure all that out until just
last year. ... Mindy could almost walk out the window to sneak out, simply out ...

Author: Scott Degelman

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781604779424

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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"America already has a tomb for the unknown soldier," Lawyer Blake Nepper told reporters. "Can we not have one obituary for the unknown fetus?" Ward Brown's daughter, Mindy, is newly pregnant. It's Thanksgiving of Mindy's senior year of high school. She has already been granted a college academic scholarship. She is no longer involved with her baby's father. Ward Brown fears the dastardly inevitable; he needs a miracle, will try anything to stop his daughter from aborting her baby. With help of a shrewd insurance CEO and his troubled lawyer, Ward Brown takes out a controversial life insurance policy on his unborn grandchild. As his daughter Mindy Brown endures her senior year, delaying an inevitable abortion, the world awaits a civil trial which could topple Roe v. Wade. "A Grisham-like thriller, Grandpa's Hook engages legalized abortion much like Uncle Tom's Cabin engaged, and helped end, legalized slavery." -Jedd Hafer. Scott Degelman came to know Jesus in 1998 at 29 years old. He then transferred his lifelong passion for writing into serving God through the arts. A published poet, speaker, novelist and songwriter, Scott is Director at a Colorado Boys' Home where he has counseled for eight years. He is married with four children the last five years. He will attend a final year of Bible College after he stops having kids. Scott has recently initiated a pro-life ministry entitled Save One Soul, its purpose to unify all pro-life sites, and to propagate art for the pro-life cause. Scott came to know that, born in 1969, he would have been aborted had abortion been legal at that time. His subsequent passion for seeing abortion once again outlawed, and his obedience to God, created this novel. Scott and his family reside in the beautiful mountain town of Woodland Park, Colorado.

You Can Call Me Hoppa

Would our impending child get confused about these too-similar monikers? ...
Hoppa fit – it was original, sweet and genuine–just like my dad–and it now had a
very special meaning because it was a name given to him by his granddaughter.

Author: Lauren Charpio

Publisher: Lauren Charpio

ISBN: 9780615194622

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 51

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SUPERANNO Now that we've named the baby, what will we call the Grandparents? While names like Grandma and Grandpa have survived centuries, their reign may soon be over. The 3.5 million boomers who become grandparents each year are choosing more creative and personal names. Hoppa! is a charming, first-of-its kind book that offers hundreds of names and adorable stories designed to help inspire an answer to the inevitable 'what to be called?' question.

Basic Instructions for the Shy Disciple

You see, Mike had just hooked into a very large fish that was quite a ways from
the boat. He looked at his Dad with that “I don't want to do this” face, and Dad just
laughed a little harder. He had not told Grandpa yet, because if he did, Grandpa ...

Author: John R. Sisemore

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 9781607990604

Category: Religion

Page: 128

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What is the path to salvation? How can I love like Jesus? How do I share my faith with others? p "Basic Instructions for the Shy Disciple" is designed to answer these questions, uplifting and empowering Christians to share the message of the gospel. Author John R. Sisemore has combined thoughtfully related scripture and relevant, personal stories to guide the reader. Whether you are a new Christian or a lifelong follower of Christ, you will find these stories to be insightful and inspiring. This book of devotional and instructional stories is simple, yet perceptive, and will bolster the confidence of even the most timid believer.