I learned that when I give my word, I should keep it. A promise is to keep. Barbara
Kay Turner They exchanged notes again. “I like them better this way, don't you?”
Karen asked. “Yep, and I think Mrs. johnson will, too,” Barbara answered.
Author: Patricia Topp
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Barbara might have to attend a strict private school to learn responsibility. Summer camp offers her opportunities to succeed or fail at this and to see how each make her feel. She finally learns that A PROMISE IS TO KEEP.
This provocative book chronicles how we got into this mess and presents three alternative proposals--each involving a combination of legal reforms and new business models--for how we could get out of it.
Author: William W. Fisher, III
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
During the past fifteen years, changes in technology have generated an extraordinary array of new ways in which music and movies can be produced and distributed. Both the creators and the consumers of entertainment products stand to benefit enormously from the new systems. Sadly, we have failed thus far to avail ourselves of these opportunities. Instead, much energy has been devoted to interpreting or changing legal rules in hopes of defending older business models against the threats posed by the new technologies. These efforts to plug the multiplying holes in the legal dikes are failing and the entertainment industry has fallen into crisis. This provocative book chronicles how we got into this mess and presents three alternative proposals--each involving a combination of legal reforms and new business models--for how we could get out of it.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • President-elect Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president. “I remain ...
Author: Joe Biden
Publisher: Random House
Category: Biography & Autobiography
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, the author of Promise Me, Dad, tells the story of his extraordinary life and career prior to his emergence as Barack Obama’s beloved, influential vice president. “I remain captivated by the possibilities of politics and public service. In fact, I believe that my chosen profession is a noble calling.”—Joe Biden Vice President Joe Biden has both witnessed and participated in a momentous epoch of American history. In Promises to Keep, Joe Biden reveals what these experiences taught him about himself, his colleagues, and the institutions of government. With his customary candor and wit, Biden movingly recounts growing up in a staunchly Catholic multigenerational household in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware; overcoming personal tragedy, life-threatening illness, and career setbacks; his relationships with presidents, with world leaders, and with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle; and his leadership of powerful Senate committees. Through these and other recollections, Biden shows us how the guiding principles he learned early in life—to work to make people’s lives better; to honor family and faith; to value persistence, candor, and honesty—are the foundation on which he has based his life’s work as husband, father, and public servant. Promises to Keep is an intimate series of reflections from a public servant who surmounted numerous challenges to become one of our most effective leaders and who refuses to be cynical about politics. It is also a stirring testament to the promise of the United States. Praise for Promises to Keep “A ripping good read . . . Biden is a master storyteller and has stories worth telling.”—The Christian Science Monitor “A compelling personal story.”—The New York Times “Moving . . . [Biden’s] response to tragedy and near death [is] both admirable and likable.”—Salon
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Author: Susan Spencer Paul
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
"After the war, I shall return. Let's get married then." Collin, a member of an aristocratic family, and Rose, an innkeeper's daughter, promise to marry each other despite the differences in their social status. However, in the midst of the Napoleonic Wars in a combat zone, Collin receives a letter from Rose one-sidedly breaking off the engagement. Collin returns home unconvinced, but when he goes searching for Rose, he hears that she has gone missing. When he finally locates Rose, he finds her working as a housekeeper for an elderly noblewoman at her manor. But Rose acts as if Collin is a total stranger when he expresses his unwavering love toward her.
... with Buddhist devotional art. They had been one of the wonders of the ancient
world, and visited by pilgrims from China and India through the centuries. Giant
Buddha in Bamiyan Numerous caves dug into the cliff A PROMISE TO KEEP 193.
A powerful and evocative saga - the sequel to A GIRL CALLED THURSDAY. When Thursday Tilford returns to Haslar Hospital after two years serving as a VAD in Egypt, she finds many changes. With the town packed with troops waiting to leave for the Normandy beaches, and Haslar on standby for the wounded, Thursday's thoughts go to the two men who are vying for her heart: Connor Kirkpatrick, the naval doctor she met at Haslar in 1940, and army doctor Mark Sangster, who travelled with her on the troopship to Egypt. Although she longs to keep her promise to Connor, Thursday's feelings for Mark force her to consider the nature of promises and even, in the end, the nature of love itself. It is only as the war ends and she is presented with an ultimatum that she understands the truth about love, about promises - and about herself.
(During my Court case last year when asking the Court to grant me re-
instatement of contact with Adam, my husband denied this incident, saying that I
had chosen to leave the family home.) I guess our 13 A Promise To KeeP my
Author: Kate Austin
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Category: Biography & Autobiography
People recognize post-partum blues as an expected element after giving birth. These anxious feelings are usually associated with hormonal changes and the slow adaptation to change. Unbeknownst to many, even adoptive parents experience the same things too, but are faced with even more difficulty, because of this unfamiliar occurrence that was, and is, not widely taught to soon-to-be adoptive parents. This is commonly called the Post-Adoption Depression Syndrome, (PADS). And this is the nightmare that changed my life forever. Before this, I had everything a woman could possibly wish for in her life. Due to suffering from PADS for the first time. I lost everything, including the most precious gift of all, my beautiful little Angel, Adam. I have spent years fighting Social Services, the Justice system and husband, with an unbelievably devastating outcome through lies, deceit, cover up, discrimination, and lack of understanding. I made a Promise to my son that I would never leave him and would always be there for him. Adam's fears came true as he had his mummy taken away from him for no known reason other than jealousy of the special and loving bond we shared, and resentment of my illness by his father. I will never give up fighting to have us reunited and to keep the Promise I made to him.
BE H SES Pepper learns - good habits Pepper is jealous Pepper learns good
manners Pepper and Mama ' s newjob Pepper goes to - school Pepper learns to keep a promise Meet Pepper - the sprightly , lovable puppy . Watch him resolve
A father desperate to be reunited with his family... Award-winning author Ann Tatlock skillfully blends her well-drawn characters into an inspiring tale of unimaginable courage and selfless love. "It is a joy to savor her stories.
Author: Ann Tatlock
Publisher: Bethany House
Eleven-year-old Roz (Rosalind) Anthony and her family have just moved to Mills River, Illinois, to escape an abusive situation. Only days after settling into their new home, they are surprised to find the previous owner, Tillie Monroe, on their front porch reading the newspaper. Though her sons have sold the house and sent her to a facility for the aged, she is determined to die in the place she lived her life, and somehow manages to find her way "home" day after day. Feeling sympathy for the elderly woman, Roz's mother allows Tillie to move back in. Mara Nightingale becomes Roz's first friend in Mills River. In spite of their many differences, the girls discover they have something in common that binds them together--both are hiding secrets. So they make a promise--"cross my heart and hope to die"--never to tell anyone else. When danger stalks the Anthonys, Tillie exhibits unimaginable courage and selfless love in her determination to protect the family she has adopted as her own.
"When Jed Dalloway started over, ranching a mountain plot for his recluse boss saved him.
Author: Allison Leigh
Publisher: Return to the Double C
He's facing a tough choice... When opportunity shows up on his doorstep Will this rancher seize his second chance? When Jed Dalloway started over, ranching a mountain plot for his recluse boss saved him. So when hometown girl April Reed offers a deal to develop the land, to protect his ailing mentor, Jed tells her no sale. But his heart doesn't get the message. While business might be off the table, could April be the new lease on life this wounded man needs? New York Times Bestselling Author
An option is a promise to keep an offer open for a stated period of time. That is,
the offeror undertakes not to revoke the offer for a specified period, so that the
offeree is assured of a set time to consider and respond to the proposal without
Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Examples & Explanations: Contracts, Fourth Edition, Is an accessible, comprehensive treatment of first-year contracts topics. This popular and well-written study aid speaks clearly and directly to students and is designed to provide them with information, examples, and analysis in appropriate complexity and detail. Important features of this highly regarded study aid include the author's strong writing ability and skill in teaching first-year students to develop an understanding of difficult concepts clear and direct explanatory text that is specifically geared To The needs of first-year students diagrams that provide useful visual aids for students to help in remembering key points the unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations format that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns comprehensive questions with a variety of issues in one fact situation, similar to those on law school or bar examinations New To The Fourth Edition: updated discussion of UCC Articles 1 and 2, including both the current and revised versions of the Articles and an explanation of the changes new cases and developments new and revised examples and explanations based on new cases and changes in the UCC
I begin with this reference to one of America's great progressive heroes because
it points, in an ironic way, to both the trouble with heroic narratives and their promise as well. Heroes are always our own creation, which is to say the creation
Author: Greg Dimitriadis
This book takes a serious look at the erosion of democratic public life and public education, and offers directions for re-imagining, re-designing, and re-inventing the current system. Bridging the disciplines of film studies, postcolonial studies, curriculum theory, and politics, these essays suggest new possibilities for curriculum, and shed new light on what shape public education could take in coming decades.
High standards for all students were seen as the promise of American education, a promise that the Technical Planning Group wants to help the nation keep. In
this context, the Group focused upon its charge: to recommend criteria and ...
No one likes Tyray Hobbs. Once a feared bully, he’s become an outcast. At Bluford High, his peers taunt him for how he treated them. At home, his parents punish him for the trouble he’s caused. Unable to escape his reputation or his past, Tyray is desperate. And when an unlikely friendship develops, he clings to it like a lifeline. Now that connection is threatened, and Tyray faces his toughest decision yet. Will his next move lead him to ruin or redemption—or both?
She opened her mouth and closed it. As much as she hated to admit it, there was
no denying that until this person was caught, she and TJ needed Ben's protection
. But who would protect her from Ben if he discovered TJ was his son?
Author: Patricia Bradley
Acting Sheriff Ben Logan hasn't heard from Leigh Somerall in a very long time, but it doesn't mean he can get her--or their whirlwind romance of ten years ago--out of his head. When she calls out of the blue, it is with a strange request to protect her brother, Tony. When Tony dies just days later, Ben is charged with a different task--protecting Leigh and her nine-year-old son, TJ, from the killers. But how can Ben keep an eye on Leigh if she's doing everything in her power to avoid him? And could the secret that Leigh is keeping change Ben's life forever? Suspense, intrigue, and a touch of romance make A Promise to Protect perfect for readers who like their stories with a hearty dose of mystery.
practice is beneficial to me even if, from the short-sighted perspective of this
moment only, keeping my promise to you is not in my interest. This general
understanding of the value of the practice still may not lead me to keep a promise
in the ...
Author: Russell Hardin
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Russell Hardin presents a new explication of David Hume's moral and political theory. With Hume, he holds that our normative views can be scientifically explained but they cannot be justified as true. Hume argued for the psychological basis of such views. In particular, he argued for sympathy as the mirroring of the psychological sensations and emotions of others. By placing Hume in the developing tradition of social science, as a strong forerunner of his younger friend Adam Smith, Hardin demonstrates Hume's strong strategic sense, his nascent utilitarianism, his powerful theory of convention as a main source of social and political order, and his recognition of moral and political theory as a single enterprise.
... prevent some unfortunate lines of court decisions . The enforcement agencies
have in common an increased use of mediation . The examination of mediation in
the different venues raised many common questions . Mediation holds promise ...
Author: Marco Bristo
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Looks at the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enforcement activities from 1990 to 1999 of 4 key Fed. agencies: the Justice Dept., the EEOC, the Transportation Dept., & the FCC. Reveals that while the Administration has consistently asserted its strong support for the civil rights of people with disabilities, the Fed. agencies charged with enforcement & policy development under ADA have, to varying degrees, been underfunded, overly cautious, reactive, & lacking any coherent & unifying national strategy. In addition, enforce. agencies have not taken leadership roles in clarifying frontierÓ or emergent issues. Provides a blueprint for addressing these shortcomings.
Release on 2017-01-30 | by BusinessNews Publishing
... has health insurance and where pensions are secure. He sees a future where
government and corporations keep the promises they make. Biden believes that
if we listen to our better voices, we will recognize that we have promises to keep.
Author: BusinessNews Publishing
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The must-read summary of Joe Biden's book: “Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics”. This complete summary of "Promises to Keep" by Joe Biden, outgoing Vice President of the United States, presents his account of how the guiding principles he learned early in life are the foundations on which he has based his life’s work as husband, father, and public servant. He tells a remarkable story of overcoming personal tragedy to continue to act with honesty and integrity. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand Joe Biden's life and motivations • Expand your knowledge of American politics and government To learn more, read "Promises to Keep" and discover how Joe Biden's guiding principles kept him on the path of honesty and decency throughout his political career.