Full Upright and Locked Position

The Insider's Guide to Air Travel

Full Upright and Locked Position

Offers the inside scoop on post-September 11 air travel, describing what pilots really do in the cockpit, realistic airline safety concerns, and the political and economic forces that impact consumers.

Full Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel

Full Upright and Locked Position: The Insider's Guide to Air Travel

In , former FAA chief counsel and senior aviation policy official Mark Gerchick unravels the unseen forces and little-known facts that have reshaped our air travel experience since September 11, 2001.

This Is Your Captain Speaking

A Common Sense Manual for Keeping Your Wings Level

This Is Your Captain Speaking

While admittedly somewhat limited (about the width and height of an aircraft windscreen) and woefully short of the "big picture", the pilot's perspective offers some unique insights into the vagaries of life. Those insights are presented in This Is Your Captain Speaking as a series of tales that, while amusing and lighthearted, give reason to pause and think. Put your seatbacks into the full-upright and locked position, stow and lock your tray tables, and sit back and enjoy the ride.

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

The Sound of One Hand Clapping

Jessie and Vanity are just out of high school and they have both become famous overnight. The world is their ouster, but the pearl isn’t where it’s supposed to be — A mural of Jessie’s journey as she navigates through the creative process and into what Ken Kesey called, The Combine. Through six parts her story unfolds: Love, Birth, Fear, Pain, Death, and Peace. A story about Spiritual Enlightenment. Zen, Taoism, Adviata Vedanta, Christian Mysticism

Cognitive Awareness Training - for everyone!

Cognitive Awareness Training - for everyone!

Cognitive Awareness Training for everyone is a simple guide with coping skills to help you navigate through the emotional side effects of everyday life based on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), cognitive awarenss and positive psychology. These self-help concepts address unhealthy ways of thinking. Nothing in this manual is intended to be a substitute for professional therapy, counseling or medical attention. Results will vary depending on the intensity and regularity of their individual application. Success depends on YOU!

Geek Abroad

Geek Abroad

The Girl Genius is back and life has never been better! I, Miranda Bloom, finally have an almost-quasi-boyfriend, Dex McConnell, the lacrosse star of Orange Cove High. But when holiday break rolls around, and I jet off to visit my mother in London, Dex suddenly seems to lose all interest in me. Then there's Henry, the very cute and very available British guy, who complicates matters even more by making it clear that he's very interested in me. Things don't get any easier when classes start back up at Geek High. Between the dreaded math team competitions, an annoyingly love-struck best friend and a step-mother who seems to delight in making me miserable, it doesn't take a genius to see that the semester ahead is going to be tough.

State of the Arts

State of the Arts

Ted Shearing, mild mannered professor of art history, is depressed and dismayed by his academic life. He begins to express his own feelings with explosives and blowtorch. Suddenly, Ted finds himself at the center of the art world and christened the "Anarchist of Art"! Follow Ted in this satiric romp as he questions the state of the arts.

Blue Heaven

Blue Heaven

THEY WERE RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME, NOW THEY'RE RUNNING FOR THEIR LIVES If twelve-year-old Annie hadn't been angry with her mother, she would never have taken her younger brother William on a secret fishing trip deep into the North Idaho woods and they would never have witnessed the execution nor looked straight into the eyes of the four executioners. Now they're running for their lives. They can't go home: the killers know exactly who they are. And where they live. They can't turn to the law: the killers are four respected Los Angeles policemen. There's nowhere for William and Annie to hide. And no one they can trust. Until they meet Jess Rawlins. Rawlins, an old-school rancher, knows something is wrong with the law in Blue Heaven. But he is only one against four men who will stop at nothing to silence their witnesses...