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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780967181301
  • Publisher: Smith, Donna H.B.
  • Publication date: 12/1/1999
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

I Holidays and Special Days 1
A Real Go Round
A Self-Made Gift
Fifth Food Group
Foolishness Is Normal
An Easter Encore
Life Membership
Pa's To Respect
Why The Hoopla?
Balancing Act
Your Basic Bird
II A Few Childhood and Young Adult Memories 23
A Wedding That Was
Golden Age Trinkets
The 'Germbuster'
'Tomboyhood'
The 'Singed' Look Was In
Reluctant Rabbit
'Don't Let On'
Rescued By Spurs That Jangled
III "Family Circling" 41
Spare The Rod
A Sad Substitute
Penny Wise and Pound Foolish
Still In The Rough
Magnetic Charm
Reverse Inheritance
Forgotten Reminders
The Second Time Around
Putting Talents To Use
A Visit With Sarah
IV The Spouse 63
No Silent Suffering
What's In A Name?
Ruse Replay
It Takes A Wench To Know One
Temporary Truce
V Gambits Gone Wrong 75
Playing Your Cards Right
'Closetmania'
Garage Door Giveaway
Profilic Plant
Trying On Chairs
A Con With A Pro
Condiment Confusion
State-Of-The-Art Menu
Strange Harvest
Gourmet...In Every Way
VI Fads and Footwork 97
Closed Encounters
The Trendy Trap
If The Shoe Doesn't Fit
A Wild Kingdom
Sticking Your Neck Out...Tempts You To Tie One On
Skirting Issues
Malling Around
VII The Bod, Et Al 113
A Sick Scenario
Toothy Tales
Increasing Odds
Who Am I? Who Are You? Wreck Of Ages
Social Security Is In Sight
VIII Education: Eons Ago and Nowadays 127
It Started With The Greeks
A Little Learning Ruins Everything
The Ole Student Shuffle
But Who's Counting...Or, Rollin' In Style...Or...
We're Older! But Not To The Beholder
IX Paws To Reflect 139
Impetuous
Latchkey Dog
Squelching The Gazebo
Tough Act To Follow
Silent Sparring
Different Decor
Improvision On Ice
The End Of An Era
An Even Better Place
X Working Stiffs and Working Out...Or Not 159
Saturday's Child
Ticked-Off By Tape
Roll Out The Barrel
Gem Dandy
Thin Ice and Cracked Outlook
Balancing Act
Sitting It Out
XI A Tad Of Tattling 175
Sunday Sinkers
Tails Of Rescue
Hitch That Helps
Word Gets Around
Let Nature Give A Course
Answering The Primal Call
Hinting For A Miss
More Speakin' Than Seekin'
A Bad Scene
Cool Attitude
XII Truly Et Cetera 197
Homes With A Range
Just Call Me 'Alice'
Deal Yourself In
'Anyone' Is Possible
All Boxed In
Name Calling
An Alias?
XIII Wyoming's State 213
Telling A Whopper
No Horsefeathers
Blowin' Fair or Foul
Scapegoats
Winds of Discontent
Fog? In These Parts?
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