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River Hippies & Mountain Men: Adventures of a 21st Century Mountain Man
Patrick Taylor - 2017
It chronicles Taylor's two-year apprenticeship as a stockman and backcountry packer in the Frank Church Wilderness in Idaho. Working with land and river outfitters, he tapped into a collective consciousness; a way of thinking that valued a curious and adventurous spirit above all things material and mundane. It is the second book in a 3-part series on 'the 21st Century Mountain Man'.I spent my adult life pursuing all types of adventure all over the world; shark-diving in Burma, caving in Borneo, alpine adventures on big rock and ice, and 'social adventure', too. It started in the Marine Corps, blossomed in the international oilfield scene, and matured in the mountains on long solo treks.I crossed the Rocky Mountains alone on foot in the winter of 2013. I spent the next two years immersed in the mountain man way-of-life. I became a stockman and backcountry packer, and learned to leverage my alpine experience to become a self-sufficient trapper. I spent the winter of 2016 alone in an old cabin in the the Frank Church Wilderness, and finished the adventure in early March by walking 33 miles up & over the mountains with nothing more than a tarp, a sleeping bag, and a few bags of instant oatmeal.Leaving my business life behind, I have committed to a life of adventure. I have become an author of non-fiction adventure books. I share my adventures hoping to inspire my peers to challenge themselves and embrace adventure in their lives, too.Patrick Taylor'The Texas Yetiemail@example.comThe Texas Yeti is Patrick Taylor, who writes non-fiction adventurestories. He is a former Marine and technology entrepreneur with a treasure chestof memories from a lifetime of adventure all over the world. Nowretired, he is an author and adventurer, most recently credited with walking across the Rocky Mountains alone in the winter of 2013. He writes to inspire others to embrace adventure in their lives. However they define it.
Grace in Winter
Deirdre Purcell - 2019
Although her children are now grown, she remains the main carer for her highly destructive youngest daughter Leonie.When ex-husband Harry, for his own manipulative reasons, gifts the mother and daughter with a winter cruise, Grace accepts despite her reservations, hoping that a change of scene will do them both good.Ben, a novelist whose career is in freefall, is also on the cruise. Captivated instantly by Leonie's beauty, he wastes no time in getting to know her - and Grace along with it. As the older woman grapples with unexpected feelings the encounter awakens within her, it is discovered that Leonie has gone missing. And the scene is set for a dramathat will change the course of lives.Grace in Winter is a compelling story of the struggle between duty and self, and of a feeling that never ages in a woman fighting to reclaim her own life.
Timeless Series Boxed Set: Books 1-7
E.L. Todd - 2019
In fate. Or in soul mates. But I believe in Hawke. My life has never been whole since my parents left forever. I have my brother, someone I can barely tolerate most of the time, and I have my best friend, Marie. And I have myself. But when Hawke walks into my life, there’s an immediate connection. Our eyes lock and an unspoken conversation is exchanged. For the first time in my life, I actually feel something. But he doesn’t. He keeps me at arm’s length and pretends there’s nothing between us when there clearly is. I’m not the kind of girl to wait around for any guy, so I don’t. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t in the back of my mind. Our paths cross again in a way neither one of us expect and it changes everything. Was it destiny that made it happen? Was it fate? Or was it something else? TUESDAY Getting over Hawke is the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I couldn’t breathe, sleep, or eat. Every day was more agonizing than the one that followed. But somehow, after two years of suffering, I finally got back on my feet. And I moved on. Now I’m living in the city and running my own bakery. Life is good again. I’m surrounded by good friends that I love, and every day is even better than the last. Until everything changes. Now I have to face him after two years of silence. I have to look him in the eye and act like he has no effect on me. I have to hold my head high and pretend he didn’t shatter me into a million pieces. I have to act like he doesn’t mean a damn thing to me. Can I fool him? Can I fool myself? WEDNESDAY It took me a long time to forgive Hawke—a very long time. But now that I have, I feel nothing but unbridled joy. Everything is exactly as it should have been two years ago. He’s just what I need, and not just now, but forever. Until disaster strikes. We promised each other forever, but will Hawke honor that promise when his world comes crumbling down? When the ground cracks below his feet, will we still stand? Or will we fall?
Poppy McVie, Saving Animals One Book at a Time Series #1-3
Kimberli A. Bindschatel - 2016
For animals, there's nothing she won't do. Feisty Agent Poppy McVie travels the world--from the steamy jungles of Costa Rica to the high seas of Norway to the deep forests of Alaska--fighting wildlife crime.Box-Set includes Operation Tropical Affair, Operation Orca Rescue, and Operation Grizzly Camp
Sleeping Dogs Lie (The Tales of Dan Coast)
Rodney Riesel - 2012
Dan, a wise-cracking excessive drinker, is haunted by the memory of his dead wife. Short after the two won the lottery and purchased a small beach bungalow in the Florida Keys, her life was taken in a car accident. Soon after his wife's death, Dan relocated to the Keys with his wife's dog, whom he blames for her death. In Sleeping Dogs Lie, Dan Coast, an unlicensed private detective of sorts is hired to find the missing boyfriend of a woman who herself soon ends up missing. When someone from the woman's past unexpectedly shows up at Dan's home, with a story of faked deaths and missing life insurance money; Dan along with his side kick Red set out to find the money, and the woman.
Microprocessors and Microcontrollers
N. Senthil Kumar - 2011
It also touches upon the fundamentals of 32 bit, and 64 bit advanced processors. The book throughout provides the most popular programming tool - the assembly language codes to enhance the knowledge of programming the processors.Clear and concise in its treatment of topics, the contents of the book is supported by learning tools such as review questions, application examples (case studies) and design-based exercises.
Bobby Approved: Your Ultimate Shopping Guide At The Grocery Store
Bobby Parrish - 2019
The shopping guide is designed to help you identity the best products on the store shelves and allow you to access this guide easily, as you shop. Ultimately, this guide will make you a better shopper and it will help get you in and out of the store with ease. Disclaimer: The opinions in this book are my own. I am not a licensed dietician or food scientist.
Engineering Thermodynamics: A Computer Approach (Si Units Version) (Revised)
R.K. Rajput - 2009
Pure Substances, The First And Second Laws, Gases, Psychrometrics, The Vapor, Gas And Refrigeration Cycles, Heat Transfer, Compressible Flow, Chemical Reactions, Fuels, And More Are Presented In Detail And Enhanced With Practical Applications. This Version Presents The Material Using SI Units And Has Ample Material On SI Conversion, Steam Tables, And A Mollier Diagram. A CD-ROM, Included With The Print Version Of The Text, Includes A Fully Functional Version Of Quickfield (Widely Used In Industry), As Well As Numerous Demonstrations And Simulations With MATLAB, And Other Third Party Software.
Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Applications
E. John Finnemore - 1985
This book is for civil engineers that teach fluid mechanics both within their discipline and as a service course to mechanical engineering students. As with all previous editions this 10th edition is extraordinarily accurate, and its coverage of open channel flow and transport is superior. There is a broader coverage of all topics in this edition of Fluid Mechanics with Engineering Applications. Furthermore, this edition has numerous computer-related problems that can be solved in Matlab and Mathcad.
V. Alpersson - 2016
No one knows who is behind it and why so much painstaking effort is dedicated to its design. After a young Internet entrepreneur is found dead in his San Francisco apartment, Stanford Computer Science Professor embarks on following a trail of clues left by a mysterious Dark Web puzzle. On his quest for the answers, he must confront the most powerful clandestine organizations and cold blooded killers who will stop at nothing to hide their dark secrets. The action unfolds against the backdrop of unsolved murders of young girls whose chlorine soaked bodies are found at various locations around the San Francisco Bay. This book will take you from the West Coast of the United States to other corners of the world in pursuit of the answers. You can follow the story to the coordinates in Stockholm, Berlin, and California through the links provided in the "Places" chapter at the end of the book. The coordinates of the locations in Manhattan and Sonoma County could not be disclosed. About the puzzles The puzzles used in this book are based on the actual Cicada 3301 riddles from different years. One notable exception is the "Stockholm Puzzle", which has a different, equally mysterious source. The puzzles in the book are easy to follow and do not require any technical background, just a sharp and curious mind.
Go in Practice
Matt Butcher - 2015
Following a cookbook-style Problem/Solution/Discussion format, this practical handbook builds on the foundational concepts of the Go language and introduces specific strategies you can use in your day-to-day applications. You'll learn techniques for building web services, using Go in the cloud, testing and debugging, routing, network applications, and much more.
La Bohème: The Complete Series
Alix Nichols - 2018
Each has a happy ending, and delivers laugh-out-loud moments, deeply moving scenes — and some smoking hot ones, too!HEALTH WARNING: This box set may cause binge reading and neglect of chores. Read responsibly.The LA BOHEME box set contains:- YOU'RE THE ONE When schoolteacher Natalie meets chess grandmaster Adrien at the Bistro La Bohème, romance is in the air — until life makes a move to test how well they know their hearts.- WINTER'S GIFT He's a steely tycoon. She's an elite call girl. Both have sworn off love...- WHAT IF IT'S LOVE? (Dante Rossetti First Place Winner) When handsome Rob shows interest in geeky, introverted heiress Lena, she suspects something fishy. And so she should.- FALLING FOR EMMA: Rock star Cyril is blind, talented and broken. Graphic artist Emma lives in her sister's shadow, hiding her love for Cyril — until the day she decides to give fate a hand.- UNDER MY SKIN After three years of no contact, up-and-coming politician Mat Gerard has gotten over his crush on sassy barmaid Jeanne Bonnet... Or has he?Join a group of friends as they search for romance and love — and find it in Paris!