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Time Matters By Tom Taylor
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Time really does matter! Time and again we are told the value and importance of time. On projects time is a constant point in the established iron triangle; and also in modern, wider polygon... More > interpretations. There is always a point for time. This collection of four booklets addresses some of these dilemmas, difficulties, pressures and misunderstandings when up against it in time terms and when time really does matter. The observations and approaches within these booklets are based on extensive experiences, studies and observations of the author over many years, with ups and downs, with time recovery recognitions, responses, successes, failures and bewilderments. There are examples, case studies, checklists and spaces for notes. The principal author of this approach is Tom Taylor. He is a principal of dashdot; a joint founder of Buro Four and a retained advisor; and a vice-President of the Association for Project Management.< Less
Song Of The Eclectic Tambourine: A Novel of Love, Friendships, and a Generation in Conflict By Ron De Torre
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Song of the Eclectic Tambourine begins in 1968 when Marc Amati falls in love with two young women as disparate as the political climate of the times. Lilly Garrett is a courageous flower child... More > committed to non-violence, social justice, and ending the Vietnam War, while Mary Belinda is wealthy, talented, and determined to achieve the fame her mother was cheated by McCarthyism and Hollywood sexism. What Marc learns from, and because of, both women will affect life and help him deal with the challenges of his generation: humanity versus expediency, compassion versus profit, and self-interest versus altruism. For Marc, it is a coming of age in stages. Both women face their own ordeals as they attempt to succeed in a hostile society - Mary being a strong-willed woman in the recording industry, and Lilly in a series of social and political endeavors. Marc's story is an ironic, irreverent, and critical look at the past and its effect on the present. More at< Less
Song of the Eclectic Tambourine By Ron De Torre
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Song of the Eclectic Tambourine begins in 1968 when Marc Amati falls in love with two young women as disparate as the political climate of the times. Lilly Garrett is a courageous flower child... More > committed to non-violence, social justice, and ending the Vietnam War, while Mary Belinda is wealthy, talented, and determined to achieve the fame her mother was cheated by McCarthyism and Hollywood sexism. What Marc learns from, and because of, both women will affect life and help him deal with the challenges of his generation: humanity versus expediency, compassion versus profit, and self-interest versus altruism. For Marc, it is a coming of age in stages. Both women face their own ordeals as they attempt to succeed in a hostile society – Mary being a strong-willed woman in the recording industry, and Lilly in a series of social and political endeavors. Marc's story is an ironic, irreverent, and critical look at the past and its effect on the present. More at http://www.dtdesertrat.wordpress.com< Less
Multiplarity By Anthony Stevens
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Perfect health, longevity, religious intolerance, political expedience, and aliens… all part of colonizing another world.
The Boy Captives, and Yankee Gypsies By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
Reform and Politics By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
My Summer With Dr. Singletary By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
The Conflict With Slavery By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
Narrative and Legendary Poems Among the Hills and Others By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less
Poems of Nature By John Greenleaf Whittier
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John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892) was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Although he received little formal education, he was... More > an avid reader who studied his father’s six books on Quakerism until their teachings became the foundation of his ideology. First introduced to poetry by a teacher, Whittier published his first poem in 1826 in William Lloyd Garrison’s Newburyport Free Press. In June of 1833, he published the antislavery pamphlet Justice and Expediency, and from there dedicated the next twenty years of his life to the abolitionist cause. He was editor of The National Era; and for the next ten years it featured the best of his writing, both as prose and poetry. His works include: At Sundown (1890), Anti-Slavery Poems, My Summer With Dr. Singletary, Criticism, Historical Papers, Margaret Smith’s Journal and The Bridal of Pennacook.< Less