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Off Our Rockers: Light-Hearted Travel Tales for Empty- Nesters and Those with a Penchant for Adventure By John Hutton
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Every one thought we were a bit crazy or terribly brave... or both. In 2002 my wife and I, a supposedly normal middle-aged 'empty-nester' NZ couple, quit our jobs, sold up everything and headed off... More > on an open-ended backpacking adventure to explore the world, beginning in Asia. From witnessing revolution in Nepal to surviving the Tsunami in Sri Lanka, from lying for days on spacious Thai beaches to standing for hours on jam-packed Indian buses, from communing with orang-utans to mis-communicating with locals, this book tells of our first three years' travel in Asia with humour, enthusiasm and moments of poignancy. But it is more than a travel/adventure book. This light-hearted account of our physical journey is also about the mind journey that took us from safe Suburbia to adventurous Asia. Running through the weave of fun, experiences, anecdotes and impressions runs a thread about daring to do what you always wanted to do - before it's too late.< Less
Writin' on Empty: Parents Reveal the Upside, Downside, and Everything In Between When Children Leave the Nest By Risa Nye, Joan Cehn, Julie Renalds
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This collection of essays is indispensable for parents whose kids are leaving -- or have left -- the nest: for college, for the service, or for parts unknown. Writers share their touching, sometimes... More > humorous, and always poignant reactions to watching the kids take off into the world beyond the comfort of home.< Less
Deployed Grandparents being Parents By Debbie Nichols
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A true story of a working empty nester grandmother raising her USAF daughter's children, during her daughter's deployment in Afghanistan.
A Duck in My Sink By Julia Smith
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An empty-nester relinquishes her struggle with the circle of life through the nurture of an injured duckling and its two fluffy companions.
A Duck in My Sink By Julia Smith
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An empty-nester relinquishes her struggle with the circle of life through the nurture of an injured duckling and its two fluffy companions.
Off Our Rockers By John Hutton
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Every one thought we were a bit crazy or terribly brave… or both. In 2002 my wife and I, a supposedly normal middle-aged ‘empty-nester’ NZ couple, quit our jobs, sold up... More > everything and headed off on an open-ended backpacking adventure to explore the world, beginning in Asia. From witnessing revolution in Nepal to surviving the Tsunami in Sri Lanka, from lying for days on spacious Thai beaches to standing for hours on jam-packed Indian buses, from communing with orang-utans to mis-communicating with locals, this book tells of our first three years’ travel in Asia with humour, enthusiasm and moments of poignancy. But it is more than a travel/adventure book. This light-hearted account of our physical journey is also about the mind journey that took us from safe Suburbia to adventurous Asia. Running through the weave of fun, experiences, anecdotes and impressions runs a thread about daring to do what you always wanted to do - before it’s too late.< Less
Off Our Rockers By John Hutton
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Every one thought we were a bit crazy or terribly brave… or both. In 2002 my wife and I, a supposedly normal middle-aged ‘empty-nester’ NZ couple, quit our jobs, sold up... More > everything and headed off on an open-ended backpacking adventure to explore the world, beginning in Asia. From witnessing revolution in Nepal to surviving the Tsunami in Sri Lanka, from lying for days on spacious Thai beaches to standing for hours on jam-packed Indian buses, from communing with orang-utans to mis-communicating with locals, this book tells of our first three years’ travel in Asia with humour, enthusiasm and moments of poignancy. But it is more than a travel/adventure book. This light-hearted account of our physical journey is also about the mind journey that took us from safe Suburbia to adventurous Asia. Running through the weave of fun, experiences, anecdotes and impressions runs a thread about daring to do what you always wanted to do - before it’s too late.< Less
Take a Breath By J.R. Schaur
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An empty-nester cop's wife is tormented by flashbacks from her past that cause her to delve into a world of alcohol, sexual misconduct, and vengeance. Will her husband be able to pull her out of her... More > emotional turmoil back into the current world or are circumstances spinning so out of control that she is unsaveable?< Less
The Casper Conspiracy By Kurtis Peterson
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Life could not have been better for Mike and Jill Nail. After raising two daughters and launching them out on their own, the empty-nesters prepare to begin the next chapter of their lives living... More > abroad in the historic and romantic Italian city of Florence. Mike’s discovery of $1.5 million and a mysterious letter leads him to a massive global conspiracy. Mike goes on the hunt to halt a series of terrorist acts and soon the hunter becomes the hunted. The twists and turns that follow change their lives forever.< Less
Quick Guide: A Delicate Balance By College Guide World
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A Delicate Balance is a play by Edward Albee. It premiered in 1966 and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1967, the first of three he received for his work. The uneasy existence of upper... More > middle-class suburbanites Agnes and Tobias and their permanent houseguest, Agnes' witty alcoholic sister Claire, is disrupted by the sudden appearance of lifelong family friends Harry and Edna, fellow empty nesters with free-floating anxiety, who ask to stay with them to escape an unnamed terror. They soon are followed by Agnes and Tobias's bitter 36-year-old daughter Julia, who returns home following the collapse of her fourth marriage.< Less