Score of a Lifetime

25 Years Talking Chicago Sports

Author: Terry Boers

Publisher: Triumph Books

ISBN: 1641250348

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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For 25 years, Chicago sports fans invited Terry Boers into their homes, cars, and offices as one of the premier voices of WSCR radio. Covering the latest championships and trades, and always ready to offer up timely takes, Boers was a Windy City constant until his retirement in 2017. In his highly-anticipated memoir, Boers delivers a trove of lively anecdotes and personal reflections from his life and journey through sports media--from raucous banter with Mike Ditka during The Score's early days to the Cubs' World Series celebration in 2016. A must-read for any of the thousands of listeners who made Boers part of their daily routine, The Score of a Lifetime is a freewheeling, frank portrait of a man, a career, a station no one thought would survive, and a city that loves its sports.
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The Risk of a Lifetime

How, When, and Why Procreation May Be Permissible

Author: Rivka Weinberg

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190695994

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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Having children is probably as old as the first successful organism. It is often done thoughtlessly. This book is an argument for giving procreating some serious thought, and a theory of how, when, and why procreation may be permissible. Rivka Weinberg begins with an analysis of the kind of act procreativity is and why we might be justifiably motivated to engage in it. She then proceeds to argue that, by virtue of our ownership and control of the hazardous material that is our gametes, we are parentally responsible for the risks we take with our gametes and for the persons that develop when we engage in activity that allows our gametes to unite with others and develop into persons. Further argument establishes that when done respectfully, and in cases where the child's chances of leading a life of human flourishing are high, procreation may be permissible. Along the way, Weinberg argues that the non-identity problem is a curiously common mistake. Arguments intending to show that procreation is impermissible because life is bad for people and imposed on them without their consent are shown to have serious flaws. Yet because they leave us with lingering concerns, Weinberg argues that although procreation is permissible under certain conditions, it is not only a welfare risk but also a moral risk. Still, it is a risk that is often permissible for us to take and impose, given our high level of legitimate interest in procreativity. In order to ascertain when the procreative risk is permissible to impose, contractualist principles are proposed to fairly attend to the interests prospective parents have in procreating and the interests future people have in a life of human flourishing. The principles are assessed on their own merits and in comparison with rival principles. They are then applied to a wide variety of procreative cases.
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Journeys of a Lifetime

500 of the World's Greatest Trips

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216084

Category: Travel

Page: 400

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No one knows the world like National Geographic—and in this lavish volume, we reveal our picks for the world's most fabulous journeys, along with helpful information for readers who want to try them out. Compiled from the favorite trips of National Geographic's travel writers, Journeys of a Lifetime spans the globe to highlight the best of the world's most famous and lesser known sojourns. It presents an incredible diversity of possibilities, from ocean cruises around Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Every continent and every possible form of transport is covered. A timely resource for the burgeoning ranks of active travelers who crave adventurous and far-flung trips, Journeys of a Lifetime provides scores of creative ideas: trekking the heights of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania... mountain biking in Transylvania... driving through the scenic highlands of Scotland... or rolling through the outback on Australia's famous Ghan train... and dozens of other intriguing options all over the world. Journeys of a Lifetime also features 22 fun Top 10 lists in all sorts of categories. What are the world's top 10 elevator rides, bridges to walk across, trolley rides, ancient highways, or underground walking adventures? Readers will love evaluating and debating the selections. Each chapter showcases stunning photography, full-color maps, evocative text, and expert advice—including how to get there, when to visit, and how to make the most of the journey—all packaged in a luxurious oversize volume to treasure for years to come.
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Adventure of a Lifetime

Author: Ravina Thakkar

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402269153

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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What happens when the story comes to life? Nine-year-old Betty Hilmar thinks her life couldn't possibly be more boring. That's why she's always reading her favorite book, Amber the Brave. Amber gets to battle supervillians, slay dragons, and have incredible adventures that Betty only dreams of. But everything changes when Betty receives a mysterious new book. Suddenly, Betty finds herself in the middle of one of Amber's top secret missions. Together, she and Amber must stop the evil Doctor Sly from taking over the world, and as they race from one danger to the next, Betty learns that being a sidekick is no piece of cake.
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Twice in a Lifetime

Author: Dorothy Garlock

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455527254

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Sunset, Missouri, 1954. As hope flourishes in postwar America, a young widow dares to dream of a second chance at a forever love . . . TWICE IN A LIFETIME Clara Sinclair has learned to live one lonely day at a time. It was the only way she managed to survive her husband's death in World War II and raise their young son alone. But now she's at a loss as to how to handle the defiant teenager he has become, even as she struggles to keep her family financially afloat. She's fresh out of ways to turn her luck around-until a daring stranger's unexpected kindness sparks hope she hasn't felt in a long time... Drake McCoy lives for risk, speed, and putting his incredible drag racing skills to the test. One night in this quiet rural town is all he needs to win a big score and be on his way . . . until he meets Clara. Drawn in by her quiet strength and her beauty, Drake is tempted to become someone he never imagined-a family man. But a vicious and unseen enemy is closing in fast, throwing Drake and Clara's fragile future into a dangerous tailspin. Can their love survive?
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The Deal of a Lifetime

Author: Fredrik Backman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 150119349X

Category: FICTION

Page: 96

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It's Christmas Even morning. Years ago a man abandoned his son to pursue professional success; now he wonders if it's too late to forge a relationship with him. One week earlier, in a hospital late at night, the man met a five-year-old girl with cancer. When the man is given the chance to do something selfless that could change the destiny of the little girl in the hospital bed, he needs to find out what his own life has actually been worth in the eyes of his son before he makes the deal of a lifetime.
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The Journey of a Lifetime

Author: Karen M. Vaughn

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781548510992

Category:

Page: 330

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For all of her life Karen has struggled with Gender Dysphoria and her true identity. Scared, confused and tired of living a lie she embarks on a journey of a lifetime. One that will change her life, marriage and the world she thought she knew. The Journey to become her authentic self.
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Once In a Lifetime

Author: Cathy Kelly

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781416586722

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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#1 international bestselling author Cathy Kelly weaves a captivating tale about love, friendship, and a web of secrets running through a bustling Irish town. You never have to go very far... Kenny's Department Store isn't just a place to shop; it's the heart of Ardagh, Ireland. Behind its stately Edwardian facade is an up-to-date store featuring unusual boutique products in an elegant setting. Here lives intersect...and secrets hide. TV reporter Ingrid Fitzgerald has watched her husband, David Kenny, pour his heart and soul into the family store -- the "other woman" in her marriage -- for years. Now, as their children fly the nest, Ingrid discovers something that will shake her world to its foundation. ...to see that you aren't alone. Charlie Fallon is a dedicated Kenny's employee who adores her husband and son, but her selfish, dominating mother seems determined to ruin everything. Free spirit Star Bluestone, who sells her beautifully crafted tapestries at Kenny's, has her own secrets and wisdom to share. But when unexpected tragedy shocks everyone at Kenny's and threatens its future, the women of Ardagh find that secrets have a way of always coming out -- with repercussions that lead them to rely on one another more than ever before.
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Chance of a Lifetime

Author: Margaret Iggulden,Julia Allen

Publisher: Longman

ISBN: 9780582427488

Category: Children's literature

Page: 57

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Helen Davies is sad and lonely when her boyfriend, Tom, goes to Australia without her. But a friend encourages her to take an exciting new job and Helen sets off on an adventurous journey round Europe. This adventurous journey brings her new confidence and the chance of a lifetime A great read for everyone who loves to travel.
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The Role of a Lifetime

Author: Jennifer Shirk

Publisher: Samhain Pub Limited

ISBN: 9781605041599

Category: Fiction

Page: 201

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There's more to life than playing make believe. Sandra Moyer has a good reason to distrust actors. She was once married to one who left her and her child. However, she's desperate for publicity to help her struggling preschool. Hollywood playboy Ben Capshaw's request to access her classes to prepare for a role is an offer she can't refuse. Sandra second guesses herself on that decision until she sees Ben in action with the children. Her apprehension turns to wonder, and then to feelings she'd thought were closed off forever. Yet how can she trust that what she's seeing is real? As a boy, Ben learned that acting was the answer to everything. The role he's up for now will enhance his career and, he's sure, secure his happiness. But spending time with Sandra and her daughter stirs up emotions that-for once-aren't pretend. Ben's ready for a lifetime role as husband and father-if he can convince Sandra not to typecast him.
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The Adventure of a Lifetime

Author: Brian Adey

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781517707040

Category:

Page: 256

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Have you ever felt dissatisfied with your life? Have you ever felt the need to just get away from it all? Ryan McQuaid is struggling with his position in life. Tired of going to work everyday, at a job that he hates, he decides to do something drastic. On a whim, he decides to follow his childhood dream of taking a wilderness adventure in the remote regions of Alaska. However, few things go as planned, and this adventure is no exception. Follow Ryan as he finds himself engaged in a life and death struggle against some of the harshest conditions Alaska has to offer.
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Tommy

My Journey of a Lifetime

Author: Tommy George Thompson,Doug Moe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780299320805

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The many facets of Tommy G. Thompson--small-town grocer's son, brash campaigner with a common touch, shrewd political strategist, savvy policy wonk, and ebullient promoter of Wisconsin--come across vividly in these pages. Thompson, with journalist Doug Moe, traces his journey from boyhood to politics to the world stage, including his unprecedented four terms as Wisconsin governor, his service as a cabinet secretary under President George W. Bush, and his continuing work in global efforts to fight AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Personal and revealing stories punctuate the biographical details and policy discussions. Here is Tommy as a young man, just happening to be on the National Mall in 1964 when Dr. Martin Luther King told the nation "I have a dream." Here is Tommy as Wisconsin governor, struggling to start a Harley-Davidson motorcycle before leading "a pack of Hell's Republicans" on a ride through the state. Here is Tommy in Washington after the 9/11 attacks, slipping out of a secure bunker (in defiance of orders) to aid the emergency medical response. Thompson speaks candidly of his achievements and regrets, including his involvement with welfare reform, school choice, land conservancy, prisons, the financing of Miller Park, stem cell research, and health insurance.
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The Body Keeps the Score

Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Author: Bessel A. Van der Kolk

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 0143127748

Category: Medical

Page: 443

View: 9622

Originally published by Viking Penguin, 2014.
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Once in a Life Time Vol. 2

Places to Go for Travel and Leisure

Author: Clara Le Fort

Publisher: Die Gestalten Verlag-DGV

ISBN: 9783899555912

Category: Architecture

Page: 256

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Once in a Lifetime Vol 2 presents a diverse range of unparalleled destinations for those longing for extraordinary travel experiences, whether they are seeking an adventure or a retreat. Some will be attracted to cities-the urban flair of Vienna, the bustle of Tokyo, the rich history of Marrakech-and their sumptuous hotels. Others will want to be pampered at a wellness resort ; find peace and quiet in an isolated mountain hut ; fulfill a childhood dream of going on a safari ; or see, hear, and smell a tropical rain forest. Cultivate your wanderlust with this visual journey to the most beguiling get-aways in the world.The architecture, interiors, and creative details of the featured locations contribute to each destination's charm, and highly individualized service guarantees an unforgettable experience.
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The Education of a Lifetime

Author: Robert Khayat

Publisher: Nautilus

ISBN: 9781936946532

Category: College administrators

Page: 328

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In 1962, while a riot was in full swing on the University of Mississippi campus over the admission of James Meredith, Robert Khayat was an All-Pro kicker for the newly integrated Washington Redskins. He had no way of knowing that, thirty-five years later, he would be leading the University of Mississippi through one of its greatest challenges - its association with the Confederate flag. Robert Khayat's The Education of a Lifetime reveals his childhood days in Moss Point, Mississippi; the state's segregationist policies that prevented his SEC championship baseball team from playing in the College World Series; and the sadness of watching his father's arrest. These seemingly disparate events worked to prepare him for his future battle with the vestiges of racial strife that continued to haunt Ole Miss' culture when he was selected as the University's fifteenth Chancellor. We relive, along with the author, the courting of eccentric donors; private conversations with presidents, governors, football coaches, and celebrities; and the struggle to find a balance between the South's past and a promising future. In this funny, touching, and insightful memoir, readers get a behind-the-scenes look at how one man's vision and dedication - along with a commitment to respecting the dignity of every individual - can change a culture.
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Food Journeys of a Lifetime

500 Extraordinary Places to Eat Around the Globe

Author: National Geographic

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426216092

Category: Travel

Page: 320

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For pure pleasure, few experiences are as satisfying as a chance to explore the world’s great culinary traditions and landmarks—and here, in the latest title of our popular series of illustrated travel gift books, you’ll find a fabulous itinerary of foods, dishes, markets, and restaurants worth traveling far and wide to savor. On the menu is the best of the best from all over the globe: Tokyo’s freshest sushi; the spiciest Creole favorites in New Orleans; the finest vintages of the great French wineries; the juiciest cuts of beef in Argentina; and much, much more. You’ll sample the sophisticated dishes of fabled chefs and five-star restaurants, of course, but you’ll also discover the simpler pleasures of the side-street cafés that cater to local people and the classic specialties that give each region a distinctive flavor. Every cuisine tells a unique story about its countryside, climate, and culture, and in these pages you’ll meet the men and women who transform nature’s bounty into a thousand gustatory delights. Hundreds of appetizing full-color illustrations evoke an extraordinary range of tastes and cooking techniques; a wide selection of recipes invites you to create as well as consume; sidebars give a wealth of entertaining information about additional sites to visit as well as the cultural importance of the featured food; while lively top ten lists cover topics from chocolate factories to champagne bars, from historic food markets to wedding feasts, harvest celebrations, and festive occasions of every kind. In addition, detailed practical travel information provides all the ingredients you’ll need to cook up a truly delicious experience for even the most demanding of traveling gourmets.
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Performance Breakthrough

A Radical Approach to Success at Work

Author: Cathy Rose Salit

Publisher: Hachette Books

ISBN: 0316382477

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Break through to your peak performance! Whether you're navigating your way on a new team, expanding your leadership role, or just trying to get heard in a meeting, you're facing the kind of workplace challenge we all run into sooner or later: you need a new performance. In Performance Breakthrough, Cathy Salit presents the revolutionary strategies that she's proven successful through over twenty years' experience custom-creating workshops for powerhouse clients including American Express, Nike, Coca-Cola, and DIRECTV. Artfully blending techniques from theatrical performance with the new science of performative psychology, Salit guides readers through forging new relationships guaranteed to yield greater success and satisfaction. Performance Breakthrough outlines proven techniques, including taking an emotional inventory; crafting new scripts for greater confidence, stronger relationships, and better outcomes; building ensembles; improvising; and listening--really listening--including accepting others' criticism and input. No matter what your challenge, Salit's innovative philosophy, case studies, practical exercises, and inspiring advice will help you deliver your own top performance.
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The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke

Author: Suze Orman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101218563

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

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Be sure to catch Suze Orman's latest PBS special based on The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke, which will air the weekend of March 4th on stations across the country. Check your local listings for airtimes. The Money Book for the Young, Fabulous & Broke is financial expert Suze Orman's answer to a generation's cry for help. They're called "Generation Debt" and "Generation Broke" by the media — people in their twenties and thirties who graduate college with a mountain of student loan debt and are stuck with one of the weakest job markets in recent history. The goals of their parents' generation — buy a house, support a family, send kids to college, retire in style — seem absurdly, depressingly out of reach. They live off their credit cards, may or may not have health insurance, and come up so far short at the end of the month that the idea of saving money is a joke. This generation has it tough, without a doubt, but they're also painfully aware of the urgent need to take matters into their own hands. The Money Book was written to address the specific financial reality that faces young people today and offers a set of real, not impossible solutions to the problems at hand and the problems ahead. Concisely, pragmatically, and without a whiff of condescension, Suze Orman tells her young, fabulous & broke readers precisely what actions to take and why. Throughout these pages, there are icons that direct readers to a special YF&B domain on Suze's website that offers more specialized information, forms, and interactive tools that further customize the information in the book. Her advice at times bucks conventional wisdom (did she just say use your credit card?) and may even seem counter-intuitive (pay into a retirement fund even though your credit card debt is killing you?), but it's her honesty, understanding, and uncanny ability to anticipate the needs of her readers that has made her the most trusted financial expert of her day. Over the course of ten chapters that can be consulted methodically, step-by-step or on a strictly need-to-know basis, Suze takes the reader past broke to a secure place where they'll never have to worry about revisiting broke again. And she begins the journey with a bit of overwhelmingly good news (yes, there really is good news): Young people have the greatest asset of all on their side — time.
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