A Knack for Embarrassment

A Knack for Embarrassment

Have you ever survived a night in a den of forty snorers? Did you ever blow up cuisine in the microwave and then try and hide it from your clairvoyant mother? If so, then these stories are right up your alley!

Author: James Beers

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 1541234588

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Page: 222

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Have you ever wondered why a thrown flat rock never flies straight? Spent a long and sleepless night in a den of snorers? Did you ever blow up cuisine in the microwave and then try and hide it? Follow the author and his family and friends in their rollicking adventures as they sled down the dreaded Sleddin' Road, ride in a Volkswagen Rabbit that smokes more than a locomotive, and practice Premeditated Bear Situation Thinking while out in The Woods. Just try not to laugh as you read about the cutthroat cookie decorating contest from Christmas 2007 or as the author guinea pigs his younger brother in a game of spit wads. Enjoy these entertaining short stories as they keep you rolling with laughter and reminiscing about your own adventures and mishaps. Born in Idaho, raised on ice cream, and schooled in calamity and disaster, author James D. Beers writes the stories of his life from a unique and humorous perspective in A Knack for Embarrassment, his first collection of short stories.
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A Royal Embarrassment

A Royal Embarrassment

You have a knack, Jed, and I think it would be wasted if you go back to the States
and turn your back on those opportunities.” I watched Mistborn, who was
deliberately ignoring me. He knew I was leaving and I could feel his
disappointment ...

Author: Emma Lea

Publisher: Emma Lea

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Category: Fiction

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Savannah has a secret…a secret that could cost her everything she’s been working for. Coming to Merveille and taking up a position as one of Queen Alyssa’s ladies in waiting hadn’t been part of Savannah Rousseau’s plan, but she wasn’t going to turn down the opportunity when it came her way. The daughter of an impoverished viscount, Savannah had nothing to lose and everything to gain by being included amongst the new queen’s entourage…as long as no one found out about her secret. Savannah loved her son. Archer was the sun and moon of her life, but being a single mother would mean instant disqualification from the ladies in waiting. So she hid him from the queen and her new friends…for two years. Now someone had stumbled upon her secret and Savannah would do anything to ensure that she didn’t become a royal embarrassment. Jed Fairchild came to Merveille to escape his own scandal and the last thing he wanted was to be embroiled in another. Finding out about the young boy and impoverished viscount that Savannah had stashed in the abandoned hunting cabins was a complication that he didn’t need. Being attracted to the hot-tempered lady in waiting was another. All Jed wanted was to live a simple life working with his horses and ignoring the rest of the world, but with Savannah in his life and the inquisitive Archer following him like his very own shadow, the quiet life was the last thing Jed had…and maybe it wasn’t really what he wanted after all.
Categories: Fiction

The Love Dare Day by Day

The Love Dare Day by Day

For if any Macedonians should come with me and nd you unprepared, we, not to
mention you, would be embarrassed. 2 Corinthians 9:4 Love covers shame. It
has a knack for putting others in a position where they can succeed and are kept
 ...

Author: Stephen Kendrick

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781433681387

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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From the writers of the No. 1 New York Times best-seller, The Love Dare. Love is a choice. A daily choice. The Love Dare Day by Day is a daily reminder of how it’s done -- and done well -- taking the source material's original experience to the next level. With 52 weekly dares, this one-year devotional invites you to go deeper into the scriptural principles of The Love Dare and is meant to enrich your relationship with God and your spouse through a daily time of reading, prayer, and action. Make this more than a year of your life. Make it your bold, next step to a lifetime of love. Features of this book include: • 365 devotional readings on unique aspects of genuine love• 52 weekly dares to help you express love in your marriage• Dozens of specific prayers to pray for yourself and your spouse• Questions to get you thinking strategically about your relationship• More than 100 Go Deeper sections that enhance personal Bible study
Categories: Religion

The Love Dare Day by Day Wedding Edition

The Love Dare Day by Day  Wedding Edition

For if any Macedonians should come with me and nd you unprepared, we, not to
mention you, would be embarrassed. 2 Corinthians 9:4 Love covers shame. It
has a knack for putting others in a position where they can succeed and are kept
 ...

Author: Stephen Kendrick

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781433671081

Category: Religion

Page: 400

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Topping the New York Times list and already selling five million copies, The Love Dare has established itself as more than a book; it’s an unstoppable marriage movement. And like the husband in Fireproof (the film where The Love Dare originated), readers know this 40-day challenge to understand and practice unconditional love with their spouse need not end when the book does. With that in mind, The Love Dare Day by Day encourages and challenges couples toward new steps in faith and love with 365 marital encouragements, reminders, and action points worth repeating year after year. Unconditional love is eagerly promised at weddings, but rarely practiced in real life. As a result, romantic hopes are often replaced with disappointment in the home. But it doesn’t have to stay that way. Whether your marriage is hanging by a thread or healthy and strong, The Love Dare Day by Day is a journey you need to take. It’s time to learn the keys to finding true intimacy
Categories: Religion

Postmortem Change in the Rat

Postmortem Change in the Rat

... that we thought were a result of disease in the tissues we were studying , had a
knack of embarrassing us by informing ... After several months of embarrassment
and subsequent familiarity with postmortem changes in tissues , organs , and ...

Author: William J. Seaman

Publisher: Iowa State Press

ISBN: UCAL:B4532542

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Woman Her Glory Her Shame and Her God

Woman   Her Glory  Her Shame  and Her God

Christians have a knack of forgetting what it is embarrassing to remember , and of
not knowing that which it would be inconvenient to know . But Truth 117
CHAPTER XV Christianity Enslave Only Inferior Races ?—English and Women
were ...

Author: Saladin

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112111173313

Category: Women

Page: 512

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Categories: Women

A Black Woman s Experience

A Black Woman s Experience

But my mother sided with my brother on the premise that " Alice seems to have a
knack for embarrassing people . ” She related an incident that had happened a
year earlier when I embarrassed her in church . It was customary in those days
for ...

Author: Alice Allison Dunnigan

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing Company

ISBN: STANFORD:36105035714596

Category: Women journalists

Page: 673

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Categories: Women journalists

The Knack of Negotiating

The Knack of Negotiating

We run the risk of being embarrassing or being embarrassed. Afar better
approach forus isto use anecdotesthat canquicklytranslate technical terms into
layman language. Thisisalmostanart form, and successful salespeople and
buyers don't ...

Author: Keith Rowe

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781458795434

Category: Business & Economics

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As a sequel to his popular KNACK of Selling: face-to-face, Keith Rowe expands his time-tested interpersonal skills material to address the essential elements of successful negotiation. While the principles of negotiation can apply to everything from the relatively frivolous excitement of buying a new digital television to the deadly seriousness of negotiating a hostage release, the real focus here is on the commercial buying and selling role, where the ongoing trading relationship goes hand in hand with securing the deal.The Reader: This is a 'must have' reference for marketing and product managers, trade salespeople, those reseller buyers or purchasing officers who sit across the table from them, and the retail managers and salespeople who ultimately on-sell the proposition to the consumer. It should prove invaluable to anyone involved in the face-to-face challenges of negotiating the passage of products and services through the supply chain.
Categories: Business & Economics

The Knack of Selling Revised eBook Edition Face to Face

The Knack of Selling   Revised eBook Edition  Face to Face

Both may be 'talking the talk', but 'not necessarily walking the same walk'; their
understanding could be worlds apart. We run the risk of embarrassing one, and
being embarrassed by the other. A far better approach for us is to use anecdotes
 ...

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Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

ISBN: 9781459658493

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The Knack of Life

The Knack of Life

Your most embarrassing incident ? ' I said , tripping over my words as I tried to
speed up and save her . You never told me your most embarrassing incident . ' I
lit the gas under the frying pan and trickled a tiny amount of oil on to it . I looked at
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Author: Trisha Rainsford

Publisher: Gaia Books

ISBN: IND:30000100600133

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 369

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The Knack of Lifeis the story of how a grown man learns to be a grown-up, while solving a murder and finding love sort of lad-lit and whodunit combined.
Categories: Detective and mystery stories

Representative Plays

Representative Plays

Laura : I ' m embarrassed . Díaz : Oh . Why ? LAURA : I ' m embarrassed because
I may cause her to be embarrassed . Díaz : ( Gently ) . Dear child , come here .
You ' ll get over that sense of shame . I have a knack for settling such matters .

Author: Florencio Sánchez

Publisher:

ISBN: UOM:39015037381244

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Page: 326

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The Conradian

The Conradian

... far from being immune to shame , Jim is an incurably embarrassment - prone
figure whose unhappy knack of exposing himself to public humiliation will come
to occupy a significant portion of his lifestory . And not only Jim will have reason
to ...

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ISBN: UCSC:32106019479960

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The Most Embarrassing Mother in the World

The Most Embarrassing Mother in the World

His face is beet - red most of the time - thanks to his mother , who has a knack for
making a 15 - year - old boy want to disappear . And now that she has a rich new
husband and plenty of money to spend , humiliation comes on a grand scale .

Author: Peter Filichia

Publisher: Flare

ISBN: 0380760843

Category: Embarrassment

Page: 181

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Ashamed of his mother when she throws a party for his junior high graduation--and even sings a song for him, fifteen-year-old Alex meets Suzy, who shares his problem and who becomes his partner in reform and romance.
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Up hill and Down Dale

Up hill and Down Dale

Yet to meet Mrs Porter alone would be embarrassing to Lettice , who disliked
embarrassment as much as she disliked ... He had a knack of making himself
agreeable to old people , and had lived so much away from his own county as to
be ...

Author: Edith L. Chamberlain

Publisher:

ISBN: OXFORD:555044568

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Gallery of Players Nos 7 12

Gallery of Players  Nos  7 12

He would permit a strange man BUT ONE MORE HOOK - ALAS ! has a knack of
doing lofty deeds , to assist at her toilet ? ... As Situations embarrassing to husthe
people has developed , however , band and wife are certain to crop the spirit ...

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Publisher:

ISBN: WISC:89011363413

Category: Actors

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Scuff Marks on the Ceiling

Scuff Marks on the Ceiling

Life with Children , and Other Major Embarrassments Young children have a
knack of being able to turn just about anything into an embarrassing situation .
And we never know when they are going to strike , so we always have to be
prepared ...

Author: Denise Turner

Publisher: W Publishing Group

ISBN: 0849905133

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 185

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Categories: Family & Relationships

Creative Personality in Religious Life

Creative Personality in Religious Life

A depressed religious will not inspire hope in others , but a religious who has the
knack of making others feel good just ... Relieving Embarrassment
Embarrassment is a form of pain , and a person who is socially skillful intuitively
tries to put ...

Author: Marian Dolores Robinson

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112064577825

Category: Monastic and religious life

Page: 179

View: 868

Categories: Monastic and religious life

Ms Magazine

Ms  Magazine

Would I write my mother and tell her I'm doing this ? No. Will I ever ? She'd be
embarrassed . Ashamed . I was weepy . ... to have a knack for sabotaging
success , and those existing in alcoholic families . certainly have difficulty
enjoying it .

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ISBN: UVA:X001003209

Category: Women

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Categories: Women

Outback

Outback

"But I did not wish to embarrass you by visiting at a time when others might be
there." "Really? ... knack of yours." Her chest constricted. "Oh, John Stuart," she
answered dejected, and closed her eyes. There was silence between them.

Author: Joy Chambers

Publisher:

ISBN: 0345376560

Category: Fiction

Page: 634

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Left penniless by the death of her father, American-born Australian Eve Herman marries John Stuart Wakeman, the owner of a vast estate, and then flees into the arms of another man when tragedy strikes
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Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts

GREGORY : Has it occurred to you , Olivia , that you have a knack of saying the
most embarrassing things ? OLIVIA : You don ' t look very embarrassed . Why are
you doing all this sketching ? GREGORY : To keep myself occupied and prevent
 ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: UVA:X030605423

Category: Performing arts

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Categories: Performing arts