الفقر رأيته يعشش في مدرستي، وجيوب الصبية أمثالي ولقمة خبز جافة تتنازعها الأيدي في فرصة ما بين الحصص، وتفاجأت به ينال من هيبة الأساتذة في مدرستي، رأيتهم يطاردون لقمة العيش بعيدا عن السيل وسقفه، في أعالي المهاجرين والجبال الثلاثة المحظية، اللوبيدة والحسين وعمان. وجدت في اللوبيدة متنزها للأطفال مثلي..
وأنا طفل أيضا، نظرت إلى نفسي وثيابي بالية وقدماي حافيتان، تفرست وجوههم، والنعمة لا أفقه معناها، تنتقل بهم كجن خفي، بين السلالم والسحاسيل، إلى المراجيح، ومقاعد للراحة وبوظة وعصير، هم في ظل الأشجار يمرحون حول بركة ماء ونوافير، وقفت أنا على الباب، أتشبث بالبسطة، تظللني الشمس ويقطر العرق من جبيني وأنادي ترمس...
Jenna and Carly share a dry wit and sharp sleuthing skills that give these three stories universal appeal. Wherever these small-town Arkansas sisters go murder is sure to follow. When they search for the murderer of a newspaper editor, they could end up in the obit column. In Branson for a break, they find out that murder doesn't take vacations. And when the Carly opens a diner, murder is on the menu.
This book has been written for students and professionals in electronics and communication engineering. Its contents cover the core requirements of microwave and radar engineering courses. The authors between them have over 60 years of teaching electronic and microwave technology, and their combined knowledge of the subject has produced an outstanding new text. They have taken special care in keeping a balance between the mathematical and the physical approach, and they have interspersed illustrations consistently throughout the book to help aid understanding. Also included are a number of solved problems taken from university exams which reinforce the key concepts of the subject.
Midnight Circus is a seasonal literary magazine featuring short stories, poetry, and illustrations. "New England Fear" brings you stories that will scare, entertain, and haunt you long after you finish it.
GTD is an acronym referring to David Allen’s books and system, Getting Things Done. And if anybody needs to get things done, it’s mothers managing a home. GTD for Homemakers shows engaged and involved moms and home managers how to streamline routines, alleviate stress, and increase productivity. GTD for Homemakers is all about putting into place effective habits so that the routine administrative details of life do not cause undo stress and we, as mothers in the heart of our homes, can peacefully and intentionally make good choices about what to do without feeling like we have a million details pulling us in a million directions at once. One benefit of maintaining order and organization is that it frees not only time but also creative energy and our ability to be fully present in the moment. GTD for Homemakers will help you reclaim calm self-control and self-possession, so that you can fulfill our roles and responsibilities to the best of your ability.
This book and Babar and the Christmas House are the first titles in Abrams' new Babar licensed books program. When Babar tells his children that being a grown up is hard, they remind him that being a kid isn't so easy either and challenge him to a day at school, with hilarious results. A broken pencil and a reprimand for talking in class, not to mention gum on his pants, convince Babar that his children are right and that maybe he should stick to the work he is used to.