In the popular imagination the picture of slavery, frozen in time, is one of huge cotton plantations and opulent mansions. However, in over a hundred years of history detailed in this book, the hard reality of slavery in Mississippi's antebellum world is strikingly different from the one of popular myth. It shows that Mississippi's past was never frozen, but always fluid. It shows too that slavery took a number of shapes before its form in the late antebellum mold became crystalized for popular culture.
In Alabama, there is only one person greater than "The Bear." That's JC himself. And although the legend has now been dead thirty years this year, he still has tremendous power over people - even non-believers. Even when they're not awake. I was one of them. A non-believer. Until he straightened me out in the strangest way.
Ever heard of a 'travel psychologist?' Michael Brein is the world's first and perhaps only travel psychologist and has created a unique travel audiobook series on the psychology of travel as revealed through the fantastic travel stories of more than 1,600 world travelers and adventurers whom he has interviewed over the last three decades. The first audiobook in the series, Travel Tales of Michael Brein: My Top 10, is a collection of Michael's best of the best of his own personal travel tales.
Stress Survival Super Strategies: Amazing Benefits will help your mood and mental well-being. Strategies for stress affects every part of your life for the better. While poor feelings can negatively impact your activities, personal improvement books can show you ways to cope with stress. A happy balanced mood gives you the tools you need to be successful and enjoy life.
Throughout his long and varied career as an educator, Steve Schmitz has been told one story, and asked one question, more than any other: I know my child is in grade trouble at school, Dr. Schmitz, and it's making my life hellish at home. I've tried everything, and nothing works. What do I do now? To keep household conflict from escalating, and to show concerned parents how to be part of the solution, Schmitz put down in book form all the successful advice he's been dispensing for thirty years.
Will Bevis is a writer of short stories, articles, essays, and memoirs. His best-known story is the Top One Hundred Free for Kindle story, "The Killing of Train-Man Brown". He has written over 50 short stories including, "Then Her Wig Fell Off", "Let the Dog Drive", "Blackbird", and many, many others. About this story: The author stumbles across a "mysterious" yard sale where he almost gets his butt kicked by an "alien" geezer. Come along for the ride. Better his butt than yours, right?
Join me as I return to Seventh Grade for One Day... to help a Science Teacher as she tries to do the impossible: Teach 36 kids each class, all day long. I spent not even one day with this teacher and I know: There must be a special place in heaven for her. Get ready for one wild and funny ride!
Protect your family and yourself from the most dangerous infectious disease. Flu experts agree - a severe pandemic is just a matter of time. But there are many other ways to protect yourself and your family. They are cheap and widely available. Everybody can take steps to protect themselves and their families. The nightmare is another 1918-style flu that is both highly contagious and highly lethal. It could kill tens of millions of people around the globe.
Did you ever know someone who was so cool that everyone knew he or she was destined for Fame and Fortune, and Glory? I did. His name was Nick the Lion. But don't worry. Now he's going to get his. He just made the only mistake he ever made. And it is going to do him in.
About this story: People do strange things. I am one of them. Don't call the police on me. I'll fix it.
Your daughter is fifteen. You've got to teach her how to drive. But will you survive? Do you remember when you were learning to drive? And that time you learned how determined fishermen are to catch the big one? Two connected stories, "The Driving Lesson" and "The Patience of Fishermen," are written by the author of a top 100 Free for Kindle Story The Killing of Train-Man Brown.
It's time for the big launch. The AWE Virtual Reality system will bring on-demand personal interaction into the homes of everyone worldwide who can afford it. Madam Hischimoto wants to make sure there's synergy between herself, Chance, and his International financial backer and girlfriend Halini. The 3 collide bodies first in their private Banff ski resort quarters on the weekend before the official launch. When they're done synergy is an understatement.
In Alabama - especially before elections - the choice of shirt can make or break your day. Follow this writer through one day of wearing the "wrong" shirt. Then write him a hate filled email. Why not? This is America. We're all free here to wear what we want and say what we want, without repercussions.... Aren't we?
You attend a beautiful church near downtown. The area is getting an influx of blacks and Hispanics. The church has a meeting to decide what to do. Do you sell the church and move to a "nicer" place? How would you vote? And how does God really feel about...White Flight.