The Best of Reader s Digest

Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives—sometimes funny, often poignant, always inspirational—that still strike deep chords today, such as: The gripping tale of a North Carolina woman and her Shepherd, Gandalf, who found ...

The Best of Reader s Digest

Author: Editors of Reader's Digest

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621454738

Page: 320

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More than two dozen timeless favorites from the Reader's Digest archives. From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this keepsake book. Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives—sometimes funny, often poignant, always inspirational—that still strike deep chords today, such as: The gripping tale of a North Carolina woman and her Shepherd, Gandalf, who found a lost Boy Scout in the woods during their first search-and-rescue job The tragic account of the crash of the Columbia Space Shuttle The miracle of the old letter that led to a couple being reunited after nearly 60 years apart The heroic actions of an eighteen-year-old girl who carried a young boy to safety after being pulled out to sea in a riptide The hilarious anecdote about the one exception to humorist Calvin Trillin’s happy childhood, a sickly collie named Chubby Featuring the best of the best fron the present and past, this collection of timeless favorites will thrill your senses, warm your heart, and brighten your day.

Best of Reader s Digest Vol 2

This collection showcases over 40 timeless stories that make you feel deeply and stick with you, along with cartoons, jokes, and readers' warm and funny true anecdotes.

Best of Reader s Digest Vol 2

Author: Reader's Digest

Publisher: Trusted Media Brands

ISBN: 9781621455622

Page: 320

View: 536

This collection showcases over 40 timeless stories that make you feel deeply and stick with you, along with cartoons, jokes, and readers' warm and funny true anecdotes. From everyday heroes to larger-than-life characters, small moments to historic events, the unforgettable stories in Reader's Digest come alive as never before in this keepsake book. Our editors have combed the archives for the narratives that thrill your senses, warm your heart, lift your spirits and leave you amazed or simply grateful for your connection with fellow humans, including: *Pilot Down: The Rescue of Scott O'Grandy--An Air Force captain policing a NATO "No Fly Zone" is struck by a missile and must use his ejection seat and parachute down into enemy territory. *The Pig That Changed My Life--The author agrees to take in what he's told is a mini pig. At first he hides the pig in his office, but his partner finds out and is upset. Nevertheless, they keep the pig and call it Esther. Esther grows up to be 650 pounds, sleeps with them along with 2 cats and 2 dogs, and wins the whole family over with her antics. The humans become vegan. *To My Daughter on Aquiring Her First Car--This is a lovely letter written by a father to his daughter as he gets her a car. It is a fond but serious plea that she not take lightly the responsibility of working this machine, that her and many others’ lives depend on her good judgement and care.

Keep Your Brain Healthy for Life

If you are one of those people who often lose their keys or has trouble remembering names - this book definitely has good news for you.

Keep Your Brain Healthy for Life

Author: Reader's Digest Staff

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781921743627

Page: 351

View: 713

If you are one of those people who often lose their keys or has trouble remembering names - this book definitely has good news for you. It shows you how to train your memory and take the right steps to keep your brain in good working order. Carefully researched and written by a team of experts, it is the essential 'owner's manual' for your brain. Each chapter explores a different function of the brain - memory, attention, logic and more - explaining how it works, providing tests to evaluate your own performance and exercises to make it better. Filled with information on the latest findings from the world of neuroscience and up-to-date treatments for brain disorders, as well as practical tips and advice, this book has everything you need to know to keep your brain working in tip-top condition.

Reader s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework

More than twenty-six hundred drawings and photographs and clearly presented directions provide an understanding of the techniques involved in numerous traditional needlework crafts, including embroidery, quilting, applique, macrame, ...

Reader s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework

Author: Reader's Digest Association

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 0895770598

Page: 504

View: 824

Some of us take pride and pleasure in our needlework skills, while others of us have been drawn to sewing crafts but haven't been confident enough to try them. Happily, this book is a gold mine of instruction and inspiration for everyone, whatever your level of skill.

A Garden for All Seasons

Tells how to plan a garden that is attractive all year round, recommends hundreds of useful plants, and includes lists of seasonal garden tasks, including planting, feeding, propagating, pruning, and mulching

A Garden for All Seasons

Author: Reader's Digest

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9780895773807

Page: 431

View: 730

Tells how to plan a garden that is attractive all year round, recommends hundreds of useful plants, and includes lists of seasonal garden tasks, including planting, feeding, propagating, pruning, and mulching

Reader s Digest Quintessential Guide to Gardening

Also Available from Reader's Digest The most useful information in a most useful
format, from the people who have been getting to the heart of the matter for
almost 100 years. Reader's Digest Quintessential Guides— The Best Advice,
Straight ...

Reader s Digest Quintessential Guide to Gardening

Author: Editors at Reader's Digest

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621452913

Page: 256

View: 463

An A-Z guide covering everything from acid soil to zucchini, the hints and tips you will find have been culled from leading horticulturists and accomplished home gardeners from all over the country. The Reader’s Digest Quintessential Guides do what the Reader’s Digest does better than anyone: the best advice, straight to the point. Inside you'll find: What to Grow Where Design Gardens for Beauty and Productivity Deal with Plant Diseases, Pests, and Weeds Pick the Right Tools And Much More!

The Taste of Home Baking Book

An assortment of more than 725 recipes, including cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, tarts, yeast and quick breads, muffins, biscuits, and holiday fare, is accompanied by instruction in mixing and baking methods and a host of expert baking ...

The Taste of Home Baking Book

Author: Reader's Digest

Publisher: Readers Digest

ISBN: 9780898215281

Page: 510

View: 586

An assortment of more than 725 recipes, including cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, tarts, yeast and quick breads, muffins, biscuits, and holiday fare, is accompanied by instruction in mixing and baking methods and a host of expert baking tips.