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The man who was too lazy to fix things

by Phyllis Krasilovsky

  • 154 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Tambourine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Fiction.,
  • Repairing -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    A man tries to take shortcuts in making the badly needed repairs to his aging house but finds himself in a worse situation than before.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPhyllis Krasilovsky ; pictures by John Emil Cymerman.
    ContributionsCymerman, John Emil, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.K865 Maw 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2025664M
    ISBN 100688103944, 0688103952
    LC Control Number91000435

      The modern man has a major branding crisis. Most sum him up in one word: are different ways to pronounce the word — dependent, wasteful, inept, ungrateful, complacent, unworthy, unimpressive, undisciplined — all with one root: . She knew, too, that he had been relieved by her non-answer. It was natural, she told herself. No man at his stage in life could possibly be interested in childhood stories. In July, it started to.

    Here are 15 things that you do that prove you're super lazy. If you don't have any idea that doing these things is lazy, don't worry -- everyone else feels the same way as you! But you could be a lazy person in disguise so you might want to keep an eye on these 15 habits.   Again, one of the things that zaps our motivation is not having a clear focus or vision. Usually it’s because we’re trying to chase down too many things at once. So how do we prioritize? As Greg McKeown explains in his book Essentialism, the word “priority” has become bastardized in modern culture. “The word priority came into the.

    We can read a book just in a day and absorb may be 10 years of knowledge and experience from other. A huge leap from people that doesn’t read. What’s Einstein catch is the “Creative”, and again it doesn’t mean one will not creative if reading too much. I see it as a very high “risks” causing the reader into lazy habits of thinking. More than once on Murder, She Wrote, the killer discovers too late that the motive for the murder (from a supposed payday to winning over someone's love) either never existed or isn't what they expect. A key example is "Night of the Coyote." A man kills a rancher to find the location of a lockbox stolen by bandits a century before.


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out of 5 stars The Man Who Was Too Lazy To Fix Things. Reviewed in the United States on J I bought this book to read to my first grade class.

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But another story in that same book also made an impression on me as a youth. It was the Tale of the Man Who Was Too Lazy to Fail. It is a funny story, loosely based on some of his experiences at the Naval Academy.

One of his early stories is this one: "The Tale of the Man Who Was Too Lazy to Fail." (If you're curious, go here and do a quick search on "David" to find the story.) And I urge you to, as the story is not only delightful and amusing--particularly to any with military experience or knowledge.

How can I motivate my two lazy teenagers. They won't help me around the house, and they consistently wait until the last minute to do their homework. As a single parent, I usually don't have the energy to make them get down to work. Is there a way to break this negative pattern.

The Lazy Husband is as common a domestic species as the household cat. rather than men, because the chances of getting a man to read a self-help book were, frankly, nil.

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To stop being so lazy and get what really matters done by working smarter. While still having room for guilt-free lazy time to spend as I like. 1. Be kind to yourself.

When you feel that you’ve perhaps been too lazy lately it’s common and tempting to beat yourself up about it and to hope that will lead you to start taking action. Sometimes. A new study by University of Maryland Sociology Professor Liana Sayer proves that, on average, men truly do less housework than women.

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