The Famous Gardner’s Seafoods Ski Show
By Kent Donahue
For a short period of time, the water skiing world was not centered around the professionals at Cypress Gardens. That honor belonged to a small group of friends, cousins, and an attorney who crafted a show that would rival the decades-old tourist attraction that television personalities and Hollywood stars routinely visited. The attention and the imagination of spectators throughout Central Florida and tourists alike were redirected away from Winter Haven and fixed upon the Halifax River in Port Orange, Florida.[more info...]
Test Writing 101: Making the Grade
By Monique Donahue
Workplace trainers frequently rely on quizzes and tests as a measure of the success of their training programs or to certify employees, but are your tests as effective as they could be? Are they really measuring the knowledge and performance areas that matter the most? Are you making common test writing mistakes? In this essential primer, author Monique Donahue draws on her extensive instructional design background and workplace test writing experience to guide you through the do’s and don’ts of effective test writing.[more info...]
By Paul Nichols
Question: What do Geronimo, Amelia Earhart, Pancho Villa, Wyatt Earp, Amy Semple McPherson, Gene Autry, John Philip Sousa, Rex Allen, John Slaughter, Thornton Wilder, Eleanor Roosevelt—and the Nichols family have in common?
Answer: All of them left footprints in Douglas, Cochise County, Arizona.
By Monique Donahue
Reflections by blogger Monique Donahue as captured in her online blog. This collection of lovingly crafted stories provides an alternately humorous and contemplative look at family, current events, childhood memories, personal faith, and other life experiences, both trivial and profound, that inspired Donahue’s virtual pen.
By popular demand, Just Seven Blocks from the Mexican Border, by Paul Nichols, is now available in Kindle format! Other e-book formats (Nook, iBooks, etc.) coming soon. Stay tuned for details. Kindle edition available here: Just Seven Blocks from the Mexican BorderComing October 2012, a new title from Inheritance Press!
Inheritance Press is wrapping up production on a slice of nostalgia from Port Orange, Florida. In The Famous Gardner’s Seafoods Ski Show, author Kent Donahue chronicles the history of bygone local restaurant Gardner’s Seafoods, the homegrown ski show that brought it acclaim, and the star of the show who went on to worldwide fame. This [...]