It wasn't that I didn't want to be associated with you, I just wasn't mature enough to take on the responsibility.
The work was rewarding, though, as the house began to take on a homey atmosphere.
The Red Sox were in town to take on the Yankees, a revered experience for us died hard fans.
Betsy would be home from her road trip and together we'd take on Quinn.
If I take on this job, my word is law.
So what is your take on the murder?
To take on this bastion takes balls, to use a crude term, unless there was a highly valuable prize as a reward.
If I fought off a guardsman as a human, I can take on an Other with my powers back.
Even relaxed in bed, he seemed ready to take on the world.
Three pairs of eyes went to Rhyn, who stood ready to take on any of them that mentioned leaving the Council.
He had waited for the signs his father warned him against, intending to take on whatever woman that brought him.
She wished to talk to Guardian again, to hear his take on the world.
"I don't know what it means. Death can take on any form she wants, though, so I don't know if it was Death or not," he said.
He'd want Damian and Jonny with him if he went to the immortal world to take on the Others.
If he was feeling overwhelmed, the last thing he wanted to do was take on her problems.
Interesting take on it.
Royal officials must pay for the corn and provisions which they take on behalf of the king.
" As the little water-drop poured into a large measure of wine seems to lose its own nature entirely and to take on both the taste and the colour of the wine; or as iron heated red-hot loses its own appearance and glows like fire; or as air filled with sunlight is transformed into the same brightness so that it does not so much appear to be illuminated as to be itself light - so must all human feeling towards the Holy One be self-dissolved in unspeakable wise, and wholly transfused into the will of God.
These workers then take on themselves the labour of the colony, some collecting food, which they transfer to their comrades within the nest whose duty is to tend and feed the larvae.
Pure limestones do not frequently take on schistose facies.
It is still, however, the centre of distribution for a very large, if scantily populated, country, and it also derives much profit from pilgrims, lying as it does on the route which Shiite pilgrims from Persia must take on their way to the sacred cities.
Robertson has shown that the typhoid bacillus can grow very easily in certain soils, can persist in soils through the winter months, and when the soil is artificially fed, as may be done by a leaky drain or by access of filthy water from the surface, the microorganism will take on a fresh growth in the warm season.
The turning of them outdoors to ripen their growth is the surest way to obtain flowers, but they do not take on a free blooming habit until they have attained some age.
The filaments take on a secondary grouping, the surface of the lamella being thrown into a series of halfcylindrical ridges, each consisting of ten or twenty filaments; a filament of much greater strength and thickness than the others may be placed between each pair of groups.
The Tylas has departed from the normal coloration of its group to take on that of the shrike, a comparatively powerful and pugnacious bird.
They spend most of their time in the water, but are also very fond of basking in the hot sun on the banks of rivers or in marshes, usually with the head turned towards the water, to which they take on the slightest alarm.
In cases where the embryo has stored reserve food within itself and thus provided for self-nutrition, such endosperm as remains in the seed may take on other functions, for instance, that of water-absorption.
Indeed, the other gods, Sin, Shamash (Samas), Adad, Ninib and Nergal, and even Ea, take on the warlike traits of Assur in the epithets and descriptions given of them in the annals and votive inscriptions of Assyrian rulers to such an extent as to make them appear like little Assurs by the side of the great one.
Ultimately they sink to the bottom and fix themselves to shells, stones or other objects, and rapidly take on the appearance of minute oysters, forming white disks 2 o in.
struct and maintain waterworks, dig wells, take on lease or hire any waterworks, purchase waterworks or water, or right to take or convey water either within or without their district, and any rights, powers and privileges of any water company, and contract with any person for the supply of water.
Every local authority may also, for purposes of the act, purchase or take on lease, sell or exchange, any lands.
He was already the grand distributor of ecclesiastical benefices, pending the time when his successors were to confirm the episcopal elections, and his power began to take on a more and more absolute character.
Talon's a demigod, and he thinks he can take on Czerno.
Even so, her own fate was nothing like Jonny's, a good kid who would be forced to take on the Black God's mantle and spearhead the forces of evil.
He didn't realize how much until he actually needed their brutal take on reality to ground him.
Damian looked at him, touching his thoughts long enough to realize Rainy had volunteered to take on the bodyguard assignment to the beautiful woman in his thoughts.
The best there is doesn't take on charity cases, Dee.
They take on the roles the Ancients and immortals can't, like working with human counterparts, touring the Council's facilities all over the world.
Demons that could take on the forms of whatever human they pleased were rare, and Darkyn had hand-selected the one before him for this mission. Impressed, he stood back and motioned the cowering Immortal in the corner forward. The Immortal scientist, Ully, crept towards them, the chains around his feet rattling with each step.
You're a fool and a shithead for thinking you could take on three Others.
Its eccentric orbit makes it take on a variable role in history.
He provided him/her with opportunities to take on responsibilities and gave praise when they were carried out.
Their server was now armed and ready to take on the Web.
My client is seeking to take on board an experienced av installation engineer to join their team of av installation engineer to join their team of av professionals.
Explore lively bazaars, wander around a camel fair or take on the challenge of ordering dinner from a Chinese menu!
biographical dictionary BJ is to take on.
You will take on a busy caseload of Estates Planning, Trusts and some Wills and Probate.
Allen, currently chief financial officer, replaces Nicholas Porter, who will take on the role of deputy chairman.
A colorful take on a classic baby christening gift.
Are you off to Molineux tomorrow to watch the clarets take on Wolves in our first away game of the season?
Some take on the protective coloration of the people they write about.
AND/OR * Someone retired and misses companionship from an animal but can't take on the full responsibilities of owning one?
I suspect no shopkeeper would take on the task of selling stuff without the old sucrose or high fructose corn syrup.
His facial features alone take on the appearance of a rotting, human corpse.
images created with passion can take on immense power.
Who dares take on the spirits of the motley crew?
You would be forgiven for thinking a fringe play about a World War II bomber crew would have a fairly eclectic take on events.
This is Chester's own take on fusion cuisine.
Bristol Shoguns will take on Gloucester on Saturday in what looks to be a juicy west Country Derby in the Powergen Cup quarter finals.
Early detailed discussion with the client also helps you to decide whether or not you want to take on the work.
emboldened to take on their conservative adversaries in a decisive battle.
A full weekend of action in the Peak District for those tough enough to take on our most EXTREME event yet!
The merged entity will be in a position to take on competition in the domestic market from private players, it is felt.
Further, there must be the willingness for give and take on both sides, founded upon a truly equitable agreement.
It is absolutely essential to avoid an excess of information, difficult for consumers to take on board.
The Gardeners ' Atlas The on-line way to buy a regularly updated atlas to take on your UK garden hunting expeditions.
We must embrace the struggle, willingly take on the task of Sisyphus, knowing its ultimate futility, but undertaking it nonetheless.
Massimo del Pozzo Review: David Kerekes A European take on the sixties garage music scene, which is published around once a year.
geographers ' spatial understandings take on a different emphasis at different scales.
The image is a leafy glade, a take on Shakespeare's Midsummer's Nights Dream.
We'd love to see you take on a really gritty role.
A 240-page hardcover continuing DC's look at Neal Adams ' evolutionary and revolutionary take on the Dark Knight.
The story in Fruits Basket is, as I said above, a fairly original take on the shoujo harem anime.
Harlequins come to town to take on the Newbury Blues.
Well, here's Philips ' take on the portable hi-fi for the noughties.
In severe cases the entire skin may take on a reddish hue.
infuse for a few minutes, then take on a spoon.
inimitable style his take on magic in the UK.
However, his take on piano jazz remains uniquely personal and fresh.
leafy glade, a take on Shakespeare's Midsummer's Nights Dream.
At times there is also the need for people willing to take on the task of caring for orphaned manatees.
The final match of the evening saw the in-form John White take on England's qualifier Adrian Grant.
maternal uncle, who had grown a beard at an early age, volunteered to take on the task.
Built by an eccentric millionaire, the hotel is a celebration of modernista (the Catalan take on Art Nouveau) architecture and dÃ©cor.
Opening eyes and broadening minds As your baby becomes a little older, games take on a whole new lease of life.
misconstrue the meaning of hacking and let it take on its appearence of what people think of it.
quot murderers ' row his take on with the crowd.
D: Eric Till (1970) 21:00 The Shining Stanley Kubrick's terrifying take on Stephen King's popular horror novel.
Rule 3: Zero in the numerator of a fraction A numerator of a fraction A numerator is allowed to take on the value of zero in a fraction.
ride off-road in sunny Portugal Motorcyclists who have experienced a BMW Off-Road Skills course can now take on a new challenge.
We have got the only prisons ombudsman that cannot take on any kind of staff complaint, not allowed.
This article is about how and why the left was able to take on the neo-liberal orthodoxy and win.
outsiders perspective, what's your take on the attempted takeover of United by Malcom Glazer?
outsider's perspective, what's your take on the takeover?
overspendeam health and massively overspent education services have been ordered by ministers not to take on new commitments.
Seared scallops on broad bean purÃ©e take on the lingering, smoky aftertaste of finely diced wild boar pancetta.
pending the outcome of the judicial review Hodge Jones & Allen have decided not to take on any new MMR cases.
respiratory physiology: A Clinical Approach offers a fresh new take on learning physiology in a systems-based curriculum.
To be recognized as a civic pioneer, a local authority need not take on new responsibilities.
Or will teams of public opinion pollsters tramp across the country to get a take on whether the nation actually feels reconciled?
praiseworthy attempt to allow for regional variations, which indeed take on an important role in his broader discussion.
present position to take on the task of introducing Tintara wines to the British market.
prizewinning author of Mapping the Mind, has her own take on the human mind.
In this darkly funny play the intellectual rivalries in a small university town take on epic proportions.
A real, raw authentic performance - no matter how rehearsed this is an ironic take on the loftiness given to artworks using psychoanalysis.
Can James Hewitt take on gangsta rapper Harvey in a high dive?
roast in a hot oven for 10 minutes for the carrots to take on a shiny glaze.
Who is going to be the ultimate champion ready to take on the challengers at the royal rumble.
Her take on her place in the music scene was what I felt I gained from the exchange.
self-sacrifice in the cause of his ideals, Pestalozzi tended to take on more ambitious projects than he could actually manage.
sixtysimo del Pozzo Review: David Kerekes A European take on the sixties garage music scene, which is published around once a year.
FREE Essentials kit novice skiers can often be unsure about what to take on a skiing holiday.
Anna Faris gives a hilarious take on the dumb American film starlet abroad.
The new year, however, was the time for another Alan take on the drum stool.
It's no wonder their coaches take on professorial airs; they have become strategists.
Like SBS, COM is losing money and failing to attract a suitor willing to take on the whole division.
The areas that have been exposed to the shortest burst of sunlight take on the appearance of bad sunburn.
The Brazilian metal superstars get the main stage rocking with their always excellent take on the rap metal genre.
sward composition today on the greens is starting to take on another look.
I'm not exactly powerful enough ta take on tha Aether, nor do I have any particular wish ta.
They also take on the role of supervising technicians and have undergone some of the above courses.
thin veneer which vanishes as soon as they take on caring responsibilities.
SE5 & CAMBERWELL PROPERTY GUIDE: Rising in popularity and keen to take on the mantle of the increasingly trendy Brixton.
Small jade articles and silver trinkets make great presents for people at home and they are easy to take on the plane.
It's a pretty turgid take on the underwhelming soft indie rock genre.
ulterior motive - to allow the Tories time to gather strength to take on Gordon?
A young maternal uncle, who had grown a beard at an early age, volunteered to take on the task.
unnatural for a woman to want to take on studies of any kind.
unready to take on board the rigors of a full-time training.
They think their take on squashed together living in what is now technically a desert, is the cats ' whiskers.
winter months they take on more office based projects helping Trust staff with their work.
wizened woman if she would like to take on an apprentice, like Alan Sugar?
It is a remarkable and newly-ascertained fact that in regeneration (in Potamilla) the thorax is not replaced by the growth of uninjured thoracic segments; but that the anterior segments of the abdomen take on the same characters, the setae dropping out and being replaced in accordance with the plan of the setae in the thorax of uninjured worms. Among the Oligochaeta the sexually mature worm is distinguished from the immature worm by the clitellum and by the development of genital setae.
Meanwhile, as the general service tended to grow more elaborate, the missa fidelium tended to take on the character of the current Greek mysteries (see Eucharist; Hatch, Influence of Greek Ideas and Usages upon the Christian Church, 1890; Anrich, Das auf das Christentum, 1894; Wobbermin, Religionsgeschichtliche .Studien zur Frage der Beeinflussung des Urchristentums durch das antike Mysterienwesen, 1896).
i 1, F) so as to change the star-like contour into one more evenly circular, the tentacles grow out, and the various parts become complicated and take on the structure of the adult medusa.
When she was twelve years old, she was asked what book she would take on a long railroad journey.
"The execution of the Duc d'Enghien," declared Monsieur Pierre, "was a political necessity, and it seems to me that Napoleon showed greatness of soul by not fearing to take on himself the whole responsibility of that deed."
Such action always occurs in wars that take on a national character.
It is not Napoleon who prepares himself for the accomplishment of his role, so much as all those round him who prepare him to take on himself the whole responsibility for what is happening and has to happen.
Will the GPs who take on the training be remunerated adequately?
Roast in a hot oven for 10 minutes for the carrots to take on a shiny glaze.
For all his self-sacrifice in the cause of his ideals, Pestalozzi tended to take on more ambitious projects than he could actually manage.
FREE Essentials kit Novice skiers can often be unsure about what to take on a skiing holiday.
It 's no wonder their coaches take on professorial airs; they have become strategists.
The sward composition today on the greens is starting to take on another look.
I 'm not exactly powerful enough ta take on tha Aether, nor do I have any particular wish ta.
For many women, sex equality is a thin veneer which vanishes as soon as they take on caring responsibilities.
Could Tony have had an ulterior motive - to allow the Tories time to gather strength to take on Gordon?
It was still considered to be unnatural for a woman to want to take on studies of any kind.
Drama schools find many eighteen-year-olds are unready to take on board the rigors of a full-time training.
Any vain hope to take on a third road is doomed to failure.
Over the winter months they take on more office based projects helping Trust staff with their work.
Why not ask this wizened woman if she would like to take on an apprentice, like Alan Sugar?
A co-founder who can supply the complimentary knowledge and skill sets that you lack is invaluable, and not just because you don't have to hire someone to take on these tasks.
Not all angel investors want to take on this mentoring role, of course, and prefer to drop off the check and have limited additional responsibility.
They're great for use at home or to take on the go.
Another fun take on a dessert theme is an ice cream buffet.
Hoping to dispel some of the confusion, especially in the business world, Chinese-Americans often take on a more American first name, introducing themselves by their adopted first name and Chinese surname instead.
As they grow, they take on a soft, raised shape.
In addition, don’t take on the guilt about stopping breast-feeding because that’s enough to make you ill.
Someone who washes big loads constantly will want to buy a machine big enough to take on such tasks.
They're the most comfortable bikes to take on long trips, but the upright seating position does sacrifice some degree of control - which is where Choppers come in.
U: Nintendo's most iconic character of all time returns with a fresh take on the classic 2D platformer.
There are many DVD's that teach you how to play banjo and there are many teachers ready to take on new students.
Each and every hedge fun has its own strategy that will guide which investments and methods of investment that it will take on.
Their portability makes them wonderful to take on vacation or short trips or to head down to your local coffee shop.
Be aware that when you take on a Bengal cat, you are taking on a pet with a big personality, one who is very self-assured, open and loving, but one who is also quite capable of getting whatever it wants.
For folks who are fans of personalized pet bowls, Rasco has its own take on the issue.
So, LTK asked Nancy Peterson for her take on adults vs. babies.
Since they do bond so closely with their owners, try not to take on a Ragdoll unless you feel you can make the commitment to care for the cat for the rest of its life.
Some litters are named after brands of chewing gum while others take on the titles of famous poets, classical scholars, and high-end fashion designers.
Schools and community organizations often take on a book drive as a community service project.
Let your family budget determine your discretionary income (money left over after the basic living expenses) before you decide to take on more debt.
Usually a retainer is required before a lawyer will take on your case.
Many charge extremely low fees because they take on very large caseloads.
What grew out of the clumsy old windmill design of sails made of canvas attached to the blades is beginning to take on a grace in form that surpasses pure functionality.
The government has demanded a force of over 1,000,000 hybrid cars on the road by year 2015, but are automakers ready to take on that challenge?
Reupholster When Needed - That vintage sofa or chair can take on a whole new life with updated fabric.
For another take on exotic, try out the Thomasville Safari Lodge pattern for a classy untamed look in your safari bedroom.
For a more traditional take on a nautical toddlers room, think about a Cape Cod, sailing, or tropical theme.
There are plenty of places willing to take on the work for you.
For instance, a simple dining room chandelier can take on a Victorian feel with some pretty spray paint and the addition of bead and crystals.
So before you take on a costly bathroom renovation try exploring this option.
This means that left alone, the sink will darken with age, eventually beginning to verdigris or take on a green hue.
Bathroom tile can now take on the appearance of three-dimensional wall paper with looks that move from contemporary to old world.
A clear lacquer finish is applied to these woods since the wood will continue to cure underneath the top coating and within a few months (no more than eight), the wood will take on a richer deeper coloring.
Printable instructions for assembly and installation are available on The RTA Cabinet Store website, which can help you determine if this is the kind of project you could take on yourself.
They are endlessly repositionable, don't harm or mark the glass and can take on many different shapes and sizes.
Bath Bombs - An updated take on the bath cube, these globe or heart-shaped "bombs" are made of essential oils, bursting with fizzing fragrance.
Many makeup studios train and take on students to either work at that specific studio or in one of the many other facets of the industry.
One of the most notable is Bride and Prejudice, a Hollywood take on Jane Austen's popular novel Pride and Prejudice.
Here is one poster's take on the solution and others' comments, as well.
It may not sound like any bath you've ever taken (when was the last time you lathered up in a patchouli-scented product?), but this concoction is a surprisingly accurate take on its intended essence.
For a new take on a mood lipstick, check out Gloss Blossom; an innovative lip gloss that changes color intensity, matching your natural ripened lip color within minutes of application.
Part of Mark cosmetics appeal is their bohemian take on teen beauty.
That's no small feat, since a blush that appears so dark can take on quite an unattractive cast on fair skin.
In artistic terms, even the term "classic" can take on a different meaning.
It's a unique take on the look that works well year round, thanks to its ability to wear as either a base or main color.
Achieve your own take on the look by following these simple steps.
Live Luxe, created by perfumer Claudette Belnavis, was released the following year and offers a new take on the original Live perfume -- with a slightly different inspiration.
Of course, it's easy to build up and can take on a very striking shade of pink if applied with a heavy hand.
The Vera Wang Rock Princess Fragrance is a new take on Vera Wang's other fragrance, Princess.
If you are on the fence about purchasing this product, and would like to get another's take on the way that it smells and wears, then this is a great site to visit.
The Hollywood Make-up Starter Kit: A starter kit like this is perfect for the up and coming makeup artist looking to take on some clients.
Discuss common interests and give your take on them without being too wordy.
However, it is a place where you can get a Christian take on the various websites around.
That's not an action most businesses know how to take on their own, but these agencies know how to do it for you.
You can then have it printed, sent by email and even sent to your mobile phone to take on the road with you, if you don't have a GPS unit.
They can choose to take on a persona as they play or go with a game that is very similar to what they would find in an arcade.
As you explore, you can become involved in interactive stories, take on quests and collect trophies.
Make friends, find a job, take on a hobby and pretty much do what you would do in real life…except on the screen.
For instance, in the Jurassic Age you build a house, hunt, visit the market, participate in official and wild fights, play games and take on quests from other members of society.
The Gripster from Native Union is a unique take on iPad shells that provides protection and additional functionality.
These poses push the boundaries of traditional portrait photography, presenting a fun and fresh take on standard poses.
We all know the infamous fruitcake, but fruitcake cookies are a new take on an old tradition.
In addition to the photos you take on the first day of school and special school days, there will also be class photos.
You are the only one who can decide how much stress you're going to take on at once, so you need to decide that stress reduction is going to become a high priority.
You can also wear them over your skinny jeans for a different take on the layered look.
It's not like your parents will abandon you when you turn 18, but they probably will expect you to take on a lot of the adult responsibilities that they have been taking care of for most of your life.
Admitting the reality of alcoholism in teenagers, either in yourself or in another person, is the first step that you must take on the rocky road towards dealing with it.
Frank'n Styne is a hilarious take on the Frankenstein story as the great grandson of the original comes to Castle Styne as heir to the mysteries of his predecessors, but it's the score that really steals the show!
Is this the best route to take on the big night, or is there a compromise parents and teens can agree upon?
As your child ages, he or she will be asked to take on more responsibilities.
For example, instead of feeling pressure to go to a party, an adult may feel pressure to take on an office project he or she doesn't have the time to do.
This will be more like a full-time nanny job for the summer season, so be sure that you want to give up that much of your free time before you take on the position.
How many kids are you willing to take on at once?
Bullying in middle school may take on a very different form than bullying in the lower grades, which typically involves more physical taunts.
This can take on many forms, such as the bullied student eating lunch alone, not having a partner in gym class, or being excluded from parties and get togethers outside of school.
Eating a raw food diet may seem like something too difficult for you to take on.
While brides often take on the majority of the wedding planning, the honeymoon is an area where the groom traditionally takes charge of planning.
For a different take on the typical candle, some companies, like American Bridal are now offering oil candles.
While it is very common to see brothers and even fathers take on the role, this isn't a steadfast rule.
Since I was about to take on the last name "Murphy" I had been warned extensively about the perils of "Murphy's Law" - whatever can go wrong, will go wrong.
Bible.org has ideas for those in search of a modern take on the traditional Christian marriage ceremony.
For a more elegant take on candles, seek out ones scented with pumpkin, cinnamon, or other fall aromas instead of shaped Halloween candles.
Another idea is to serve wedding cupcakes alongside a small wedding cake so that guests can see your design take on both desserts.
One of my character defects is procrastination, so I had to take on some difficult tasks.
Themes can include horses, cowboys or take on a Native American flavor with symbols that add a dimensional meaning to the decoration.
Instead, use other birthday cake ideas that offer a tongue-in-cheek take on growing old.
Another take on this is to create a cake shaped like a pillbox.
Apparently Katie Couric is talented enough as a newscaster to go from co-anchoring the Today morning show for 15 years to take on the first female solo anchoring position for CBS in the evening.
His line of cologne has allowed him to take on the role of model, appearing in the ads for his own fragrance, David Beckham: Instinct.
Lohan was scheduled to take on the role in the Oscar Wilde film adaptation, but her publicist reported that the actress dropped the project so that she could continue her rehab.
Many speculated that his new fiancée wanted to take on the role, but Usher has denied the gossip, telling the Associated Press, "She [Tameka] has no aspirations of becoming my manager or any other artist's manager."
He is set to take on the role of John Connor in the latest incarnation of the Terminator series - Terminator Salvation: The Future Begins.
Andrew Firestone will take on the role of director of memberships for Ty Warner Hotels & Resorts.
The roles Cate Blanchett decides to take on are so varied that some may wonder just what makes this woman tick.
In addition to his Hollywood roles, Jackman has continued to take on challenging spots in theater productions and musicals, including Carousel and The Boy from Oz.
He adds that he feels much better now, and is ready to take on a new season of Strictly Come Dancing.
He decided then that he would only take on roles that he felt suited him and that he could be proud of.
Reynolds has had a few key film roles that have showcased his versatility and ability to take on a variety of characters.
She did take on guest roles on sitcoms such as Cybill and Boy Meets World, but it was her role in two television movies that gave audiences a more grown-up view of the young actress.
Danielle Fishel didn't take on many more acting roles, though she did star in National Lampoon Presents Dorm Daze in 2003 and its sequel three years later.
While he tends to take on roles that portray Native Americans throughout history, he has worked hard to educate others about aboriginal issues.
Eventually she decided to take on the role, as well as a pay cut, in return for a percentage of the profits.
By the early 19th century, clothes for children started to take on a unique look.
As boys' fashion suits started to take on the look of men's suits, the usual exception being that a boy wore a bow tie while a man wore a long tie, they were not bought or cut to fit.
For a fresh take on a classic fashion, these options are a great bet.
Biscotti dresses represent a romantic and feminine take on infant and young girls' fashion.
As the tuition rates for Catholic school and college continue to rise, many students and their families are forced to take on huge amounts of debt to finance their educations.
Online courses are just as rigorous as the classes you take on campus and include just as much work, which means that you'll receive the same quality of education as people who receive their degrees in the traditional way.
What to take on an Alaskan cruise may depend upon your specific voyage and cruise line recommendations; however, there are also items that passengers commonly need on an Alaskan cruise.
For a printable packing list of what to take on an Alaskan cruise, visit Alaska Cruises.com.
Your dog will take on an unpleasant odor from the lack of oil in its skin.
Setting a nominal fee per puppy, even just twenty-five dollars, would be enough to make someone stop for a moment and think about whether they are truly prepared and willing to take on the challenge of raising a puppy.
Many people are more than ready to take on a cute puppy, however, once the reality of training sets in, they become less than enthusiastic.
There are a few things to consider when deciding whether your family is ready to take on a free puppy.
Watch what you are doing, adjusting your movements so that your pet's nails begin to take on the desired shape and level of smoothness.
The flowers are small, greenish, and scanty, but the autumn tints of well-grown plants are gorgeous, and the stems themselves take on a bright ruddiness which is retained all winter and makes a pretty feature at that season.
They began to take on a spirituality of their own: holly to protect the home from cold winter spirits and birch twigs as an indication of desired love.
This version is great for players who want a different take on the track.
Big Empty: Learn the basic bass guitar parts at Fretplay, or take on the guitar with the tabs available at Ultimate Guitar.
More and more people are willing to take on do-it-yourself projects including remodeling.
Don't take on work best left to professionals.
If you are looking to take on any major home renovations and you need advice on home improvement loans, then you've come to the right place.
Either way, your room will take on a refreshed look.
Don't take on this job if you don't already have some type of construction experience; building a sunroom is a very difficult job requiring plenty of heavy machinery and powerful tools.
For generations Hawaii has been dazzling the world with its unique take on gold jewelry.
As the pearl is formed by the oyster placing layer upon layer of pearl material onto the center grit, the finished pearl will take on this shape.
A contemporary take on a traditional idea is the use of birthstone charms.
Alan K.'s designs are a new take on the classic Millefiori Italian glass jewelry.
The dying process allows the pearl to take on a deeper color while not reducing the natural luster of the pearl.
Earring trees can be geometric and symmetrical or take on a more organic form.
This is a witty take on the classic three strand pearl necklace and is both fun and stylish.
Spring 2009's strong activewear influence pervades to bags: messenger bags and classic canvas totes take on utility influences with multi-pockets and zips.
Angled zippers, for a modern take on the traditional men's leather jacket.
Available in sizes 1X to 5X, the shirts offer a playful take on well known slogans and feature images of dogs.
Paired with nicely fitting blue jeans and the shoes and accessories you'd like, you'll be ready to take on nearly anything.
That's why we take on local projects like the Adopt a Highway clean-up program, and we support local organizations with people power and product donations for their events.
They are perfect for packing to take on a trip.
The highly touted On-the-Go Dual Layer Short is an innovative take on the traditional biker short.
Torrid offers a unique take on a polka dot bra with the Pink Dice Smoldering Demi Bra.
Add a touch of lace to the equation and your outfit will take on a charming, feminine vibe.
The military jacket is a take on a style of jacket worn in the military.
Fast forward a few centuries for the modern take on this ancient garment: knee length to thigh length, made of flowing, lightweight fabrics, left loose or belted, and sporting a variety of necklines and sleeve styles.
Professional services perform the tests, and will even take on the elimination project if it involves major work, but at-home kits are available as well.
Abuse of older citizens can take on a physical, emotional or financial form, and attorneys who work in this area of practice can take appropriate action to respond to allegations involving nursing homes and other facilities.
You will feel energized, happy, and ready to take on your day.
Since these lenses are not enhancement lenses, dark eyes can be covered with the opaque lens and take on a new color.
Chanel 4145: You are going to feel like a supermodel in this lightweight modern take on the rimless shield!
This makes them easy to take on and off and lessens the risk of losing either pair.
They're not as pointy as the older version of the styles, but they're a good modern take on an old classic.
To be sure, the Frogskin collection, with its avant garde colors and modern art take on sunglass design, may not be for everyone.
For $242.00, this iridium lens and jet black finish is a fashionable take on sports technology.
Vogue eyeglass frames are a sexy and fashionable take on eyewear.
In fact, nearly every major designer has his own take on the fashion of eyewear.
Floaters are small pieces of gel within the vitreous fluid of your eye, which can take on various shapes.
Visitors may also want to take on the nearby water attractions at Knott's Soak City Water Park, which is open May through September.
Even the park's midways take on a Halloween tone with spooky music, and the gift shops sell a variety of Halloween items in addition to classic souvenirs.
The park's rides also take on a spooky theme.
Mario can enter Super Mario World, but he can also take on varous boss characters in the Mega Man stage or shoot through enemies in the Gradius stage.
Cent Bulletproof for the Sony PlayStation 2 and Xbox gives players the opportunity to take on the personality of everyone's favorite G-Unit member.
In these games, players take on a character class with particular skills and unique abilities, upgrading the attributes by completing tasks.
You take on the role of Jill, a fresh graduate from culinary school who returns home to discover her grandparents have closed their bakery.
Some fans may like Chaos Field's unique take on the shooter, while others will find themselves getting bored by the repetition of battling the exact same handful of foes over and over and over again.
You can get other gun-like accessories for the Wii that take on different forms, offer different features, and otherwise enhance your gameplay experience.
In fact, several of these classics have been re-made, re-imagined, and updated for a fresh take on nostalgia's gems.
The discs themselves are exactly the same size and take on much the same appearance.
Excite Truck is one of the launch titles for the Nintendo Wii that fully embraces this new take on video game controls.
They take on all sorts of styles, so you'll get in the bakery business with Cake Mania, only to serve up a brew with Betty's Beer Bar.
This is a funny take on other driving games.
Naturally, this title makes use of the DS's unique touchscreen capabilities, giving you a fresh take on an old basketball formula.
While the main protagonist is a young lady who goes to her grandfather's mansion after he is brutally murdered by an unknown monster, you get to take on the persona of eleven different characters in this game, spanning over two millenia.
Aimed at the same audience as the Fast and Furious movies, NFSU lets you take on the persona of a street racer on the rise.
The concept of motion-based controls can take on several different forms.
For a slightly different take on the conventional video game, look no further than Brain Age, an educational title that is meant to stimulate the brains of adults and seniors.
Choose one of many kart racers from Nintendo's world of characters -- Yoshi, Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, etc. Then take on other racers and race around wacky courses for the top prize.
He is a powerful gorilla who can take on a V-Rex.
You must save Riku in Hollow Bastion before you can take on any of these boss battles.
You'll go through practices, play games, hire and fire agents, get haircuts and tattoos, conduct interviews with the media, negotiate contracts, and even take on endorsements and earn starring roles in movies.
Included was a stellar battle mode that allowed you to take on three or more friends in huge, non-linear arenas.
While the single player mode was entertaining and all, the real action was found in versus mode where you could take on your best friend (or rival, as the case may be).
A surprise hit for the Sony PSP, Lumines may look very similar to Tetris on the surface, but has a slightly different take on the typical puzzle game template.
Based on the approach that Electronic Arts has taken with other games in the MySims franchise, it seems that if any My Sims Racing DS cheats were to arise in the near future, they would take on the form of short passwords.
Build a team and take on the NFL's greatest.
They just take on a slightly different spin.
Play single player as Luigi: Sure, you can already play as Mario's brother in those multiplayer mini-games, but if you want to throw on the green and take on the single player adventure, you can do that too.
Connect with friends for friendly matches or take on the world with one of the best multiplayer games ever.
He has great strength and can take on any of the creatures on the island, including the V-Rex.
The people at Capcom may be very proud of Final Fight, but the Sega team had their take on the side-scrolling beat-em-up too.
You take on the role of a character in a fantasy world when you play RPG games.
They will usually take on the formula of starting, running, and growing a profitable business.
You have the option of designing your own fashion line (without the incredibly difficult struggle that real world designers have to face) or you can take on the unique Project Runway challenges one at a time.
As they gained a reputation for innovation and pushing the visual envelope, Rare began to take on larger projects.
They all take on the same formula, but they change up the type of questions.
It is not linear in nature, since the game world is completely open for you to take on whatever tasks you'd like.
You start out in life as an incredibly simple unicellular organism, but you will evolve into a more advanced creature and even take on the perspective of an entire city or planet.
Some more information has been released about this PSP take on the Tekken series.
Again there are additional game modes that provide a different take on the classic Tetris formula, but it's the original style of gameplay that is by far the most popular among both hardcore and casual gamers.
With your sword and shield at the ready, Link can easily target and take on baddies that step in his way.
Unfortunately, it seems that you can only take on one mission at a time.
The no-nonsense named games are easy to learn, but they are addictive and have excellent replay value, especially when you take on your friends.
Role Playing Games (RPGs): Role playing games allow players to take on the personas or "roles" of characters in a scenario set in a fantasy world.
They can take on incredibly varied storylines, settings, and levels of complexity.
This increased interest is often attributed to the rise of Shiraz, Australia's take on Syrah (or Sirah, if you prefer).
A starched linen napkin, folded around a wine bottle provides an elegant touch to the pouring of wine; however, the wrapped bottle can take on the look of a penguin in an overcoat if you leave the bottle on the table.
Sometimes Pinot can take on a velvety texture and smoothness that brings the whole wine together.
Lambrusco is the perfect wine to take on a picnic.
Before you decide to take on the recreation of backpacking, practice an exercise regimen for at least two to three months where you regularly exercise your legs, back, arms and shoulders.
As the material used to make rubber roofs for travel trailers and motor homes ages, the surface will begin to take on a chalky look and feel.
Backpackers often go by the Ten Essentials when planing what to take on their trip.
Boom style headsets usually take on a wrap-around-the-ear style, and have the microphone on a boom.
Most of their handsets take on the popular clamshell form factor, but in addition to the flip phones, they also carry a slider, a few candybars, and even smartphones.
Some time around September 2006, Motorola announced the E690 RAZR PDA handset, which would later take on the name of the ROKR E6.
From what we hear, the Verizon Voyager cell phone will take on a similar form factor as the LG enV.
If you'd rather save a few dollars and take on a weekend project, it is very possible to create a homemade cell phone signal booster.
Would you prefer to sign a contract and take on a monthly postpaid plan or would you rather go with a pay as you go cell phone plan?
In March or April 2009, Microsoft began getting bids from different ad agencies to take on the marketing campaign for the Microsoft Pink phones.
Jaundice-A condition in which the skin and whites of the eyes take on a yellowish color due to an increase of bilirubin (a compound produced by the liver) in the blood.
It is this bilirubin that causes the skin to take on a yellowish color.
The simple fact that she is the only one of her sex allows her to take on the characteristics of a firstborn and be treated as such.
A common problem for many students involved in extracurricular activities is that they take on too much.
They take on the red color of the counterstain used in the Gram stain procedure.
Never satisfied with their performance or with that of others, they take on more and more responsibilities.
Abandonment can take on a broader form than just legal abandonment.
Soon after implantation, the cells continue to rapidly divide and clusters of cells begin to take on different functions (called differentiation).
Between the fifth and eighth weeks, the limbs (first the arms, hands, and fingers, followed by the legs, feet, and toes) begin to extend and take on a definite shape.
Shows like Britain's Got Talent have seen several dance groups take on the difficult task of reproducing the genius that was Michael Jackson's dancing.
Make sure you have the proper amount of free time to take on a new hobby like swing dancing.
Continue to practice throughout the week in order to go to your next scheduled class with last week's steps down pat, and ready to take on the new steps.
Don't need to take on a full-scale genealogy hobby in order to trace your family name history.
That is the crucial characteristic of how to get emo hair - get something different from traditional styles and cuts to emphasize your own unique take on life and style.
The mullet has never exactly been more than a major style faux pas, but this updated take on the look is widely accepted by emo individuals.
An updated take on the look, in the form of face-framing layers or a zigzag part, keeps it fresh.
It's a classy take on the standard dressy updo - even though the hair is held lower here, it still carries all the grace of a Hepburn-like updo.
This prom season, dazzle your date with your artistic take on prom fashion.
After the eggs have hatched, they change color; at that point, they will take on a grayish tone.
Add layers, razor the ends, or go for a wacky take on the mullet for a emo look that is entirely new.
Consider it a very dramatic take on the classic bob.
Think Twiggy in her heyday for the ultimate inspiration, but look to Sienna Miller's heavily layered take on the look for a more modernized, trendy feel.
Choppy hair is essentially a more modern, edgy take on the traditional bob.
There are so many options at your disposal when you take on the task of doing it yourself.
This is a contemporary take on the asymmetrical trends of the 80s.
If you're ready to make the cut, book an appointment at a trendy and hip hair salon where your stylist can envision a modern take on this traditionally dated style.
Adorn the style with various accessories such as a rhinestone barrette or feather for a trendy take on this classic.
Getting the word out: Talk to women from different generations and get their take on things.
Instead, Lady Gaga chooses her innovative styles to match her mood as well as the occasion, and each one is a fresh take on making the most of your hair.
The Fohawk is yet another take on Mohawk hairstyles.
For a new take on an old classic, try pulling the bun slightly askew, which will look polished and classic, but slightly unexpected.
Home school families have a different take on this.
The parent must be able to take on the role of a teacher to effectively teach the child.
Teacher, principal, guidance counselor and janitor are just a few of the roles you take on as a parent of homeschooled children.
I got a lot of practical and valuable experience at that job, but I ultimately decided that I wanted to take on more responsibility in a bigger firm.
On the job training, often referred to as OJT, is one of the most convenient and affordable ways to provide workers with a systematic way to acquire the skills they need to learn to perform their jobs or take on additional responsibilities.
Keep in mind that your job as a virtual assistant is to assist other people, so while you have the flexibility to take on as many or as few clients as you want, you do have to be available during the times of day that they need assistance.
College students or professionals seeking a second source of income often take on this type of summer employment because they have expert knowledge in a particular subject area.
This is a serious consideration before you take on the added expenses that come with owning your own home.
The Federal Reserve Board's site has an image of an amortization bar chart that gives another visual take on the difference between principal payments and interest payments.