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September 17 . Issue #109

“Compassion is the source of non-violent action, and it brings us inner strength and mental peace. These qualities also bring us more smiles, friendship and harmony.”  The Dalai Lama

Hello all and welcome to my weekly journal where I share with you five points of interest. Things that help me get through the week, things to entertain and things that make me happy.

1. This week I am happy to share with you all a promotion that I am involved in. My e-book “Samba em um Dia de Neve” a Portuguese Brazillian translation of book 1 in the Samba Dog series is available for free for a limited time.

Searching for your next favorite children’s story?

Look no further! A group of bestselling children’s authors have teamed up to offer a delightful selection of new children’s books. Available for a limited time so hurry and get yours. Click on the picture or the link and you will be redirected to the promo site.

Link up here for Free Children’s E-Books 

 

2. This week I found a new nature trail. The featured photo is from the Georgian Trail. A 34 KM trail that goes from Collingwood to Meaford.

If you are looking to destress, walking in close proximity to nature is what I recommend.

3. My viewing pleasure this week was a documentary about Bob Ross, the star of the hit television show The Joy of Painting.

I remember watching the show way back in the day and being amazed at how easy he made painting look. A finished, beautiful landscape painting in less than half an hour. The length of each show.

The documentary explores the behind the scenes activity that took place from the point of view of Bob Ross’s son Steve as well as friends and associates.

Bob Ross: Happy Accidents, Betrayal & Greed.

4. My ear candy was all about the trumpet. It all started with a podcast interview with trumpeter Theo Croker. Getting a taste of his new album and exploring some of the older recordings.

From there I ventured out to Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah.

And then I found a fantastic concert featuring my friend Fabrizio Bosso and the outstanding jazz vocalist Roberta Gambarini in a tribute concert for the amazing trumpeter Roy Hargrove.

5. Work continued on my new project, Scratchy the Squirrel – Make Time For Friends. Meetings with the great illustrator – Joshua Miller and finalizing which of his illustrations will become the front cover.

Please enjoy a sample chapter of Scratchy the Squirrel; chapter 8 – Bumblebee Food.

The project is now scheduled for completion by mid-October and will be ready for release in November.

Send me a message if you would like to receive an Advanced Reader Copy. (info@paulyanuziello.com)

Thank you for reading. If you think someone you know would enjoy my newsletter please share it with them. If you are looking for a great children’s book check out my new book, Samba in Brazil; on sale for a limited time.

Or one of my other books, Samba on a Snowy Day or the Brazilian/ Portuguese version Samba em um Dia de Neve.

Stay safe, stay well, stay strong and keep going.

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September 3 . Issue #107

 

Ornithology,

with the Bird trying to teach everyone just how high the moon was, is, and will ever be and how high he is now. He zigs and zags through ins and outs of chords in quantum leaps of invention, he follows a two-note “mop mop” with a five-hundred-notes-a-minute-run-lasting-for-what-almost-seems-all-of-jazz-eternity, leaving us breathless from listening, segueing back to the melody and to the other musicians who have been happy just to listen, keep the beat and play the chords but now with encouraging nods from Bird they try their own tentative solos which get more confident as they go along, for now, they can tell everybody, agents, other musicians, their children and their children’s children fifty years after, just like I’m doing now that they played with Charlie Parker… Excerpt from a poem by Joseph Pacheco – Remembering Bird – A Poem for Charlie Parker 

Hello all and welcome to my weekly journal. A place where I share with you 5 points of interest. Things that entertained me, caused me some joy and happiness, or were simply fascinating and I thought you may find of interest.

1. This week I celebrated the birth of a jazz master and innovator, the great Charlie (Bird ) Parker (August 29, 1920 – March 12, 1955).

While I was listening to some of his music I came across some fantastic crooners. The jazz singers, such as Billy Eckstein. Parker played in the singer’s orchestra from 1942 -1944.

Also, Earl Coleman, Coleman recorded two songs with the Charlie Parker Quartet in Los Angeles in 1947 for Dial Records. Erroll Garner was the pianist in that session, Red Callendar was on bass, Harold West was on the drums.

2. One of my favourite actors passed away this week, Ed Asner, November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021. I feel like I grew up with him on the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

I also enjoyed the Lou Grant show, I believe this was one of the best shows on television in the ’70s. Now I’m inclined to watch the show once again.

3. This week I am reading a book on Chi Kung, The Way of Healing by Master Lam Kam Chuen. I like this book as it details movements that help with energy flow.

The study of the five energies or five elements; Metal, Water, Wood, Fire, and Earth.

During park training this week I focused some of the exercises on the fundamental movements.

The featured photo is of the river that we pass on our walk to the park.

4. My new book is well on its way to completion. I share with you Chapter 3. Scratchy the Squirell – Make Time For Friends.

5. My book, Samba em um Dia de Neve will be part of a new promotion coming soon: New! Children’s Books, Exciting Reads For Kids; September 11 – October 9, 2021.

Thank you for reading. If you think someone you know would enjoy my newsletter please share it with them. If you are looking for a great children’s book check out my new book, Samba in Brazil;  Paperback version, on sale for a limited time.

Or one of my other books, Samba on a Snowy Day or the Brazilian/ Portuguese version Samba em um Dia de Neve.

Stay safe, stay well, stay strong and keep going.

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May 28 . Issue #92

Truly, we live with mysteries too marvellous to be understood…
Let me keep my distance, always, from those who think they have the answers.
Let me keep company always with those who say
‘Look!’ and laugh in astonishment, and bow their heads.
– Mary Oliver –

Hello all and welcome to my weekly journal. This week is all about reading. I provide you with a link to get some free children’s Ebooks.  The JUNO Awards announce the 2021 lineup, some great documentaries and more…

1. Promises kept, my promotion for my new children’s Ebook Samba in Brazil, now available, but only for a limited time. The promotion is part of a group of  19 children’s Ebooks. Free kids Ebooks for your Holiday Library.

2. When the stars align and the super moons come out to shine. Have you experienced any synchronicity? I have. During this week, while putting together my most recent book promotion, my writer’s group featured the same book, Samba in Brazil. Thank you WCYR.

3. The 50th Annual JUNO Awards, honouring Canadian musicians will be going forward on June 6th and will feature live performers.

This JUNOs jazz session, hosted by 2019 JUNO winner Laila Biali, features nine legendary musicians nominated in the three jazz categories at the 2021 JUNO Awards. From traditional to vocal, from group to Latin, the showcase has all the jazz stylings covered.

Featuring performances by Andrew Downing (Florian Hoefner Trio), Hilario DuránJunior SantosKirk MacDonaldLarnell LewisLaila BialiMatt DuskPat LaBarberaSammy Jackson.

Stream the event for free at cbcmusic.ca/junos, on CBC Gem or CBC Music’s FacebookYouTube and Twitter pages on Wednesday, June 2 at 8 p.m. ET/ 5 p.m. PT.

4. For my literary joy this week I have started reading, The Book of Ichigo Ichie: The Art of Making the Most of Every Moment, the Japanese Way Written by: Héctor García and Francesc Miralles.

Every moment in our life happens only once, and if we let it slip away, we lose it forever, this is an idea captured by the Japanese phrase ichigo ichie.

This saying is attributed to a sixteenth-century master of the Japanese tea ceremony, or ‘ceremony of attention’, whose intricate rituals allow one to focus on the present moment.

5. My viewing pleasure this week has been all about documentaries. The ones that jumped out at me; Amy Tan: Unintended Memoir.

An intimate portrait of the awesome author Amy Tan, about her life and her career. Did you know that she is the lead singer of the Rock Bottom Remainders? A rock group that includes Stephen King and Scott Turow.

Another interesting documentary, Little Miss Sumo.

Women in Sumo! I had no idea that women did Sumo wrestling. British documentary filmmaker Matt Kay produced Little Miss Sumo, because he wanted to challenge gender inequality in the world of Japan’s national sport of sumo wrestling.

Thank you for reading. If you think someone you know would enjoy my newsletter please share it with them. If you are looking for a great children’s book check out my new book, Samba in Brazil;  Paperback version, on sale for a limited time.

Or one of my other books, Samba on a Snowy Day or the Brazilian/ Portuguese version Samba em um Dia de Neve.

Stay safe, stay well, stay strong and keep going.

Copyright © 2021 Paul Yanuziello, All rights reserved.

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