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11 Surefire Ways to Create Special Moments This Christmas

Christmas is coming soon! But it isn’t your first; neither would it be your last. The one great thing you could do is to make this one outstanding! Christmas is a time that comes with a unique spirit of its own. It’s a time to reflect on the journey so far, be grateful for your life, work, friends, and family, and look forward to the following year. Christmas is a time to celebrate with loved ones. And as such, there’s every reason to create beautiful moments with them. But you may have been c...
Tags: Family, Cook, Entertainment, Christmas, House, Jazz, Santa


Is Home Repair Insurance Worth Paying For?

Home repairs can be expensive and when you have to pay for them out of your own pocket, it can leave you in a bad financial situation. But could insurance help? Most people already have a home insurance policy that covers them against damage from natural disasters like fires or flooding, or damage from vandalism and theft. However, that doesn’t usually cover you for repairs and you can get separate coverage for that. But home repair insurance coverage isn’t the right option for everybody and s...
Tags: Home Improvement, Jazz, Home Repair Insruance, Home Repair Insurance


2 Ideas on How To Deal With Road Rage

If you’ve been on the road before then you’ll know that road rage is a real thing. Perhaps you’ve personally never experienced it, but maybe you’ve been the unfortunate victim of someone’s verbal abuse because they’ve had a dreadful day at work. Frustration is normal and we’re all prone to lashing out at others for distinct reasons, but anger is particularly dangerous when you’re behind the wheel of a vehicle. Road rage is something that we can certainly avoid, both on the receiving or giving en...
Tags: Life, Jazz, Driving, Road Rage


Italian Citizenship By Descent- Why Does Your Lineage Matter

When it comes to acquiring a second passport, Italy is a popular choice for Americans. The country offers a mix of favorable climates, lifestyles, financial opportunities, health, and educational benefits, and more. Not surprisingly, it is among the favorite destinations for entrepreneurs, young families, and retired individuals. The country also has myriad citizenship routes, and citizenship by descent is one of them. If you have Italian roots and want to relocate to the country, you can use ...
Tags: Family, Italy, Jazz, Lineage, Jure Sanguinis


Preparing Your Body For Long Distance Cycling

Nothing compares to going for a long successful bike ride, whether you are a seasoned pro or a beginner. Getting out on the open road can be a great way to clear your mind, calm your nerves and improve your physical health. Cycling has long been touted as a great cardiovascular workout, but did you know it can also improve your fitness and stamina and improve joint mobility? When it comes to going on long bike rides is essential you are fully prepared to ensure you get the most from your ride....
Tags: Sports, Cycling, Jazz, Noto, All Sports Talk, Long Distance Cycling


Men’s Complete Guide to Changing Their Personalities the Right Way

Everyone wishes to alter their personalities at some point. Hot-tempered people might wish they would be able to keep their cool during emotionally charged situations. And introverts might want to have an outgoing or talkative personality. But is it really possible for you to change your overall personality? Well, the answer to this question is YES; you can actually do that. People generally believe that their personality is set in stone, and they are now impervious to change. That’s clearly n...
Tags: Jazz, Guy Stuff, Guy Talk


Daddy’s Hangout 2021 Week 6 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 6 of the 2021 NFL season. As of now, we still have the Arizona Cardinals as the only undefeated team in the league. The big news coming out of the NFL was the leaked Jon Gruden emails, which lead to his resignation. After a 3-0 start, Las Vegas dropped their last two games and are now without a coach. My record from last week was 5-2, which should have been 6-1. Still don’t know why I had the Chiefs beating the Bills when I was telling everyone the opposite. My overall mark jumpe...
Tags: Denver Broncos, NFL, Raiders, Los Angeles, Dolphins, Chicago, Tennessee, Steelers, Jazz, Chargers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia, Las Vegas


Sutton-Smith—Intro to Stephenson, PTMC

William Stephenson The Play Theory of Mass Communication (1987 edition) (orig. 1967) from the introduction by Brian Sutton-Smith (1987): The difficulty with the notion of subjective play is that there is very little systematic scholarship on how to think about it. Most modern play theory is about observable behavior, and even that which deals with subjective play...is largely about the way in which the possession of these competencies is of functional value in school or real life adaptation. I...
Tags: Media, Education, Play, Jazz, Stephenson, William Stephenson, Stefan Kac, Huizenga, Play Theory Of Mass Communication, Stephenson (william, Sutton-smith (brian, Sutton Smith, Brian Sutton Smith, Helen -RSB- Schwartzman, Practice Led Research


3 Healing Mantras To Make You Feel Whole Again

Being completely whole is something that people strive to achieve their entire lives. Unfortunately, only a small number of people ever actually get there. Most of us get stuck in the mud, feeling like we are living incomplete lives. The good news is that scientific experts, psychologists, and spiritual masters all agree that we each have the capacity to feel whole. It’s not always an easy journey, but it is within reach. Healing mantras are a wonderful way to help you feel whole again. These ...
Tags: Life, Jazz, Healing Mantras


The Ultimate Car Refinance Guide for Busy Dads

Car owners have a lot on their minds, from insurance to traffic tickets and repairs and maintenance. More importantly, your monthly payments may leave you struggling for breathing room. For a busy dad with tight finances and big responsibilities, managing them can be a hassle. Thankfully, you can use car loan refinancing as your rescue strategy. It can help you lower your monthly payments or decrease your interest amount, depending on your needs. But your tight schedules may keep you from find...
Tags: Money Matters, Cars, Finances, Jazz, Daddy Talk, Car Refinancing


kacvlog001–this is your (my) brain on mcluhan

[Author: Stefan Kac]
Tags: Jazz, Stefan Kac, Hipsterism, McLuhan (Marshall, Kacvlog, Overthinking And Overthinkers


‘This has brought me power to be myself’: Brazil’s Black jazz artists

Black musicians have often been sidelined in Brazil, but by diving deep into their complex heritage, the likes of Jonathan Ferr and Amaro Freitas are making themselves heardJonathan Ferr thinks back to his youth. “Jazz was giving me freedom, while rap was showing me my place as a Black man in a racist society,” remembers the pianist, part of Brazil’s vibrant contemporary jazz scene. “Those were two Black musics that have brought me power to be myself.”Like their US forebears, who used jazz to ad...
Tags: Europe, Music, Race, Americas, US, Culture, Brazil, Jazz, Salvador, Alf, Amaro Freitas, Jonathan Ferr, Dom Salvador Tania Maria, Johnny Alf Maria


Two On-the-Spectrum Vignettes

Ericsson and Pool Peak (2016) Francesca Happé and Pedro Vital, two researchers at King's College London, compared autistic children who develop savantlike abilities with autistic children who did not develop such abilities. They found that the autistic savants are much more likely than the nonsavants to be very detail-oriented and prone to repetitive behaviors. When something captures their attention, they will focus on it to the exclusion of everything else around them, retreating into their o...
Tags: Psychology, London, Autism, Jazz, Practice, Connor, Peak, Ericsson, Donny, Noël, King s College, Bartok, Greig, Francesca Happé, Stefan Kac, Savants


The Ultimate Guide to Camper Trailer Conversion

When you need a camper trailer, you ideally have two options – either to buy one from a retailer or to convert one yourself. The former obviously has several downsides. For instance, you may find a clever design, but it could also be a design that you’re not too crazy about. Besides, you may end up paying a lot more than it is actually worth. In contrast, converting a camper trailer to meet your custom needs can have several upsides. Although it would cost you a lot of time and effort to custo...
Tags: Diy, Jazz, Camper Trailer Conversion


Everything You Need to Know About Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Are you looking for a fun way to work out? Paddleboarding is a popular water sport that burns lots of calories and engages your core and multiple muscles in the body. Paddleboarding is a great way to unwind and be one with nature, allowing you to appreciate nature and gain a new perspective. Let us take a sneak peek at everything you need to know about stand-up paddleboarding. Types of SUPs Your choice of paddleboard will depend on your lifestyle and needs. Each board is different from the n...
Tags: Outdoors, Entertainment, Jazz, US Coast Guard, Step, USCG, Paddle Boarding


Importance of Choosing the Right Mattress and How Does It Affect Your Health

To sleep well is one of the most basic requirements of human life. And there are multiple factors that constitute good sleep, a perfect mattress being one of them. And since everybody has different sleeping patterns, sleeping positions, and sleeping timings, the sleeping mattress should also be different and should be selected based on their comfort. Your mattress and pillow combination is the first set of factors that determine how you sleep in addition to your lifestyle and then-current heal...
Tags: Health, Jazz, Sleeping, Mattresses, Talalay, Bonnell


Best Job Hunting Tips for Beginners

Job hunting is probably one of the most frustrating experiences for fresh graduates. With limited job opportunities and an increasingly shrinking job market, it’s usually tough to secure employment in the current workforce. But even as daunting as it is, securing your dream job is still attainable if you rely on proper guidance. This includes mastering all the essential job-hunting tips that’ll let you stand out from the rest.  Also, you have to know where to start and where to find the best j...
Tags: Employment, Canada, Jazz, Job Hunting Tips


Top Tips For Buying Your Next Family Car

Unfortunately, cars don’t last forever. Sometimes they reach a point where it’s too expensive or dangerous to make it worth it to keep them running. Or perhaps circumstances have changed, and your growing family has outgrown your previous vehicle. In any case, your next car should be viewed as an investment. You’ll be spending at least the next few years relying on this vehicle, so you shouldn’t take the decision of which car to buy lightly. 1.  Work Out Your Budget & Needs Before you make a...
Tags: Family, Investments, Cars, Jazz, Edmunds, Safety Reliability Every


A Few Reasons to Stay Active and to Keep Trying New Things

Life has the potential to be a great adventure, filled with all sorts of new and exciting experiences on a regular basis, and there are so many different activities and pastimes to try out, that it seems like it would be almost impossible to become bored. Nonetheless, many of us – maybe all of us – end up falling into periods of passivity and inaction, at least from time to time – instead of remaining active and curious about the world around us. Whether in the sense of trying out an exciting ...
Tags: Entertainment, Jazz, Trying New Things


5 Small Backyard Events You Can Throw During the Weekend

Are you looking for a way to entertain your friends and family this weekend, but don’t want something too big or expensive? There are so many ideas you can implement to host a memorable event. Whether you want to spend time with family, friends, churchmates or work colleagues, there is something out there for everyone. If unsure of where to start, these small backyard events are perfect for you. You can have them during the day or at night- they’re appropriate for any time of year! Painting P...
Tags: Family, Entertainment, Jazz, Don, Costume Party, Around The House


Watch Jaco Pastorius: The Lost Tapes Documentary, the Fan-Made Film on the Most Innovative Bass Player of All Time

People do not understand how hard a jazz musician works for a living. I’m not putting nobody down, but I’m telling you nobody understands how hard jazz musicians work. Jazz is not big in the US, because the States are too worried about Pac-Man and The Police. — Jaco When Jaco Pastorius uttered the quote above in a typically entertaining and insightful interview with Guitar World from 1983, I’m sure he meant no disrespect to the members of The Police. It may be safe to say that Jaco signi...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, Music, Japan, College, France, US, Jazz, States, Warner Bros, Montreal, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius, Jacó, Hendrix, Josh Jones


So-Called Patterns in So-Called Jazz

Steven Mithen The Singing Neanderthals (2006) The most significant survival of 'Hmmmmm' [Neanderthal communication that was "holistic, manipulative, multi-modal, musical, and mimetic"] is within language itself. One aspect of this is the presence of onomatopoeia, vocal imitation and sound synaesthesia, which are probably most readily apparent in the languages of present-day people who still live traditional lifestyles and are 'close to nature'. Another is the use of rhythm, which enables fluent...
Tags: Jazz, Patterns, Wray, Stefan Kac, Alison Wray, Formulaic Language, Linguistics And Linguists, Mithen (steven, The Singing Neanderthals, Wray (alison, Steven Mithen


5 Sport Star Injuries So Weird That We Will Never Forget Them

The world of sports is always full of surprises. The unexpected seems to happen all the time, whether it’s people bowing out of Olympic competition to look after their mental health or head-butting each other in World Cup soccer finals. Injuries can be equally bizarre. They’re not always grotesque. Instead, they can happen for all sorts of strange and interesting reasons. Some of them you can never forget because they’re just so unrelentingly weird. Pointless Headbutting What’s the first thi...
Tags: Sports, Earth, Jazz, Giants, Detroit Tigers, Joel, LA Kings, Cardinals, Gus, Healy, Dustin Penner, All Sports Talk, Glenn Healy, Joel Zumaya, Sports Stars Injuries, Gus Frerotte Frerotte


New Fashion Trends for Men You Cannot Miss

In a fashion-centric world full of trends, a classic gentleman’s style never goes out of fashion. After all, a well-dressed man is the one who dresses simply yet significantly. But after spending a whole year indoors amidst the pandemic, it seems that men’s style statements have got revised. The fashion universe now has a myriad of latest collections to give all lads a promising look for each occasion. These trends can never disappoint them because they go far beyond being just a fashion state...
Tags: Fashion, Jazz, Miss, Guy Stuff, Fashion. Guy Stuff


Connecting with Yourself on the Path to Finding Spirituality

This may be a hard truth to digest, but most of us living in the modern world have resigned ourselves to this rut and routine of a cliched existence that makes us indulge in distractions. We have pseudo or minimal faith, and often evade the emptiness we feel in our lives. This leads to a ton of shallowness in relationships and problems with neuroticism. Spirituality can help you stop perceiving yourself as a cog in the society’s machine and aid you in creating fulfilling and meaningful lives. ...
Tags: Life, Jazz, Spiritual, Viktor Frankl


9 Essential Care Tips for Every Responsible Car Owner

The endless possibilities and sense of freedom that come with driving a car are undeniably unmatched. I can imagine the number of times you have romanticized the whole experience. You know, turning up the volume on the radio, your rooftop down, the wind in your hair, and driving off just like in the movies. Well, I can get it! But truth be told, with all those great adventures you plan to undertake, car ownership comes with great financial responsibility that can be salvaged by taking care of ...
Tags: Cars, Jazz, Car Care


5 Ways on How to Make a New Place Feel More Like a Home

If you’ve recently moved into a new place, you need to consider the way in which your house can be made to feel more like a home. It’s very normal for the place to not feel particularly homey to begin with; it takes time to make the place feel as if it truly belongs to you. We’re going to talk today about some of the steps that’ll make that transition a little smoother and faster. Bring In Freshly Cut Flowers When you have flowers in your home, it immediately makes the space feel more colorful...
Tags: Home Improvement, Housing, Jazz


Watch Out for These Causes of Basement Leaks

Basements are definitely not known to be the driest places. However, even if you picture a basement as a rather damp place, it ideally shouldn’t be. It’s important to take steps to keep your basement dry and prevent problems with moisture and water damage. Your basement might need to have a sump pump to help with this, but there are other things to watch out for too. A leak in your basement could cause various problems, leading to flooding, damp, mold, and other issues. If you know the top cause...
Tags: Home Improvement, Jazz, Basement Leaks


Designing A Kitchen Your Whole Family Will Love

No matter what kind of kitchen you might have at the moment, you are probably keen to make sure that it is kept in the best possible condition, and that it is a kitchen everyone can enjoy and make use of. Sometimes achieving that just means that you have to renovate your kitchen, and when it’s time to do that, there are a lot of things that you might want to bear in mind. In this post, we are going to take a look at just how you can design a kitchen that your whole family will love. Consider ...
Tags: Family, Home Improvement, Jazz, Designing Kitchen


Great Times Spending the Weekend in Chattanooga

My wife and I had our kids at an early age and that’s something we are happy about. At first, things were a struggle but eventually we found our footing, and everything turned out great. We are in our early 40s now with two adult kids and our youngest a junior in high school. At this point in life, we would like to do some traveling and just get out when we want to. Recently, we bought a 2022 Nissan Pathfinder so we could just leave when we want to. Last weekend, we started our traveling and d...
Tags: Family, Traveling, Atlanta, Tennessee, Jazz, Chattanooga, CHATTANOOGA Tennessee, Larry, Ripley, Gatlinburg, Nissan Pathfinder, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Aquarium, Ruby Falls