Degassing Your Homemade Wine

Degassing your wine is an important step in the wine making process, but one that is easily overlooked by many new winemakers. Let’s examine some reasons why degassing is critical to making great homemade wine. The purpose of degassing is to remove the CO2 that is trapped in your wine. If your homemade wine is…

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Influence Strategy

Uses: Once the team knows who the key stakeholders are, the difficult task of figuring out a strategy to win their support begins. This simple planning tool can help the team assess the issues and concerns of each stakeholder who must be moved to a higher level of support for the project, and identify a…

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Ripstik Safety

The most important thing about riding your Ripstik is having fun. If you did not have fun on your board you would not tell your friends about it and the Ripstik would go out of business. The second most important thing about riding is safety. The only thing riding safe does for you on the…

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Port Stanley Charm

A diverse cluster of settlers poured into Southwestern Ontario by a meandering inlet on the Lake Erie shoreline early in the 1800’s and established a prosperous little community called Port Stanley. This small yet busy harbour was founded in 1804 by John Bostwick, who established and operated both a mill and warehouse. Today, this prosperous…

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Down Syndrome – Ayurvedic Herbal Treatment

Down syndrome is the most common genetic disorder that causes severe learning disability in children. Children with Down syndrome have some distinctive features which include flattened facial features; a protruding tongue; a small head; upward slanting eyes; unusually shaped ears; broad, short, hands with relatively short fingers; and poor muscle tone causing excessive flexibility. Down…

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Cubism, Picasso and Michelangelo – What Links Them?

At the dawn of the 20th century, painters in Paris began experimenting with new ideas. Among others, Cezanne was breaking away from the idea of ‘reporting’ the world of nature in paint. He was cutting natural forms into geometrical ‘bits.’ Sisley was taking a scientific approach to colour, devising ‘programs’ to trigger a psychological response…

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The Advantages of Dome Skylights For Homes

Dome skylights offer many advantages to the homeowner. They are lightweight and require little, or no maintenance. They are the best choice for a skylight if you live in a climate with extreme temperatures since they keep energy transfer to a minimum. They can be purchased as a single, double, or triple dome, but if…

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How to Play Corona Solitaire

Corona Solitaire is a fun solitaire game, requiring skill, planning, and patience. There are decisions to make throughout the game, but you may not know if the game can be finished until the very last card. It is quite an obscure solitaire game, but those that play it find it immensely fun… in fact, it’s…

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