Crisis Intervention – A Critique

Crisis events are not only associated with adverse mental health conditions for our students, but also with significant learning difficulties. As educators, it is important for us to know what we can do immediately following a crisis involving our students in order to prevent the traumatization that contributes to these negative outcomes. Crisis intervention in…

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Modern Architecture

Modern architecture is a style found in the buildings that have simple form without any ornamental structures to them. This style of architecture first came up around 1900. By 1940, modern architecture was identified as an international style and became the dominant way to build for many decades in the 20th century. Modern architects apply…

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Trouble Shooting – The WW2 Carburetor

Failure of the engine to operate is rarely caused by carburetor defects.  If it is determined that the carburetor is responsible (that is, the ignition system is working properly and fuel is reaching the carburetor), the carburetor may be clogged or the float level may be improperly set.  The only adjustments the shade tree mechanic…

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What is A UNO Lamp Shade?

I know. We know. Do UNO? Lamp Shade Fitter Styles Over the last couple years I have noticed a geometric increase in the number of requests that we receive for a certain UNO type lamp shade. The UNO lamp shade has been around for a long time but due to the overwhelming influence of low…

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The Benefits of Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen

Installing under cabinet lighting in your kitchen has many benefits. Under cabinet lighting uses low-voltage bulbs to make tasks easier and safer by delivering directed light to a specific area. Under cabinet lighting can provide two functions in your kitchen. It can provide task lighting for countertop food preparation and accent lighting to highlight your…

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Let's Break the Sound Barrier

Last week, I was in Connecticut at a workshop for business owners. I sat next to the wonderful Ms. Laine. We talked about our passion and mission and how so many people let the challenges of life, and the fears in our head, stop us from getting what rightfully belongs to us – whether it's…

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