Advantages Of Wood Deck Railings

Wooden railing is the first choice for any owner or the builder as the elegance and the style that you get from wooden railings is nothing compared to other materials. Some time the light reflection from all sources disturbs you. Wood does not reflect light as much as steel does, a kind of sereneness, and…

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Growing Up Ukrainian In Toronto

I was born in Toronto in 1936. I lived above a hairdressing and barber shop run by my mother and father, an aunt and two uncles, at Queen and Seaton streets, in Toronto. The smell of fingerwave solution and the unique odour of a permanent wave still trigger an eruption of memories of playing in…

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Phineas Gage Evidence for Dualism

Once you understand the extent of Phineas Gage’s accident, you can begin to see its implications on how we can study the human brain and mind. There are three classical ways to view the situation when using Phineas Gage to address the mind/brain question (whether or not our identity is made up of two components,…

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Embracing the Child Sensitivities Within

I’ve become more aware recently of the child sensitivities within, which are common to us all. It’s easy to see these sensitivities within children – I’ve certainly seen them in my pre-school-aged son, and within the students I work with. But we don’t see the dynamics of sensitivity within ourselves, or perhaps we’re aware we’re…

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Choosing the Correct Glass Lamp Shade

There are many styles and sizes of glass shades, many of which are standard. It can be initially confusing trying to figure out the right size and style for your particular fixture or lamp, but here are some guidelines that will assist you in making the right choice. First tip: Always take measurements from outside…

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Tungsten Did the Magic

Man’s main and natural source of light is the sun; the gigantic burning mass which produces illumination to the solar system, the earth inclusive; along with heat and radiation. Our awareness is in no doubt that the sun is central and stationary in the system. Also, the rotations on their own axes and revolutions about…

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