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Comment from Charles Tsiang (MCHS ’62) at the post at which Elvis Presley said that the image is one thing and the human being is another

I’ve recently taken a break from work on the MCHS 2015 Reunion, but work has now resumed. My absence from the volunteer task of helping to organize the reunion, a task that focuses on the wider community, of which I am a part, is accounted for by the fact that a government agency alerted me […]

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Mindfulness stands in contrast to mindlessness

An Oct. 22, 2014 New York Times article is entitled: “What if age is nothing but a mind-set?” The article describes an experiment in which a group of subjects in their senior years, who had graduated from high school many decades earlier, were provided an intensive array of sensory cues – such as music from the 1950s, […]

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Do you recall the Oka crisis?

We know a fair amount is know about human memory – what it is, how it works, and how sometimes it fails us. Among other things as Daniel L. Schacter (2001) notes, memory is subject to blocking, misattribution, bias, persistence, and suggestibility. Two good sources, among others, about what research has revealed about memory are […]

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Comment from Norm Kennedy regarding request for Etobicoke Creek “Flats” photos. Norm Kennedy also enjoyed David Webster article.

I’m pleased to share with you the following message from Norm Kennedy, which has been posted as a Comment at a recent blog post: Hello Jaan; It was very interesting to read your article about my old friend David Webster. This led me to reading a number of other posts. I lived on 41st street […]

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Do you have a photo of Robin’s Nest, built by Alfred Bray who moved to Long Branch (Toronto not New Jersey) in 1910?

Sandy Bray has a question that you may be able to answer “I’ve been enjoying your site very much,” Sandy Bray writes, “and have been thinking alot of memories and questions, etc. etc.” Sandy has recently sent a question to her dad, Jim Bray, asking if he remembered the address of the house called “Robins Nest” […]