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Secrets to aging well, a workshop

Know anyone in their 50s, 60s or older who looks fabulous for their age? Has the energy of someone much younger? Seems more at ease and exudes an aura of confidence and serenity? How do they do it? Here’s your chance to find out.
Through the kitchen window with Becky Dawson

Through the kitchen window with Becky Dawson

There are so many people on Bowen who not only love to eat, but love to cook. While some our foodie friends kindly offer us the opportunity to taste their food by opening up restaurants, there are so many others whose food-lives are unknown to us.

Chi Kung = energy management

The term energy management translates in Chinese as chi kung. The term includes awareness of what you are. The growth of your consciousness is something that you have control over.
Save on Meats: a real diner and so much more

Save on Meats: a real diner and so much more

For me, there is a certain nostalgia associated with the diners I grew up with.
Re-experience ramen

Re-experience ramen

I thought I was so cool. I could boil water in a saucepan. I could tear open the plastic packaging that contained but two items: rock-hard and waxy dried noodles, and a small foil flavor packet emblazoned with Japanese characters.

Blue skies turning to grey? Caring Circle has a solution

Early this morning, the trees on Dorman Point were hidden by a thick fog. The chill crept over the deck from the grey-green water, the clouds rolled in and the rains came down. Now what we hear is the constant droning pitter-patter on the roof.

Immunization offers better health for all

In an 1887 essay, the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche observed that “the sick are the greatest danger to the healthy.

Back to school nutrition tips

As we settle back into a school routines, the question always seems to come up; “How can I feed my kid(s) better this year?” I’ve put together a few ideas for getting more healthy yummies into your kids’ tummies.
Ma Dang Coul: the artful mixture of very good things

Ma Dang Coul: the artful mixture of very good things

Garlic. Chili. Meat. Beer. Individually, all of these things make me a happy guy. When they are combined in an artful manner, my happiness meter is pinned deep into the red.

Hearing troubles? Get tested by a registered audiologist

A provincially registered audiologist is one who has been registered by the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC, to test hearing and prescribe hearing aids. An audiologist has a masters or doctoral degree from a university.
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