December 2008 - Senior Living Vancouver Island


6  Martial Wellness

Ken Marchtaler brings Okinawa
karate to students of all ages.

12 Behind the Book of Everything

Three local writers delve deep into
the Vancouver Island story.

14  Cranberries

At turkey time or any time, they  
may be magic little berries.

16  Making a Splash

Victoria Crystal Silver Streaks Swim
Club welcomes all swimmers –
from newbies to veterans.

20  Platz, Portzelky and Plumi Moos

Mennonite cooking, steeped in tradition,
brings back fond childhood memories.

28  At The Theatre

Meet two of the Belfry Theatre’s
250 dedicated volunteers.

34  Volunteer Spotlight

Port Alberni’s Gerry Fagan volunteers
to help his community – and stay youthful!

38  A Gift of Time

A Christmas story – and resolution.

40  Scottish Country Dance

With  Robbie  Burns  Day  just  around  the
corner, Vancouver  Island Scottish Country
Dance Society is kicking up its heels.

46  Voices from the Sound

Author Margaret Horsfield’s love of
BC history had her hearing voices
from the Clayoquot Sound.


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