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BATHING BEAUTIES Post-mastectomy fashion for summer

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Class up your garden Trust a travel agent Post-mastectomy fashion Quilting’s kindred spirit Window on curb appeal Kid-friendly painting Preparing for daycare Treating skin in summer Active living opportunities Tireless car maintenance

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Clematis: The vine that circles the globe HELGIE NAESGAARD SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

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n admiring the beauty of clematis in bloom, it’s quite understandable how gardeners become addicted to this floriferous vine. English literature first mentions clematis in 1548 as “old man’s beard”, possibly in reference to the fluffy seed heads of the native species that were intertwined amongst the hedgerows. We have to use our imaginations to discern why it was also described as beggar’s plant, devil’s guts, gypsy’s bacca, and traveller’s joy. By the end of the 16th century it is recorded that clematis was introduced as an ornamental garden plant in several European countries. The name clematis comes from the Greek, klema, meaning “vine like”. Scientific records from as early as 1877 identify more than 230 clematis species throughout the world, primarily in temperate zones

or in the mountains of tropical regions. The modern large flowered clematis, which originated in China, were domesticated in Japan and then introduced to Europe during the mid-1800s, after Japan opened its doors to foreigners. With these new species an enthusiastic competition ensued amongst Europeans to develop the most exotic new cultivars. Marcel Moser of Versailles, France gave us Nelly Moser, a large flowered, bi-coloured cultivar which remains very popular today. A British grower, George Jackman, in 1863 received a “Certificate Of Merit in The First Class” from the Royal Horticultural Society for his C. Jackmannii, which with its masses of intense violet purple flowers continues to impress on trellises. During the early 1900s, vigorous vining species such as C. armandii, a popular evergreen clematis and C.montana.var.rupens were introduced from China. Today clematis development continues in Japan, Europe, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. Fred Wein of Clearview Nursery inthe Fraser Valley has recently developed five cultivars known as the Vancouver Series. They generally produce a show of large, gorgeous

blooms during spring and then continue into the fall with subdued enthusiasm. Weins sums it up: “What I was really trying to achieve was reliable, easy-to-grow, garden-worthy varieties with a long flowering habit.” BC Living magazine describes Wein’s Vancouver Sea Breeze as “one of the hottest plants of 2012.” Clematis are well known for their mass flower displays, but the individual blossoms of many large flowered clematis warrant attention. The Vancouver Series clematis do well in containers as they are somewhat constrained in their growth habit. Another marvelous group of container adaptable clematis originates at a renowned nursery in the English Channel, on the Isle of Geurnsey, operated by Raymond Evison. His Boulevard Series clematis only grow to about four feet tall and so Evison suggests that they make an excellent indoor flowering plant, even though they are very hardy. Once they finish blooming they are cut back to about a foot and placed outdoors. One gardener says she likes clematis because they’re hardy and come back every year. “They’re beautiful and easy to grow.” And unlike some vines, “they don’t take the siding off your house.” Helgie Naesgaard owns Naesgaard’s Market and Garden Centre.


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hy should you deal with a travel agent? They have your back. Recently, there have been travel glitches with airlines and if you have booked online, whom do you go to for help in fixing your problem? There will be hundreds of other people trying to get another flight and you are on your own. If you deal with a reputable agent you can call them. Travel agents are there for you, not only for the booking of your trip but also in case you have any kind of problems. What would you do if the hotel has lost your reservation? If the car rental agency has run out of cars? Who’s going to help you? The hotel? The car rental company? They don’t care. You’re just one person. Losing you as a guest or a customer is no big deal. Basically, you’re on your own. When you book through a travel agent, all you have to do is make one

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Travel agents constantly update their knowledge and can provide you with topnotch information. They can also give you prices that are comparable to online, and in many cases even lower. Travel agents can help you to prepare and organize any necessary documents that you may need in order to travel outside of the country. They can direct you to your local passport office, and they know where you need a visa, as well as any other documentation that you might need along the way. Travel specialists can help you to find a place to stay pretty much anywhere you desire. If it’s a hotel with a view of the ocean in Hawaii or a jungle hut in the Nilgiri Foothills, a travel agent can help you make it happen. This article was provided by Twin Travel and Cruises.

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Beauty LINDA BOWERS SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Boutique Belles Amies in Port Alberni has been helping people with post-breast surgery products for more than 15 years. The store has three certified fitters on staff to help determine women’s needs after surgery. In most cases we are the first non-medical personnel people see following surgery, which puts us in a unique position. We see many mastectomy and lumpectomy cases in a year and what women want to know is “how does mine look?” Not in a medical sense, but out of curiosity. Women come in every size and shape: determining the perfect size and shape for people who have had mastectomies and lumpectomies is what we do. Women need a clear understanding of what each product can do for them and how these products enable them to return to their everyday lives. One of the ways we see women helping themselves to recover is to tell their stories. Every woman has her own personal experiences

and by sharing these with others, she can begin to put things into perspective for herself. She finds that what once seemed so intimidating she has lived through, and beaten. Each time she tells her story, the events become a part of her history and she can leave that time behind her. Once the initial step is taken and a woman makes an appointment to be fitted with her breast form, she takes a major step on the road to restoring her selfconfidence. There are many products available, such as bathing suits, that are easily adjusted for mastectomy patients. All those activities that women enjoyed prior to their surgery are still within their grasp. In the past 15 years, even before I owned the store, our staff shed many tears and shared laughter with clients in the comfort of our private dressing rooms, secure in the knowledge that what we do has its place in the process of recovery. Linda Bowers owns Boutique Belles Amies, located in the Carmoor Block.

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QUILTING quiets the soul LYNNE SCHROEDER SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Long have I known that quilting is good for my soul. It has seen me through many rough patches, provided me comfort and given me companionship. When my children were very small and I would come home from a horrid day at work, they would run from whatever corner of the house they were in, shouting “mom’s home, mom’s home” and throw their arms around me. At that moment my wretched day would

melt away and everything was right with the world. My children are grown now, but I can capture that same feeling when I sit down to my little sewing machine and take a stitch. It is as though the stress melts away and it is just me with my machine, surrounded by fabric and the glory that is quilting. I am intent on the project at hand: cutting, piecing, and sewing. Surrounded by colourful hues and fabric textures, my creativity is flowing and my project is coming to

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life. Completely immersed and at the goal line, I don’t realize how the hours have slipped away until I glance at the clock and realize that morning comes early. Shall I pull an all-nighter and go straight to work or should I try to catch a wink or two? Oh, maybe just one more seam, one more block. Other quilters know what I’m talking about. Quilters are kindred spirits, kind and generous of heart. They promote goodwill in their communities, support

numerous charitable organizations and are always thinking of their next project for someone else. The quilts they make bring comfort and love to those who receive them. People of all ages and walks of life are embracing this hobby, removing the stigma that is only for old ladies. Young designers have injected the fabric world with inspiration and men like Ricky Tims have taken the quilting industry to new heights. Continued / 8

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Choose windows and doors wisely Updating Doors and Windows—Replacing old doors and windows not only improves the look of your home both inside and outside, but your home will be more energy efficient as well. “Garage and entry doors can be a prominent focal point so it’s worth it to replace old doors with something dressier to match the style of your home,” says home improvement expert Shell Busey. Choose the correct style to match the style of your home. The most important consideration for choosing a new door —internal or external —is that it fits in with the style of the rest of your home. What type of house do you have: modern, traditional, country? Clean, simple lines fit a more modern style, but an older, more traditional house needs a classic door with a little more detailing. Choose the right material. Some doors are made of solid wood, some are made of steel and come pre-painted, some are made of glass, and some are made of MDF (Medium Density Fiberboard). For interior doors, decide if you want hollow or solid interior doors, bi-folds, louvered doors or french doors with glass. The size of the door opening may determine what works best. Solid doors are more expensive but reduce noise and offer more security. If you would

like to choose strength, choose steel. Look for heavy galvanized steel around a wood or steel frame, with a dense polyurethane foam core that insulates almost five times better than wood. Choose a wood door for durability, natural warmth and beauty but expect it to require maintenance. Wood doors used to warp and crack over time, but today’s engineered-wood cores, laminated construction and vapor barriers help keep doors weathertight. MDFs (Medium Density Fiberboard) are not as durable as solid wood and steel but can be economical. Select fibreglass composite for the look of wood without its upkeep. Brighten your foyer with a glass door panel, transom or sidelights. Frosted, beveled and leaded patterns range from simple to ornate, private to unobstructed. For security and noise reduction, order laminated glass. Glass doors can be made with double layered glass to add strength. Make sure to consider privacy when you are deciding on this type of door. Choose the right finish. Would you prefer a painted or a wood stained door? Painted doors would not show the wood grain as much as stained doors but will require refinishing. This article was provided by Windsor Plywood.

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The medical community is recognizing what we quilters have known all along, that quilting is in fact good for us: ◆ Quilting lowers your heart rate, blood pressure and perspiration. ◆ Quilting helps you sleep better (unless you pull an all-nighter). ◆ Quilting floods your brain with dopamine and serotonin—happy brain chemicals. ◆ Quilting decreases stress. The repetition is a “cognitive distracter,” distracting you from stress and giving you a sense of accomplishment that increases the reward chemicals and decreases the

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chemicals related to stress or anxiety. ◆ Quilting offers challenges in

mathematics and geometry. ◆ Quilting increases confidence and has an important social aspect. In short, the soothing rhythms of quilt making allow us to process whatever challenges we face and to listen for that still, quiet voice that brings compassion and guidance. Quilting is about love and relationships. It is life-affirming and life-giving. Quilting is excellent therapy. Ask any quilter. Each and every one of them and their quilts have a story to tell. Lynne Schroeder owns Kismet Quilts in the Carmoor Block on Argyle Street.


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rom the moment you are born and open your eyes, you are surrounded by a large spectrum of colour. Sun-kissed yellow, bright blue in the sky, boreal green forests and endless clouds of off-whites. Everything is so fresh and new to a child’s eyes. As a parent, keeping your children safe is our No. 1 concern, whether they are outside or playing in the safety of your home. Not all consumers are aware of the invisible, harmful odor called Volatile Organic Compounds (V.O.C.s) that is in many products on the market. These V.O.C.s are organic chemicals that have a high vapour pressure at ordinary room temperature conditions. The odors evaporate and are released into the air, which is then inhaled and absorbed by our lungs. These V.O.C.s can cause long-term health problems and also harm the planet. An example of V.O.C.s can be found in a brand new vehicle, where the strong “new car” scent contains V.O.C.s. When it comes to paint, there are many products on the market in Canada that meet and exceed government regulations. Parents will be able to find waterborne latex paints that are either low-V.O.C.s or no V.O.C.s, even after tinting. There are products available that are virtually odorless and safe for expecting women and nursing mothers. Search for low-V.O.C. paint in all four sheen levels (flat, eggshell, pearl and semi-gloss). Some brands are self-priming too. With a little research, you and your children can breathe easy while meeting your decorating needs. This article was provided by Alberni Colour Corner.

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Prepare kids for daycare “ JULIE RUSHTON

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Many parents wonder how they can help their child transition to a new child care centre or school. It is important to recognize that with different ages of children come different stages of development. How you prepare your young toddler for the new transition will look somewhat different than preparing your four- or five-year-old for kindergarten. Although the key points are the same, how you follow through with them is dependent on where your child is in terms of age.

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◆ Share your feelings with your child and open up the new adventure discussion. ◆ Talk to your child’s care provider or teacher regularly. Some other tips for supporting your child’s development: ◆ Talk about what you are reading —newspapers, magazines, cereal boxes, recipes, sports score board, road signs. Talk about everything you are reading. ◆ Allow your child to draw, colour and create. You provide the medium and they provide the creation. Ask the child to tell you about their creation rather than guess. Tell your child why

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Soothing skin Keep your dermatitis in check while enjoying summer weather ELIJAH SSEMALUULU SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Unlike last year, this year’s summer is likely to be warmer. Those with very sensitive skin, dry skin, eczema or other inflammatory skin conditions (dermatitis) have to take care if they are to fully enjoy this beautiful weather. Here are some tips on how to keep inflammation in check. ◆ Keep yourself cool and avoid sweating by avoiding direct exposure to the sun at its hottest (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). If you must stay outside or have outdoor activities, use sunscreens to protect yourself and or your children. ◆ Use insect repellents if you are camping or hiking. ◆ Consider using a titanium dioxide based sun block in children. ◆ If you have sensitivities to sunscreen or insect repellents, take other steps, like wearing a hat, long pants and long sleeve shirts to avoid sunburn and bug bites. ◆ Avoid dry skin by bathing in

lukewarm water, avoid gels and bath oils, and use soap regularly only on the underarms, groin, and feet. ◆ Apply a moisturizer immediately after bathing. Your pharmacist can help select the best moisturiser for your skin type. ◆ Avoid irritants that can cause a rash or make a rash worse. These include soaps that dry the skin, perfumes, and scratchy clothing or bedding. ◆ Wash chlorine and all other pool chemicals off your body with a mild form of soap or a soap substitute and then quickly (within three to five minutes) apply a moisturizer. ◆ Use over the counter products to reduce the itching. Examples of such products include: Coal tar preparations; hydrocortisone 0.5 per cent or other behind-the-counter antiinflammatory products you can get from your pharmacist. Elijah Ssemaluulu is the pharmacy owner at Shoppers Drug Mart .

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timers welcome). Our Town Free Family Fun Events, for families of all ages this summer: Family Petting Farm, Tuesday, July 3 from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at Blair Park. Fiesta Fun, Tuesday, July 17 from 6:30–8:30 pm at Williamson Park. Jungle Fever, Tuesday, July 31 from 6:30–8:30 pm at Gyro/ Rec Park. Centennial Celebration,

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Tired of winter? Hit the road Even with gasoline prices rising, we can’t resist the lure of sunny skies and the open road. Before hitting the road this summer, you can take several simple precautions to keep your family safe and save money at the pump. Extreme heat and long drives can be tough on cars. te s ca Cracked hoses, underinflated tires and dirty filters can rse, significantly lower your fuel efficiency, or worse, lead to a total breakdown. Tires are one of the most overlooked parts of a car. According the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA), only one out of 10 drivers checks his or her tire pressure correctly. An under-inflated, over-inflated, worn down or misaligned tire can be extremely dangerous, particularly in hot summer weather. Tire pressure changes with the rising temperatures —approximately one to two pounds per square inch (PSI) for every 10-degree increase in outside air temperature. Consult your owner’s manual

or the sidewall of your tire to see what your tire pressure should be and check it with a hand pressure gauge. An under-inflated tire bulges outward and puts undo pressure on the sidewalls of the tire. With enough heat and pressure, that tire eventually will blow. An over-inflated tire, on the other hand, a es less contact with the road and can lead to makes hydr hydroplaning in wet conditions. U the penny trick to see if you still have Use e enough tread on your tires. Stick a penny in the tread, and if the Queen’s head disappears, you’re good. Have a professional check your tires for proper alignment and balance. A wheel alignment will address irregular tire wear issues and can identify worn parts that may n repair before they cause a breakdown. need And don’t forget about your spare! There’s no point in having a spare tire if your spare is in worse condition than the rest. This article was provided by Jack’s Excel Tire Centre. Now Locally Owned & Operated

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