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Life in the Valley

Memories

Leave loved ones a lifetime

Cruising

Discover Alberni Inlet aboard the Frances Barkley Published by

Alberni Valley News

Autumn 2012


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Tour the Inlet Find foot fixatives

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Routine for the face Be prepared

Cover photo by Susan Quinn

Recycle your clothing

Pumpkins line the fence at Cathedral Grove in a postHalloween tradition.

Writing the final chapter Make sense of buying local Have motorcycle, will ride

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Visions of grandeur

Take a trip along Alberni Inlet aboard the MV Frances Barkley

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ady Rose Marine’s passenger Make day trips to the islands, and and freight service has been then return to cosy accommodations a part of the West Coast and home-cooked meals. Rent for more than 70 years. The MV kayaks at the lodge or bring your Frances Barkley has a relaxed, own. friendly atmosphere reminiscent Transportation to the Broken of yesteryear. The stout packet Group Islands run June to midfreighter carries mail, cargo and September, Mondays, Wednesdays passengers. and Fridays with additional Sunday Leave Port Alberni and sail down sailings during the peak summer the Alberni Inlet and enter Barkley months. Alternate transportation Sound where Bamfield is located, or can be arranged with the Toquart on our alternate route to Ucluelet Connector. Photos courtesy Lady Rose Marine Services and the Broken Group Islands, Looking for a unique location returning late in the afternoon. for a wedding or family event? The Bring your binoculars and camera along; you never know what kind of sea life you might see from on deck. Frances Barkley is also available for View the working fish farms, logging camps, old settlements or charters. cruise the hundreds of small islands of the Barkley Sound. Spend that special day or a few hours with friends and family, Dress in layers as it may be cool on the water, and wear casual sailing down the Alberni Inlet. clothing. Don’t forget your binoculars and camera. You never Bamfield sailings run year round on Tuesdays, Thursdays and know when you may see whales, bears, eagles, sea lions or other Saturdays. wildlife. Ucluelet and Broken Group June to mid-September on Sechart Lodge is located at the site of B.C.’s first whaling station Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. adjacent to the Broken Group Islands. Experience the Broken Additional Sunday sailings to Bamfield and Broken Group Group by taking the Frances Barkley to Sechart, and then head during July and August. out kayaking to the islands and camp at the designated campsites. Visit us on our Facebook page, view our web site at www. Or rough it in style and reserve a room at the Sechart Lodge. ladyrosemarine.com or call 250-723-8313 for more information.


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These shoes were made for walking

The shoe experience should start when you first enter the store with an acknowledgement from the footwear consultant. As you browse looking for that perfect shoe the consultant will be watching to see what category of footwear you seem to be looking at. It is important to ask what kind of shoe the customer is looking for so you can aid them in picking out the appropriate shoe. The footwear should match the job it is intended to do: walking, running, hiking, work, play, etc. Once the customer has chosen a shoe, the next step for the footwear consultant is careful measuring of the length and width of the customer’s foot. We will do a visual inspection of your feet to look for bunions, hammertoes or anything else that may affect the fit or comfort of your new shoes. This inspection can also be important to determine the overall health of our customer.

Concerns such as diabetes are important for the consultant to know to make sure their customers’ shoes are fitting properly. Consultants will watch closely to see how easily the footwear goes on, or if there is an unwanted struggle. Once the shoe is on they will check three key areas:

the heel for a snug fit, the ball of the foot to make sure placement ensures proper wear of the shoe and the toe box to see that the length is correct and there is enough toe room for ultimate comfort. Consultants then encourage their customers to take a walk around the store to make sure there is no heel slippage and that they are satisfied with the level of comfort and also the look of the shoes. “We will also try to encourage the customer to try on other pairs to make sure they are choosing the best style for them.” First and foremost, however, no one knows a customer’s feet like they do; if they are not comfortable, they must say so. There are many different styles and makes of shoes to choose from to make sure they are confident they are purchasing the most comfortable, stylish pair of shoes. This article was provided by Barb Mellaart of Treadsetters Shoes.

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Treat your skin with a regular ritual including these five steps LOUISE PEARSON SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

Taking care of your skin should not be considered an indulgence. You would not go to bed without brushing your teeth; why not think about your skin the same way? A few simple steps will establish a daily ritual that will keep your skin looking its best. An effective daily skincare routine includes cleansing, toning, and moisturizing, along with a weekly exfoliation. Cleansing —

Cleansing gently eliminates excess oils, makeup and impurities that can clog your pores and asphyxiate your skin. It also maintains its moisture mantle. Skin cleansers come in the form of cleansing milk, mousse or gel. Morning and night, apply a small amount of cleanser in circular motions over your face, neck, and décolletage for about one minute. Remove with a soft facecloth or cleansing sponge, using first warm, then cool water. Never use hot or cold water, as extreme temperatures can damage skin. Toning —

An alcohol-free toner will soothe and tone the epidermis and provide nutrients, preparing your skin for moisturizer. Use two to three pumps of toner on a cotton pad and apply over your face, neck and décolletage. Do not rinse. Moisturizing —

Moisturizers that are applied in the morning play a different role than those used at night. Day cream is a protection cream that may contain UV protection. It will preserve your skin’s defense mechanism and protect against environmental elements. If your day cream does not contain a sunscreen, one should be applied on top to avoid sun

damage. Night cream is considered a treatment cream, as it hydrates, purifies, soothes, and nourishes your skin while you rest. Eye Care —

Daytime eye cream diminishes fine lines, reduces the appearance of puffiness and dark circles, and adds glow and luminosity. Nighttime eye cream restructures, intensely hydrates, nourishes, and softens the signs of fatigue around your eyes. Both morning and night, using your ring finger, apply eye cream to the contour under your eyes, from the outer corner to the inner corner, including any crows’ feet but not your eyelids. At night, also apply cream along your brow bones. Gently dab with your ring finger to promote absorption. Exfoliation —

Exfoliation will eliminate dead cells, revealing a brighter complexion. It softens the epidermis to allow for better absorption of moisturizer. Once a week, after proper cleansing, apply your exfoliant in gentle circular motions using a moistened finger, avoiding the eye area. Rinse well with warm then cool water. These are the simple steps to get you started on your own ritual. While skin care is an important tool in maintaining the health of your skin, proper nutrition, exercise, and sleep also play a big role, but that’s a whole other article! The Alberni Valley hosts many highly trained estheticians that can provide you with a proper regime tailored to your skin. They can also offer professional treatments that will target your specific needs with incredible results. At any age, the rewards of a facial can boost your home skincare ritual. Start early, but, remember, it is never too late! Louise Pearson is owner and operator of Finishing Touches for the past 33 years.


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Leave your life in order for loved ones after death

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osing a loved one is one of the most difficult things a family will go through. Often, along with the emotional stress comes the burden of dealing with belongings, estates and finances if they have not previously been assigned or recorded in a will. Last year, sisters Elaine Marlon-Lambert and Diane Dobson wrote Your Final Journal, a workbook designed to aid in end-of-life planning. The idea stemmed from the passing of Marlon-Lambert’s friend, who left little to no up-to-date information, such as telephone numbers, e-mails and addresses. Marlon-Lambert vowed to help others make a difficult time easier. Dobson, a writer

and researcher for the past 20 years, held the same vision. The book was published in 2011 and Marlon-Lambert was happy to see her vision come to fruition before she died in April of this year. During her lengthy battle with terminal cancer, Marlon-Lambert completed the workbook portion of her own copy of Your Final Journal and discussed her wishes at length with her husband, which eased stress on the family. Your Final Journal is a practical book for all adults at any stage of their lives. It is currently available from the author by calling 250724-1566, at Curious Coho Books and online at www. yourfinaljournal.com.

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s we were growing up, we were all taught the three “Rs”, but when we are talking about recycling, do we only associate that phrase with bottles and cardboard? Recycling clothing you don’t want, need, or desire anymore and using them to accommodate the city’s need for affordably priced clothing is good for everyone. We believe that everything can be recycled if you take the effort. You now can afford to clear out your closets: “out with the old and in with the new”. From lavish wedding gowns to simple accessories, clothing items can be effectively passed along to others to use, and purchased affordably through consignment and second hand stores. Here are some good reasons to recycle quality clothing: • makes room in your closet for things you want to wear • gives others the opportunity to buy quality clothing locally and affordably • keeps clothing out of the landfill (one U.S. report says 68 pounds of clothing per person goes in to the landfill every year) Before you take your unwanted clothes to a consignment shop or secondhand store: • make sure the clothing is clean, pressed and repaired (buttons, hems, zippers) • do not consign or donate stained or torn clothes • make sure all the parts of an outfit – like a matching belt or jacket – are recycled with the item. This article was provided by April’s Boutique and Consignment.


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Ty Watson volunteer helps residents tell their stories with care and love.

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Sharon Hillman has gained the moniker ‘The Story Lady’ while helping residents of Ty Watson House hospice assemble their memories in a variety of media.

Reflections are often what help us to keep the memory of loved ones alive in our mind’s eye once they have passed away. Now, the Reflections Program offered at Ty Watson House through the Alberni Valley Hospice Society is another more tangible way. The Reflections Program is a simple and unobtrusive method of recording a person’s life story. Depending on the target audience for the story (family member, partner, friend), the client chooses a format for capturing the story: a coilbound booklet, a scrapbook, an audio taped CD, a video recording, or a picture album. Recorded stories from the Reflections Program are made as keepsakes for loved ones left behind when a client passes. The Reflections Program is completely volunteer-driven. Retired schoolteacher Sharon Hillman is the Program’s foremost volunteer storyteller and, as such, has earned the title of The Story Lady. “It’s heart work,” Hillman says of making the Reflections keepsakes for her clients. “What could be more rewarding than listening and recording first-hand histories that are told with care and love?” Hillman recently finished a book for her first client, Rose Mooney, 93, a resident at Ty Watson House. The book took Hillman and Mooney three months to complete, from the time of their first interview together through to the 17th and final one. Mooney’s family was sometimes present for the interviews, as well, offering perspectives of events discussed and remembered, or to iron out details and dates. Hillman says that she is grateful for Mooney’s gift of storytelling, married with her abundant generosity. Hillman believes that Mooney’s book is now the program’s bar against which all future Reflections will be measured.

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Process is discreet, respectful of client each with ‘Rose felt that different; Hillman a unique reason for the process... a client wishing to believes that the tremendous a legacy for showed her leave amount of trust loved ones. how full her built between “People write volunteer and to discover what life really is.’ they’re client, as well as thinking,” – Sharon Hillman Hillman says. family support offered, are the “These people keys to a successful outcome. discover those thoughts The entire process is discreet through talking in retrospect. and respectful. Reflections books show, in “Rose felt that the process plain text, what one’s life is and [of telling and writing her what it means.” Reflections book] showed Reflections keepsakes are her how full her life really a free service offered by is,” Hillman says. “Through the Alberni Valley Hospice this, Rose saw her story as life Society. For more information affirming – like a validation of about the Reflections Program, a life lived.” please contact Ty Watson Hillman says every case is House at: 250-723-4478.

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Buying Local Alberni Valley is host to myriad small businesses JENNY HADDOCK SPECIAL TO THE NEWS

I was well into my 20s when I first really started to look around at where products are made and by whom. I was living on Gabriola Island at the time. This small island community is pretty unique in that many of the people on the island do shop locally (although many people make the trek to Nanaimo for their supplies). Perhaps it is the fact that they are “stuck” there on the island, since access to more North American style “big store” shopping is a ferry ride away, and hence somewhat inconvenient. The economy on the island thus tends to be supportive of local crafters, artists, and island made foods and skin care products as sold at farmgate, markets, and increasingly in retail outlets (now including the local grocery store). The trend of “locally made” is growing in people’s awareness, not just in smaller, more isolated communities like Gabriola Island, but also in many communities in B.C. and further afield in Canada. Port Alberni has a wonderful, vibrant community of home businesses, dedicated to growing and/or sourcing quality ingredients for their products. Our farmers’ market is wellattended each Saturday morning and boasts a wide variety of produce, fine preserves and homegrown organic meat products, at Harbour Quay.

Port Alberni boasts many talented artists as well, some of whom show their works at the Sunday morning craft market at Harbour Quay, and in galleries and local craft shows. One of the reasons why I decided to open a locally-based retail store for foods and art gifts, was to help support this growing trend and to provide a regular venue for people to be able to find B.C.made fine foods and art. It just makes sense to support locally made products, for many reasons. One obvious reason is that you can easily verify the quality of the product by talking to the producers and asking them questions. Buying local not only supports the economy in Port Alberni, but it also helps to reduce your carbon footprint, as less fuel has been used in transport of the final product from Point A to Point B. Many communities are addressing food security issues by encouraging local food production, and we can do our part by supporting these local producers. For these reasons, buying local makes sense. Jenny Haddock owns Jenny’s Fine Foods, Gifts & Eclectica.


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WHEEL FUN starts with smarts AARON FRANKS

Controls

Make sure your throttle cables and clutch work properly.

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ave you ever noticed how many motorcycles there are in the Alberni Valley? You will see hundreds, if not more on the road during the summer months and even a few diehard bikers in the winter. One of the greatest things about living in Port Alberni is that there are so many people that own or ride a motorcycle. Not only are we a biker-friendly town but we have one of the city’s biggest events of the year every third weekend in September: the annual Port Alberni Toy Run. Port Alberni is also known for its back country and mountain ranges for ATV riding. There are guided tours available for those who aren’t familiar with the Valley’s vast trails and old logging roads. You can jump on a dirt bike or an ATV and go anywhere you like and spend a day sightseeing from mountaintops or the old Ranger’s Look-Out. Just like owning any other vehicle, a motorcycle can break down. There are a few important things with owning a motorcycle that riders should pay more attention to than most any other vehicle. Especially on street bikes. A pre-ride check is crucial before heading out on your bike. Tire pressure

Make sure your tires are correctly inflated. Serious problems have been known to arise from under or over-

Brakes

Make sure they work before you ride your bike. You want to stop safely. Battery

It’s good practice to replace your battery every two years. Most times they go dead in winter when not being used. DOT approved helmet

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No matter how old your rider is, he or she should be appropriately kitted out with safety gear.

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inflated tires. Check for tread wear, sidewall cracks or abnormalities. Also if you own a bike that has spoked wheels, check and make sure no spokes are broken, missing or loose.

If you’re taking a trip, proper fitting saddle bags securely tied/strapped on your motorcycle, with all the necessary raingear, (you never know) extra clothing to keep warm and dry.

Make sure all your lights work so drivers in vehicles can see you.

Proper clothing is a must. It beats getting road rash. Gloves, riding boots, jacket, etc. In my opinion, this is the most important aspect of riding a motorcycle. I’ve seen a lot of careless riders wearing nothing but a muscle shirt and sandals. None of us want to be injured riding a motorcycle.

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Make sure that your chain belt has the proper slack. Shaft drive motorcycles never have to worry about that. Engine Oil

Make sure your oil level is correct with the proper weight of oil. Some bikes have a dipstick, some a window. You don’t want your engine blowing up because you forgot to check your oil.

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