Later Life Ramblings: Spring and SAD

Shirley Lowe is an advocate for seniors and writes about relevant issues

Confessions of a waster

Sooke resident discusses ways to be more environmentally responsible

  • Apr 8th, 2015

Later life ramblings: embrace aging

Shirley Lowe explains how important it is for seniors to get out and be active.

  • Mar 25th, 2015
What was your best car?

    The Outdoors Guy: first days of Spring-steen

    Local columnist and outdoorsman Ron Larson talks about getting ready for Spring.

    • Mar 25th, 2015

    Sooke Garden Club: Growing with a garden calendar

    Monthly meeting of group involves information to share on gardening

    • Mar 18th, 2015

    Later Life Ramblings, March 18

    Shirley Lowe writes about issues important to Sooke seniors

    APPLE EVENT LIVE: The watch, a gold MacBook, HBO on iPhone

    Apple Watch unveiled: lots of features, functions, price tags. So... Do you want it?

    • Mar 9th, 2015

    UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 per cent of diet

    No way to sugarcoat this: WHO says sugar should be no more than 5-10 per cent of total calories

    • Mar 4th, 2015

    Most Popular Baby Names in Canada (VIDEO)

    There are lots of kids named Emma and lots of kids named Jackson, according to registered entries on

    The Great Llama Chase of 2015, Apparently (VIDEO)

    Humans are always trying to go viral. Turns out, llamas have the secret. Just be themselves. Escape, and be themselves...

    3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school: poll

    3 in 4 Canadian adults bullied in school; 46% say their kids were bullied: poll

    • Feb 25th, 2015

    Flower Count adds contest to annual event

    The 39th annual Victoria Flower Count takes place March 5-11.

    Garden Club: Gardening in the rocks and woods

    Guest speaker at monthly Sooke Garden Club meeting

    Canada’s maple leaf flag turns 50 this weekend (VIDEO/TIMELINE)

    Once a controversial new design, the maple leaf withstood a battle between Prime Minister John Diefenbaker and Lester B. Pearson

    Later Life Ramblings: Accessing services

    Shirley Lowe has been a long time advocate for seniors' issues

    Reducing stigma of mental health

    Getting the family support you need for youth with mental health issues

    The Outdoors Guy: Keeping a hook on what’s important

    Ron Larson reminds us that while it's okay to have fun and rejuvenate ourselves, we shouldn't lose track of those around us.

    • Feb 10th, 2015

    Bipolar disorder and Schizophrenia

    Dr. Smith presents the latest in a series of articles on mental health in youth

    • Feb 4th, 2015

    Youth new face of gambling addiction, data shows

    Younger people more at risk for problem gambling, target of new B.C. action

    • Feb 3rd, 2015

    When is it more than anxiety and depression?

    Dr. David Smith talks about mental health issues with the young

    • Jan 28th, 2015