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Summer's warm glow

There is something special about gathering with close friends around an outdoor table on a warm summer evening

Hedges help keep the peace

Summer sunshine welcomes me into the garden to find sanctuary
A taste of Indian Summer

A taste of Indian Summer

OVER yonder, in the middle of the country, Prime Minister Stephen Harper named 2011 the official "Year of India in Canada.

Toolkit aims to prevent elder abuse

A new toolkit developed by Vancouver Coastal Health is aimed at breaking the cycle of elder abuse in First Nations communities across Canada.

Columnist takes a playful approach

Annual seniors quiz proves popular with readers

Daily commute a dream

IT was 6: 30 a.m. when I slipped on my shorts and jersey, and grabbed my pack as the garage door eased open. The golden light of the morning sun was revealed and I hopped onto my bike and headed off into the quiet streets of Lynn Valley.

Get to know your cat

- The Secret Life of Your Cat, by Vicky Halls. Published by Firefly Books, $19.95. THEY have been worshiped by ancient cultures and many of them still act like they are on a pedestal. Cats are welcomed into millions of homes around the world.

Rickshaw challenge

SPENDING two weeks in India soaking up the culture, tasting delicious authentic dishes and taking in the country's beautiful landscape sounds like an amazing holiday, unless of course you spent those two weeks within a three-wheel motorized rickshaw

What's going on for seniors

NOTICES Seniors Acting Up: A cabaret group that performs for seniors twice a month, rehearses Thursdays, 10 a.m.-noon at Silver Harbour Centre, 144 East 22nd St., North Vancouver.

UBC to study NV rec program for newcomers

THE University of British Columbia has been awarded a research grant to study the North Vancouver Recreation Commission's Health and Wellness Project for Newcomers initiative.