Rescued by Pets

Rescued by Pets

Tyler Pantalone says his pets quite possibly saved his life. Now his 5 dogs, 11 cats, 5 snakes, 2 rats and innumerable fish are part of the family. And his girlfriend and her two girls are happy with it all.

Lowell Morris pet portrait artist

Lowell Morris pet portrait artist

Creating portraits of people and fancy houses was one of the ways Lowell Morris supported himself as he attended art school in the 80s. Now, most of his portrait subjects have fur. The idea to offer pet portraits emerged when Morris took a self-employment program...

Finding the right fit: Yoga and other stuff

Sometimes you don’t realize you need something until it enters your life. That’s kind of how it is with me and yoga. I am enjoying it but it is taking some getting used to. I am a busy person in every sense of the word. My mind goes at a million miles a...

Finding the right fit: 6:15 with Mike

They say variety is the spice of life and this is especially true when it comes to fitness. It is easy to get bored so I am determined to mix it up this year. Mike Clancey is a new fitness trainer at the Powell River Rec Complex. He teaches a 6:15 class three times a...

Finding the right fit: Feb. 2

I didn’t think that yoga could be all that difficult. In all the pictures, serene looking people wearing spandex display a variety of poses, without breaking a bead. It certainly couldn’t be as hard as running or the gym could it? On February 2, I attended...

Finding the right fit: Wrapping up January

End of Run Tough signals start of yoga Today was my last Run Tough winter running class. I felt kind of sad as we headed out for our 6 am run. It wasn’t cold and the mornings are much lighter now than they were when we started at the beginning of the month....