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Women on the move: Becky

Women on the Moveis a one-a-month series on this blog about women of retirement age who refuse to retire from life. Women who seek and embrace change. Women who stand at the bend in the road and, with a sense of adventure, impulsiveness, curiosity and courage, keep walking.

Moments

Only you will ever know the moments that make it all worthwhile.

Listen to the quiet

The first warning came from my grandmother. I was 27, running through life. Not like there was no tomorrow but like I had to get to tomorrow before anyone else did. My grandmother gave me a book, “Slow Me Down, Lord”. I did not listen to the warning.

Could she dance

She was a 70-something, 5-foot something, silver-haired beauty with eyes that could carry on a conversation and a smile that could make a beggar give up his last dime.

Advertorial: 300 More Reasons to Head South For the Winter

As temperatures begin to drop up North, Southern Vacation Rentals is gearing up for the winter by adding nearly 300 vacation rentals to their options for guests to stay along the beaches of Northwest Florida and Coastal Alabama.

Advertorial - Snowbird season is almost here

Get ready for a sweet Southern experience because snowbird season is almost here!

Advertorial - Choose a sweet southern winter vacation in Northwest Florida

Dreaming of spending your winter in a warmer climate? Southern Vacation Rentals wants to help you find the perfect home, cottage or condo rental in Northwest Florida for your extended stay this winter.

Hamilton: Not a lunchpail town

A trip to the Hamilton area will soon convince you that there is much more there than steel-mills, bowling alleys and football.

The world’s greatest detective

Robert Fabian, who had risen through the ranks of the London Metropolitan Police Force to become detective superintendent of Scotland Yard, was popularly known as the world’s greatest detective.

Memories of London’s underground

All the hubbub surrounding Toronto’s expansion of its smallish subway service got me to thinking about the massive London Underground System with its almost 300 stations on 11 different lines.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Travels with Jane Christmas

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Oct 16, 2007 - 4 comments

The question arises: what would compel someone to celebrate a 50th birthday by slogging over an ancient 800-kilometre pilgrimage route in northern Spain? The answer may be discovered in a new book by Jane Christmas, What the Psychic Told the Pilgrim:...

All aboard the Toy Train

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Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

India changes people, I was once told by a friend from that country. Even though I have been to the subcontinent several times, there's one word that describes what I learned on a recent trip: patience. Train travel has always excited...

The Istanbul pact

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Jun 01, 2007 - 5 comments

Istanbul Turkey, the city that straddles two continents, Asia and Europe, is unique. From various vistas you can view the Bosporus and the Golden Horn all in one glance as well as the domed tops of the mosques that rise on...

2-wheel touring

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Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It started innocently enough. My older brother in Calgary was the first to be hooked. Pretty soon he got me hooked; a year later my younger brother in Denmark as well. Two years ago, two of my elder brothers in Denmark...

Swiss charm

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Apr 01, 2007 - 8 comments

If you haven't visited Zurich recently, you might not recognize it. Sure, the gray-suited bankers still rush off the trains to their mammoth bank offices each morning and back at night. But there's a new sense of energy radiating through this...

Paradise discovered

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Mar 01, 2007 - 4 comments

After an eight-hour ferry ride from Piraeus, the port of Athens, we reached the mini port of Katapola on the magical island of Amorgos. This is an island practically untouched by time. There are no boutiques, no discos to speak of...