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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.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Advice from Ottawa's certified sex coach

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Ottawa’s Diane Merpaw, acclaimed as Networker of the Year, is also Canada’s first certified sex coach - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Women do want the Bad Boy

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When women encountered a responsive man, they were less attracted to that person - click headline

Ordinary Pin-ups: A journey in self-esteem

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“I'm so glad I bit the bullet (pulled on my spanx) and had the pictures done. It was a beautiful experience. Women honouring women. I was nervous. Centre stage is not my thing, but I felt beautiful and I can't wait to do it again!”

Snowbirds in the know: Elderhostel now called Roads Scholar

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The setting may be academic but courses aren’t anything like the dull drills you remember from college days. There are no grades, no pop quizzes. Classes are interesting, relevant, hip and often have an element of fun - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: From gardens to yoga and now it’s triathlon

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...the last time she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van - click headline

Toronto Festival of Authors welcomes Ann Eriksson

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FYI previews the 35th edition of the International Festival of Authors, running Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 in Toronto, with profiles of two participating writers. Visit ifoa.org for festival details

Survivors in solidarity

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Florianne never dreamed that she would develop a passion for racing a 12-metre boat and Joanna never thought she would be passionate about her weekly runs through Toronto’s High Park. But that was before breast cancer - click headline

Raw power – Australian marathoners thrive on vegan diet

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A bout with breast cancer – and the prognosis of perhaps six months to live – shook up the lives of Janette Murray-Wakelin and her husband Alan Murray 13 years ago, and their decision to change their lives completely eventually brought them an astounding result - click headline

CEO learns life lesson, raises funds on the bike

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LeClair has recovered from his own cancer scare, and attributes bike riding as a key to his healing - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Proof we are getting smarter. Or dumber

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Westerners have lost 14 IQ points since the Victorian era. Most post-menopausal women have, as yet, been unable to find theirs - click headline