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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.


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

Ottawa hosts big bash

Jun 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Canada Day is always a big deal in the nation's capital city as 300,000 locals and visitors converge on Parliament Hill and environs, sporting Canadian flags on t-shirts, boxer shorts, bikinis, sunglasses and even temporary tattoos. They enjoy live shows, street...

Fill 'er up!

Jun 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It wasn't until I turned 50 that I discovered naso-labial folds. You know what they are; they're those tell-tale grooves that form between the edge of the nose and lips, the ones that get deeper with time until it looks like...

It's in the bag

Lifestyle, Golf Slideshow
Jun 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Part 1 of a Series on Golf Clubs and Accessories. This Month: Woods * * * Graphite shafts. Titanium heads. Balls made with nanotechnology. Today's golf world is a much more complex game than the one played by our ancestors. Manufacturers...

All mad for plaid

Jun 01, 2007 - 4 comments

From the banks of Loch Lomond and the Mull of Kintyre to Canadian communities like Perth, Aberfoyle, Melrose, Banff and Fergus, which hosts the largest Highland Games outside of Scotland, this country has a rich Scottish heritage. It's one that will...

Swinging '60s exhibition hits Ottawa

May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Back when mods fought rockers and you were either a Stones or a Beatles fan, celebrity photographer Philip Townsend was the man on the spot at photo shoots with the swingingest people of the era. Townsend was born in London in...

Everything you wanted to know about Oprah

May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Can't get enough Oprah? Do a monthly magazine and an hour on daily television merely whet your appetite for more of this 53-year-old media queen? Soon you will be able to follow Winfrey's search for her roots, when PBS Home Video...

Best of the East

Lifestyle, Golf Slideshow
May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

Ask a dozen Canadian golfers to choose the country's best golf destination and chances are high there will be mixed opinions. With a coast to coast abundance of great places to play including Vancouver Island, Whistler, Banff, Jasper, Ontario's Muskoka region...

Da Vinci Code wannabes

May 01, 2007 - 5 comments

The Secret Supper by Javier Sierra and translated by Alberto Manguel. New York: Atria Books, 2004 Father Agostino Leyre, inquisitor for the Catholic Church, has been sent to the Santa Maria delle Grazie monastery in Milan to investigate Leonardo Da Vinci's...

Grannies invade Hot Docs festival

May 01, 2007 - 5 comments

It was a hot time in the city on the Saturday evening of Toronto's 14th annual Hot Docs international documentary film festival (Apr. 19-29) as enthusiastic crowds showed up for the screening of a double bill that explored the divergent topics...

A meal fit for a king or queen

Lifestyle, Food Photo
May 01, 2007 - 5 comments

A spice-rubbed chicken, balanced on a can of beer, what could be a better conversation piece? CHICKEN ON A THRONE 4 - 5 lb. roasting chicken or large fryer 2 tbsp kosher salt 2 tbsp paprika 2 tbsp pepper 2 tbsp...