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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

Diamonds are forever

Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
Sep 01, 2004 - 4 comments

Every summer, thousands of older Canadians gather with mates  for regular games of slo-pitch — knocking around the old horsehide and reaping the tremendous benefits of maintaining an active lifestyle. For a hardy group of  senior Canadians, summertime means titanium and...

Fitness with fellowship

Lifestyle, Fitness Slideshow
May 03, 2004 - 4 comments

It’s a rite of spring among active seniors across Canada: regional competitions that will lead, in some cases, to provincial championships and even the Canada Senior Games. But rest assured, there will be healthy doses of fun and fellowship served up...

Fit For Retirement

Feb 01, 2004 - 4 comments

Health experts recommend active living as a primary prerequisite for wellness in later years. Advances in medical technology have made it possible for people to live a third of their lives after retirement. In Roman times life expectancy was a mere...

A clear cut decision

Aug 01, 2003 - 4 comments

Going ahead with cosmetic plastic surgery was more than a little scary and the experience had its down side but the outcome more than outweighed the few hitches. I am in the doctor’s office and somewhat apprehensive. My face is covered...

Putting yips: an old-age problem

Jul 02, 2003 - 6 comments

A phenomenon in golf known as the "yips" – an acquired problem of sudden tremours, jerking or freezing while putting, often linked with older age – may have both physical and psychological causes, according to a summary of Mayo Clinic research...

Tired of looking tired

Jul 01, 2003 - 5 comments

When a plethora of creams, lotions and other self treatments failed to work on baggy skin and dark circles, surgery seemed the only option. The face that looked out at me from the mirror was not wrinkled. The skin was still...

Fighting time

Mar 01, 2003 - 4 comments

A host of cosmetic procedures, both surgical and non-invasive, combined with new knowledge of holistic medicine and an understanding of the biology of the aging process is making it possible to look and feel younger. Whoever said getting older had to...

Dealing with the day after

Dec 01, 2001 - 4 comments

Dry mouth, headache, nausea, feeling like a transport truck recently ran over your body – it's the day-after syndrome. Despite the best resolutions to be responsible, limit alcohol consumption, not give in to temptations, there are going to be mornings after,...