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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

Thursday Spotlight – Language: Peeved by vocabulary showoffs

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Jul 21, 2011 - 7 comments

In this age of Facebook, Twitter and texting, words are both spelled and used in very strange ways. Even in everyday speech, words are used carelessly.

Wed. Spotlight: Tremendous global growth for smartphones

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Jul 20, 2011 - 6 comments

Smartphones differ from simple mobile phones in that smartphones have computer-style operating systems...Nokia holding onto its market leadership, with Apple and Samsung growing continuously. (International Data Corporation)

Wednesday Spotlight - To Tell the Truth: The Streisand Effect

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Jul 13, 2011 - 4 comments

Streisand launched a lawsuit trying to get this image of her home removed from the internet. The website was showing images that demonstrated the effects of coastal erosion as part of a government project. She lost, and as a result of her legal issue, nearly half a million people went to the website to see what all the fuss was about

Today in Pictures – New Tech: Bluetooth gifts for bluebloods

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Jul 12, 2011 - 4 comments

Bluetooth gifts from $195.00 to $186,000. That's not a typo.

Tech Know-How: Twitter on your mobile

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Jun 26, 2011 - 4 comments

Andy Walker presents: Getting Twitter set up on your mobile phone. FYI Gadgets columnist Andy Walker is a technology journalist, speaker and entrepreneur and the proprietor of butterscotch.com.

Sunday Spotlight: TV Heaven

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Jun 19, 2011 - 4 comments

Better HD with LED backlighting technology, 3D viewing, Slingboxes and internet TV controlled by smartphones – all now available in Canadian home-entertainment showrooms – will have Dads drooling as Father’s Day approaches. By Christopher Guly. This Father’s Day will represent a milestone in TV purchases – a last hurrah of sorts – predict Canadian video analysts.

Dream a dream: planning an Eco-Village

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Convinced that our society is facing energy and waste challenges, Mike Nickerson, environmental educator and author, is dedicated to creating an Eco-Village at his country home in the Ottawa Valley. Situated on 160 acres of woodland near Lanark, this location is...

Blackberry bridge seminar

May 03, 2011 - 4 comments

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‘Hysteria’ over nuclear plant bugged Quirks host

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May 02, 2011 - 5 comments

The CBC’s national science commentator Bob McDonald has earned his paycheque in the two months since an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis dealt a powerful series of blows to northern Japan. Immediately after the March 11 earthquake off the coast of...

New Media: Was it ‘the Twitter election’? Politicians missed the boat

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Apr 27, 2011 - 14 comments

(Data compiled and article published mid April) As I write, the 2011 Federal Election voting day is two weeks away. Harper looks like the winner according to polls but we can’t but sure. One thing I can be sure of, though,...