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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

Open-data movement a positive public policy

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Apr 27, 2011 - 5 comments

After the ballots have been counted and the victory parties are over, most people are content to sit back and let the government get about its business. Then there are the people who are putting politics aside and taking matters into...

Do-gooders check in at DailyFeats.com

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Apr 19, 2011 - 4 comments

You check in at the airport. You check in at the hotel. If you work at a particularly old-school company, you might even check in every day at the punch-clock. But checking in at a coffee shop or a bookstore? It...

Wired, and ready to roll: high-tech automobiles

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Apr 18, 2011 - 4 comments

  Who would have thought the Pontiac Trans Am that stole the imaginations of car lovers everywhere in Knight Rider back in 1982 was a harbinger of things to come? Driven by a well-coiffed David Hasselhoff, the supercar named KITT was...

Wired, and ready to roll: Future is now for today’s sophisticated high-tech automobiles

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Apr 18, 2011 - 4 comments

  Who would have thought the Pontiac Trans Am that stole the imaginations of car lovers everywhere in Knight Rider back in 1982 was a harbinger of things to come? Driven by a well-coiffed David Hasselhoff, the supercar named KITT was...

New media follows Royals

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Apr 12, 2011 - 4 comments

  In anticipation of Prince William and Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding on April 29, the dating website 2 for Couples decided to get the party started by hosting an unofficial Royal Visit to Toronto and Vancouver, displaying a lifesized cutout photo...

Social media binds the world following Japanese tragedy

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Mar 27, 2011 - 16 comments

  Aside from food and shelter, one of our basic human needs is connection and communication. Social Media has changed the way people communicate. It’s this century’s “word of mouth.” Instead of talking to our neighbours across the backyard fence, we...

HP launches tablet as iPad2 rumours abound

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Mar 01, 2011 - 4 comments

As Apple iPad fans eagerly scan the ‘net for any news of the rumoured iPad 2, Hewlett-Packard has lifted the wraps on a new tablet and smart phones, reports Dan Gallagher for the Toronto Star. Hot on the heels of the...

Plan your outings with Plancast, Tungle and Tripit

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Feb 28, 2011 - 4 comments

  Busy people will sometimes say their schedule is not their own. And in fact, a number of online services springing up prove this to be true, as they turn our personal timetables into public information. Plancast, for example, which launched...

Visiting astronaut Chris Hadfield

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Feb 18, 2011 - 5 comments

  Not only has Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield experienced a sense of the world’s ultimate beauty in previous space missions, in his next adventure, he will go where no Canadian has gone before – into the commander’s chair of the International...

Home automation hobbyists watch everything under the roof

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Feb 15, 2011 - 4 comments

Homeowners can shop around to buy products and services that will control various functions of their home – or they can do it themselves, if so inclined. Chris Harris of Hamilton is part of a community of hobbyists that shares ideas...