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BOB'S BLOG The Boston Marathon and Tom Longboat

On April 19, 1907, Longboat a member of the Onondaga Nation who grew up at Six Nations, southeast of Brantford, Ont., ran to victory at the Boston Marathon.

BOB’S BLOG: Allan Cup has a century of great hockey memories

Hockey fans looking forward to an alternative to the Stanley Cup playoffs should check out the upcoming Allan Cup tournament in Dundas from April 14-19.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: lads of Croyden and India attracted to shrapnel

Born in 1925 in Croydon, England, Ed Pearson volunteered to join the British Royal Air Force at the age of 16 and during World War II served in India and Burma.

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit a must for businesses engaged in mature market

Sheridan's Age Aware Summit features internationally recognized author and mature market expert Dick Stroud of the UK-based consultancy 20plus30.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: India was a shock to the senses for the troops

Upon our arrival in Bombay, the first shock to hit us was the sweltering, stifling heat and oppressive humidity quite unlike anything we’d known during Britain’s miserly summers.

BOB'S BLOG Followup on visit by Brown Booby

Researcher got the scoop on the poop

Blog / ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: At 17, I wasn't a well-travelled youth prior to the war

17 year old Ed Pearson begins his wartime adventures

Gene Valaitis of radio team Jesse and Gene laments radio bean counters

I cried watching Jay Leno signing off. I spent 23 years in broadcasting

BOB'S BLOG 1 day till Sochi. 5 to watch for Canada

Here are five athletes who may not end up owning the podium but have worked hard to get there.

Blog/ ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Ready for action after gunner training

FYI is proud to welcome back Ed Pearson as a contributing blogger.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Quebec discovery: the mysteries of Wendake

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Apr 20, 2014 - 0 comments

Immerse yourself in native traditions, lifestyle and foods at Wendake, just 15 minutes from Quebec City - click headline

Day tripping: Dispel myths about bed & breakfasts

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Mar 28, 2014 - 0 comments

Some travellers are uneasy about staying in one because of myths that continue to be bandied about. BedandBreakfast.com, a respected site that lists B&Bs worldwide, cites 10 such misconceptions - click headline

Casinos in the southwest: Bet on SoCal

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Mar 23, 2014 - 12 comments

You can't hear the tinkle-tinkle of the 20,000 slot machines cached in the nine casinos peppered throughout the surrounding back country, but you can't miss them - click headline

Snowbirds; News of Florida train a Huddle ’14 highlight

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Mar 06, 2014 - 2 comments

Called All Aboard Florida, the privately funded undertaking is scheduled for completion in late 2015 - click headline

RV’s are A-OK

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Feb 25, 2014 - 16 comments

For those contemplating an RV for your next snowbird flight, here’s a primer - click headline

Great Scottsdale

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Feb 23, 2014 - 1 comments

Arizona city has outgrown its cowboy reputation with luxury shopping and numerous cultural attractions - click headline

Sarasota is home base for Florida medical retreat

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Feb 20, 2014 - 4 comments

Sarasota is Home Base for Florida Medical Retreat / Shining a Light on Lighthouses - click headline

The Trip South: Hunter’s guidebook has the latest

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Jan 25, 2014 - 68 comments

New Ramps connect I-75 with Ambassador Bridge / Detroit's Floating Post Office / Fort D'etroit / Tennessee's Wooden Ark / Georgia wants a part of Tennessee - click headline

Southbound; Pets, plants, travel advice, check the house with Dropcam

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Jan 21, 2014 - 5 comments

Will Your Pet Be Part of the Trip? Did You Remember to Water the Plants? Golden Girl Offers Travel Advice, Watch Home Base with Dropcam - click for headline

Accommodations; Stay awhile

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Jan 18, 2014 - 43 comments

Extended-stay suites are great for business travellers and also are becoming an inviting option for longstay snowbirds as well