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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Missouri legends

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Oct 16, 2007 - 4 comments

Pretty Kansas City, once a trading post on a bend in the Missouri River, has evolved into a notable commercial centre while managing to keep its small-town appeal. In the 1920s, J. C. Nichols, who created Country Club Plaza on the...

Kentucky horsepower

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Sep 01, 2007 - 4 comments

September 2007 Many Canadians heading south to the Sunshine State will gun it all the way in one day, while some will stay a night or two on the road. I'm an advocate of the latter approach. I find Kentucky to...

Make tracks for Utah

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Sep 01, 2007 - 4 comments

September 2007 OGDEN, Utah -- The massive iron-wheeled monster hurtled toward us, smoke streaming from its stack and a clanging bell broadcasting an unmistakable message: "Stay clear, I'm coming through!" Later, during a quiet summer hike at the Snowbasin ski resort,...

Granville Island Revisited

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Aug 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It took about a hundred years, but Granville Island now might be called the pumped-up heart of Vancouver. "It's not what I expected," one tourist remarked. She'd pictured lawns, gardens, tranquility. Instead, she found a place packed to its edges with...

To be by the sea

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Jul 01, 2007 - 4 comments

There's something about the grand hotels that were built around the turn of the last century. Enter one and you are transported to a time of elegance, a time when money was spent freely to create more than a concrete shell...

Follow the Dinosaur Trail

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Jul 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The history of Montana is crammed with Lewis and Clark lore, reviews of Custer's Last Stand, Indian tribal legends, and savage sheep men-vs-cattlemen wars. The land most in view to visitors is that of cattle, cowboys, Crow, casinos, Cheyenne, and cottonwoods....

There and back

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Jun 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It's pouring rain on Day 34 of my cross-Canada trip and I've just met Nathalie and Philipe, fellow-passengers waiting for the 14-hour ferry to Newfoundland. Nathalie learns I'm car-camping on my 17-week adventure and, in a prime example of the kindness...

More Canucks visit Arizona

Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

The latest statistics indicate that Arizona continues to hold its place as a getaway hotspot for Canucks. A record 342,300 Canadians visited Arizona in the first six months of 2006, a 20-per-cent increase from the first half of 2005. Making the...

Hotlanta

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Mar 01, 2007 - 5 comments

Locals like to call this fast-paced cosmopolitan city that embraces both sleek skyscrapers and stately Southern homes "Hotlanta." Cars vie for space on busy Spaghetti Junction in this cultural capital of the South that offers theatre, ballet, and symphony. But a...