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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

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Sarasota is home base for Florida medical retreat

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

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

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

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

RV Checklist: Thoroughness a virtue when buying home on wheels

Dec 30, 2013 - 9 comments

Sit on the toilet – is there enough room for your legs? click headline

Orillia builds community through street art

Dec 28, 2013 - 5 comments

While it is billed as an outdoor street art project, it is obviously much more than that. Certainly, the project must enhance the artistic community in the Orillia area. But it also clearly brings a community together. It is a community building experience - click headline

Swimming with manatees at Crystal River on Florida’s Nature Coast

Travel, North America Slideshow
Dec 22, 2013 - 18 comments

...a 2,000-pound male – has come out to play - click headline or photo

Snowbirds: Cruise ship, hotel and beach improvements, banking tip

Dec 17, 2013 - 4 comments

$155-million makeover for the Carnival Destiny / Notify bank when you're on the road / Upgrades for Scottsdale Marriott / Re-nourished beaches of Sanibel - click headline

Yes, Virginia

Travel, North America Slideshow
Dec 16, 2013 - 7 comments

“They call Franklin the wettest county in the world on account of almost everybody makin’ the stuff… At night, in them hills, you can see them fires from the stills burnin’ like lights on a damn Christmas tree.” click headline

Southbound: South meets West in Arkansas

Travel, North America Slideshow
Nov 28, 2013 - 92 comments

Fort Smith on the southern rim of the Ozark Mountains is the gateway to a tour of old Arkansas - click headline