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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

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

On a clear day: NY City travel

Travel, North America Slideshow
Jun 10, 2013 - 14 comments

So next time you visit the Big Apple, you might try seeing some of the sites the easy way – by boat. Click headline or photo

After the Gold Rush: Bustling heritage town Barkerville, BC

Travel, North America Slideshow
Jun 08, 2013 - 24 comments

Barkerville, BC was the bustling centre of the Cariboo Gold Rush in the 1860s and now has been preserved and rebuilt as one of the most colourful, entertaining heritage towns of its type anywhere - click headline or photo

Summer Fun and All That Jazz

Jun 01, 2013 - 16 comments

Huron Country Playhouse at Grand Bend presents The Sound of Music, June 4-22 / Drayton Festival Theatre Songs of Sinatra June 5-22 / Mariposa Folk Festival, Orillia’s Tudhope Park July 5-7 / Burlington’s Sound of Music Festival June 7 and 13-16 - click headline or photo for a lot of other great ideas

All aboard! Chicago Southland tracks through history

May 27, 2013 - 23 comments

The Southland boasts plentiful inner- and inter-city commuter rail and interstate connections to make travel throughout the metroplex quick and easy. There is something for everyone in the Southland, which stages some of the region's finest festivals, concerts, and sporting events in all four seasons - click headline or photo

Sioux Falls not just a pretty place

Travel, North America Slideshow
May 19, 2013 - 27 comments

Of 259 cities cited by USA Today, Sioux Falls topped the list for the highest employment for 65-year-olds and older. There's much more than meets the eye in Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s largest city - click headline or photo

Historical thrills, Wasaga-style

May 13, 2013 - 18 comments

Re-enactors at heritage festivals across the province do their best to recreate the authentic feel and drama of War of 1812 battles

Cross-province special events: War of 1812 commemorations, Battlefield Ontario

May 07, 2013 - 102 comments

Special events marking the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 this spring and summer - click headline or photo

Adult Lifestyles: Life’s grand in Muskoka

Apr 30, 2013 - 4 comments

Memories of summer vacations in cottage country are drawing retiring boomers back for full-time adult lifestyle community living

Supertrain masters Rockies train travel

Travel, North America Slideshow
Apr 29, 2013 - 15 comments

The Rocky Mountaineer excursion is not just a train trip – it is an experience of a lifetime - click headline or photo

Sail a smaller ship to Costa Rica to visit some amazing ports

Apr 25, 2013 - 16 comments

I noticed a monkey in the trees rubbing her arms with leaves and asked my trail guide what she was doing - click headline or photo