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BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Laughlines: No fowl play at the border

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Aug 20, 2014 - 0 comments

"Castillo," the judge ruled, "may have been unaware that the chicken was in his luggage" click headline

Hotel Palacio: birthplace of Bond

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Aug 19, 2014 - 0 comments

“The name is Popov. Dusan Popov.” click headline

TV’s Farm Kings call Pennsylvania home

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Aug 18, 2014 - 0 comments

She truly exemplified the saying, "Hard work never killed anyone'...Finally it was time to sit down to one of Lisa's meals along with 150 paying customers enjoying a delightful dinner consisting of a cool rhubarb drink, liver pate, roasted chicken with lemon, balsamic-grilled asparagus, garlic potatoes, and two cobblers – one made with peaches and another with blueberries

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

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Aug 05, 2014 - 0 comments

Aug. 15 to Sept. 30 employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area - click headline

Part-timers: Own a fraction of a vacation home and avoid costs and hassles

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Jul 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Clanfield never dreamed of a future with a cottage of her own. That changed - click headline

Home of the Sage Confucius's hometown houses his teachings

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People, Travel, World Slideshow
Jul 21, 2014 - 0 comments

Disillusioned and depressed near the end of his life, he returned to Qufu and continued to teach until he died poor and unrecognized at the age of 73. Although his students numbered around 3,000, only 72 became disciples who gathered his teachings into a book called the Analects and spread his word that led to his eventual recognition as the Sage of China - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Links Jewel: Dreams come true at Ballybunion on the Irish coast

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Jul 17, 2014 - 0 comments

They say you should never meet your idols - click headline

Birders aflutter on Ontario’s South Coast

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It has been said that golf is a good walk spoiled. But birding is “a good walk perfected” - click headline

Strangers in your home: Extra cash from temp tenants

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Jul 10, 2014 - 0 comments

It seemed silly to continue to leave this glorious space empty so she made up her mind to explore a money-making option: to lease the place out to make some extra money while being away from home - click headline