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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.

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Alaska's Strait goods

Travel, Cruising Photo
May 01, 2007 - 4 comments

"Dum-dum, dum-dum." The staccato rhythm from the small drums, echoing off the timbered walls of the small theatre, is accompanied by spirited chants of the masked men and women. The chanting ceases and the half-dozen or so players, garbed in long...

2-wheel touring

Travel, World Slideshow
Apr 01, 2007 - 4 comments

It started innocently enough. My older brother in Calgary was the first to be hooked. Pretty soon he got me hooked; a year later my younger brother in Denmark as well. Two years ago, two of my elder brothers in Denmark...

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...

Swiss charm

Travel, World Photo
Apr 01, 2007 - 8 comments

If you haven't visited Zurich recently, you might not recognize it. Sure, the gray-suited bankers still rush off the trains to their mammoth bank offices each morning and back at night. But there's a new sense of energy radiating through this...

Caribbean barefoot

Travel, Cruising Slideshow
Mar 01, 2007 - 6 comments

Heading out to sea under sail, a vision that accompanied me growing up in Massachusetts, became a reality on the four-masted barquentine SV Legacy departing from Saint Thomas for a six-day tour of these U.S. and British Virgin Islands. The Legacy,...


Travel, North America Slideshow
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...

Paradise discovered

Travel, World Slideshow
Mar 01, 2007 - 4 comments

After an eight-hour ferry ride from Piraeus, the port of Athens, we reached the mini port of Katapola on the magical island of Amorgos. This is an island practically untouched by time. There are no boutiques, no discos to speak of...