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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.

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.

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

CRUISE BLOG: Cruising never sounded so good

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Travel, Cruising Slideshow
Jan 06, 2015 - 0 comments

With this post, FYI introduces Diane Tierney as our chief cruising correspondent.

CSA revises strategy on proposed Retiree Visa

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Dec 29, 2014 - 0 comments

The proposed visa would permit Canadian snowbirds to spend up to eight months per year in their southern U.S. homes, up from the current six months - click headline

Border Strategies

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Dec 28, 2014 - 0 comments

Ignore the ‘free’ advice from friends, relatives and golf buddies when exploring cross-border legalities - click headline

Volunteer for a Change

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News&Views, Travel, World Slideshow
Dec 22, 2014 - 0 comments

Mature Canadians with a sense of adventure and their hearts in the right place are able to select from among numerous charitable organizations offering volunteering opportunities overseas - click headline

Florida lifestyle: Foodie Heaven

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Dec 21, 2014 - 0 comments

There are many reasons to visit Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – the beaches, the shopping, and for most Canadians, weary of the winter weather, the sunshine. But for me, the most compelling reason is the food - click headline

Texas Travel: Boastin’ about Austin

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Travel, North America Slideshow
Dec 15, 2014 - 0 comments

The capital city of Texas lives by the slogan ‘Keep Austin Weird,’ offering a lively music scene, glimpses into a historic past and delicious barbecue - click headline

Life on wheels: RV life is great for the Reads and their Sherman Tank

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Dec 02, 2014 - 7 comments

“We came up with a plan at the end of July, 2007 and by Oct. 15 we had sold the house, quit our jobs and hit the road. It started loosely as a two-year plan"

River of Life: Sailing Bangkok's Chao Phraya River to the Temple of The Dawn

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Travel, World Photo
Nov 22, 2014 - 0 comments

"Is this not better than suffering in the pollution and traffic-clogged streets of Bangkok?" - click headline

All things for all snowbirds

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Nov 15, 2014 - 1 comments

“It’s a real interesting phenomenon,” he says. “When I came on the board (of directors of the Canadian Snowbird Association) in 2006, we really had to sell memberships, get out there and push to sell memberships. Now, people are lining up to buy them.”

Snowbirds in the know: Elderhostel now called Roads Scholar

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Oct 31, 2014 - 0 comments

The setting may be academic but courses aren’t anything like the dull drills you remember from college days. There are no grades, no pop quizzes. Classes are interesting, relevant, hip and often have an element of fun - click headline