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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

Wonderful windows

Mar 02, 2013 - 5 comments

Choosing new windows not as easy as it seems, with due consideration needed to directional exposure and many other factors.

Way down south: Cost of living research hypes Costa Rica life

Housing, Travel, Snowbirds Slideshow
Feb 24, 2013 - 11 comments

The report flagged the Grecia region in Costa Rica as a key location for low-cost, high-value real estate abroad - click headline or photo

Sexy laptop thrills, door chime worthy of Spock, GoSmart Stylus

Feb 21, 2013 - 6 comments

Dell XPS 12 Convertible Touch Ultrabook / GoSmart Stylus / Star Trek Door Chime - click headline or photo

Condo sale sets Florida record

Feb 19, 2013 - 6 comments

Penthouse residences atop Miami Beach's famed Setai Resort for US$27 - click headline or photo

Make your move in 2013

Feb 12, 2013 - 16 comments

Sights are set on Kingston, Wasaga Beach and the Lake Simcoe waterfront in Barrie where Harmony Village emerged as the top choice in an urban-planning competition - click headline or photo

Empty nests and retirement among reasons for a move

Housing Photo
Feb 05, 2013 - 6 comments

More than two thirds (69 per cent) of Canadians believe that a home says a lot about a person and must reflect their personal style and image. Women were more likely to hold this true than men - click headline or photo

Third generation: People places

Jan 29, 2013 - 5 comments

For some, adult lifestyle communities may be a new concept but others, such as quarter-century residents like Jo Dabrowski of Ontario’s Sandycove Acres, observe that the lifestyle is attracting a THIRD generation today - click headline or photo

Increasing US demand: Positive signs for 55-plus housing market

Jan 24, 2013 - 7 comments

"We are seeing improvement in certain parts of the country where people are moving off the fence and either purchasing a home or renting an apartment that is designed to more specifically suit their lifestyle." - click headline or photo

ALC Evolution: Planning has become uniquely Canadian

Jan 15, 2013 - 9 comments

Once an imported Florida concept, adult lifestyle communities have become uniquely Canadian with amenities customized to take advantage of local features incorporated into their planning - click headline or photo

Who cares? Canada Cares


Former caregiver for her mother, a publishing executive has launched Canada Cares, a network intended to inject positivity into the experience - click headline or photo