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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

ALC Life: Nesting in Niagara

Sep 18, 2012 - 14 comments

Lots of photos! Today’s active-adult-lifestyle-community developers are catering to a diverse range of boomers looking to satisfy their passions in retirement - click headline or photo

Muskoka: Homes on the water

Aug 28, 2012 - 6 comments

This lucky writer and photographer pair have had an opportunity to visit the interiors of some of Ontario’s most extraordinary architectural gems – the boathouses that ring Muskoka’s three largest lakes - click headline or photo

Bobcaygeon: Limestone adds wow factor for Port 32 residents

Aug 27, 2012 - 9 comments

With a summer home and business in Fenelon Falls for 35 years – a village on the Trent-Severn Waterway in the heart of the Kawarthas – Frank and Daisy Kinzinger were in a good position to watch the development of Port 32 - click headline or photo

ALC Life: On the waterfront

Aug 26, 2012 - 514 comments

Life on the water is the retirement dream of many, and so numerous developers of Ontario adult lifestyle communities are supplying the product to meet those needs - click headline or photo

Summit Series anecdotes? War vets, landscaping, retiree visas…

Aug 19, 2012 - 12 comments

Landscaping trends / Olympic Games / Retiree Visa / Looking for UK war vets - click headline or photo

Niagara’s Lochness Links' new name, and a lot more news

Aug 13, 2012 - 42 comments

Niagara’s Lochness Links' new name / Reid’s wins green-energy award / Lora Bay residents purging for community sale / Devil’s on the green at Oak Bay

Three Energy Efficient Homes: The Edmonton Experiment


Three adjacent homes in Alberta’s capital have been equipped with different energy sources, with the goal of identifying the optimal net-zero efficiency system - click headline or photo

Gold course communities: Home on the range

Jul 21, 2012 - 5 comments

Boomers looking to spend their retirement days on the golf course can choose from among many in Ontario where the first tee is just a chip shot away from home - click headline or photo

Cottage sales booming - buyers seeking out lakeside bargains


While there are some shortages of entry-level properties, activity is “exceptionally healthy” and supply strong as the boomer market softens — with fewer buying and more selling to free up cash as their kids leave home - click headline or photo

Landscaping: Living outdoors

Jul 03, 2012 - 23 comments

Homeowners are turning their backyards into an extension of their indoor living spaces – ‘taking the indoors outdoors’ – by adding kitchens, comfortable seating, extensive lighting and art - click headline or photo for ideas