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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

Granny aupair knows best

May 15, 2017 - 0 comments

With a philosophy emphasizing a cultural exchange, Granny Aupair offers matching services where women 50 plus and families can connect online to discuss the opportunity for the Granny Aupair to travel to the family’s country on a private trip.

Stepping into smaller spaces

May 15, 2017 - 0 comments

With greater freedom, flexibility and a desire to travel, the RV lifestyle offers a unique alternative to the traditional retirement plan.

Hatching a Program

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Feb 27, 2017 - 0 comments

As part of the Hatch-A-Chick program, equipment and eggs were loaned from a farm and set up in the dining room for the residents at Peninsula Retirement Residence in Surrey, B.C., to enjoy and care for.

Volunteering helps London couple discover the world

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Dec 01, 2014 - 0 comments

Henry, 70, and Whitlock, 67, have spent the past five years traveling the globe either on their own backpacking adventures or while volunteering in communities from South America to Southeast Asia.

Mattamy welcomes empty nesters to RiverTown, Florida

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Oct 30, 2014 - 0 comments

In April of this year, Mattamy announced the purchase of the RiverTown community in Jacksonville, Fla. for $43.6-million U.S. from St. Joe Company in what it termed “one of the most significant real estate transactions in north Florida in the last 10 years.” click headline

Florida housing: You never know

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Oct 23, 2014 - 0 comments

If you seek a good buy on a winter home and are a canny shopper, the good news is that many great deals are still available - click headline

O’ Canada – a great place to retire

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Jul 19, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s clear that Canada rocks retirement, and here’s some reasons why - click headline

Bucketlist: Wild Blue Yonder

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Jun 15, 2014 - 0 comments

We quickly reach altitude and with a clunk we are released and on our own, sailing through the sky - click headline

After coal: profile of activist Angela Bischoff

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The plants would still be running, spewing mercury, lead and arsenic into our air, causing deaths, asthma and climate destabilization...I know that I’m much more effective an activist in my 50s than I was in my 20s or 30s because my skills are so much broader. There is room for every mature person out there to get engaged in working for change - click headline

Laughlines: Facing your past at reunions

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Against my better judgment, I attended the Dain City Reunion to honour the longevity and vibrance of the little village on the Welland Canal where I spent the first 17 years of my life. I only went to spend time with my childhood buddy Malcolm Hilton who, showing much better judgment than me, did not show up - click headliine