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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.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

I’ve had to give up my quest for the perfect swimsuit

Jun 29, 2012 - 10 comments

This writer has considered all options and believes that the best solution is to only frequent nude beaches - click headline or photo for the reasons

Dating over 50: ‘Are you shallow? Why do you need a picture?’ he said

May 25, 2012 - 10 comments

My friend Susan, with a lot of encouragement from me, recently jumped back into the internet dating cesspool, er, scene... - Click photo or headline

Woman to Woman: Revealing past misdeeds with new dates

Mar 14, 2012 - 135 comments

...the indiscretions you may have involved yourself in may now be causing you a bit of conflict. Just how much do you reveal to a new relationship? - click headline for some advice

Note to prospective dates: ‘separated’ means free all week

Feb 22, 2012 - 3 comments

“Not a good match” may mean various things - click headline or photo for a few meanings...

Maybe some male companionship on occasion might be useful after all

Jan 14, 2012 - 5 comments

Research has shown over and over that senior men can’t hide in their homes for an indefinite period of time. After awhile, they must show themselves, if only to open the door for the pizza-delivery person

Unsolicited advice a big no-no

Dec 17, 2011 - 7 comments

A survey conducted jointly by, the largest site for baby-boomer women, and, an online magazine for women, asked 1,868 mothers-in-law and 2,000 daughters-in-law what they thought of each other - click

Woman to Woman: For midlife crisis, just adopt a midlife vision


The term “midlife crisis” was invented in 1965 by Elliott Jaques to describe a “period of dramatic self-doubt that is felt by some individuals in the middle years or middle age of life, as a result of sensing the passing of their own youth and the imminence of their old age.”

Thursday Spotlight: Giving up facial piercing, excess cleavage

Oct 20, 2011 - 6 comments

What Not to Wear: Miniskirts. Low-rise pants. T shirts that say “Sexy Grandma.” (Apparently “Sexy Grandpa” is OK.) Super-tight skinny jeans. Purses with dogs on or in them. Chains, even if for more

Thurs. Spotlight: Trip overseas a second chance at motherhood

Sep 22, 2011 - 4 comments

For the last few weeks, I’ve been living with my daughter, son-in-law and my two grandsons in their flat in London. Publicly, I’m here to be Grandma. Privately, I’m here to redeem myself as Mommy...

I wish I could travel like Jolie


Jolie's Louis Vuitton bag: My best guess was that it was filled with three of her six children (there being an airline regulation about how many children can be packed into a carry on), an application to adopt several more, lip gloss, and...