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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

Wednesday Spotlight - Gene Simmons: KISSes for Shannon

Aug 10, 2011 - 4 comments

...Simmons says: “So many marriages wind up in divorce. Despite all the early promises. I feel that after they have said their vows, they should be forced to stay together...

Sunday Spotlight: War brides reunite, celebrate Aug. 12-14


It was a modest beginning to a life-long love, but it sure beat the wedding night...

Sunday Spotlight: There’s more beyond Facebook and Twitter


Several years ago I received an email from a young co-worker suggesting that I sign up for Facebook. I logged on somewhat begrudgingly, just to try it out, of course, and quickly became I tell people “I Twitter and Facebook for a living”...

Sunday Spotlight: Do older men really want younger women?


Older men love the idea of younger women. This is the same as me loving the idea of a string bikini...

No more braless at the front door

May 24, 2011 - 4 comments

Now Husband Dan will tell you (as will the mailman, random neighbours, Girl Scout cookie vendors and UPS delivery people) that I am wont to change into my sleeping attire at any hour of the day, as long as I know...

Myths about 50-plus women no longer apply

Apr 14, 2011 - 4 comments

  My two partners and I decided some years ago to change the conversation about aging and dispel myths about women over 50. These myths may have had validity when none of us humans lived much past age 50 or 60....

Single boomer finds happiness living 'authentically'

Feb 25, 2011 - 4 comments

According to the census, almost 30 per cent of baby boomers are single. And while that may be a startling statistic for some, Patty Bialak is an example of why the emerging lifestyle works. After three failed marriages, she’s learned that...

Got a beef? Make a sandwich!

Feb 24, 2011 - 4 comments

  Psychotherapist Guy Winch offers advice in pursuing a meaningful complaint with a loved one so you can achieve the result you want and feel a positive impact on your life. From his book The Squeaky Wheel: 1. Choose only one...

Be my Valentine: Seven reasons to date women over 50

Feb 14, 2011 - 4 comments

Single women over 50 who want to date have discovered the terrible truth: Men over 50 don’t want to date them.  Single men over 50 are often looking for much younger women. And older men who are in less-than-perfect physical condition...

Much Musing on Motherhood

Feb 07, 2011 - 6 comments

Erica Ehm was one of Canada's most recognizable TV personalities in the mid eighties, when she found fame as Much Music's first female VJ in the early days of music videos. These days the 49-year-old, flush with success as an author,...