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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

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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,...

Meet your match

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

My dance partner's feet seem to be moving to the rhythm of a different drummer; he's certainly ignoring the beat of the music I'm hearing. My own feet are desperately trying to sort it all out. After an eternity, the music...

Talking to the hard of hearing

May 01, 2003 - 4 comments

A hidden cost of loss of hearing is a sense of isolation. If a friend or relative is hard of hearing, there are a number of things one can do to make communication easier. Not only is there a practical side...

The world of hearing loss

May 01, 2001 - 4 comments

The world of hearing loss can be a dismal place. Confusing, frustrating, embarrassing – and frightening. Bottom line: "It's a pain in the butt," says Catherine O'Connor, a hearing-care specialist with the Canadian Hearing Society (CHS) and herself hard of hearing....