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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

Mike’s still got game: tributes to golfers Weir, Ames and Kane


"I remember where I was, getting butterflies, goosebumps all over my body.”" click headline

Finally, the Old Course: playing St. Andrew's

May 24, 2014 - 0 comments

It was like being at the end of a religious pilgrimage – but with more single malt Scotch, and odder clothing - click headline

HOUSING award-winners: Gold for Noho


When it comes to creating the best housing for people aged 50-plus, it’s not about the “house” – it’s about living life to its fullest. That may sound idealistic, but an impressive group of American homebuilders have found a way to make those concepts a reality - click headline

Blues greats come to Kitchener


...there are an incredible number of events in our communities through the summer months, many of them wonderful opportunities to immerse ourselves in live performances - click headline or photo

New Hamburg; the place to be

May 09, 2012 - 5 comments

"I’m not budging more than a 12-minute walk from my home in New Hamburg. Because New Hamburg is without a doubt the place to be in May" - click to find out why

Saturday Spotlight: Some true tests for age discount scams

Mar 10, 2012 - 5 comments

Lying about your age is almost a cradle-to-grave phenomena in this country - click headline or photo

Living Large: Rising young stars honour best blues traditions

Mar 05, 2012 - 14 comments

I will admit that it might seem unusual to open a column in FYI with a piece about a musical group that would appear, at first glance, to be a young rock band... / art exhibition at WalterFedy / Waterloo Region Museum TALKS and Storytelling Series - click headline or photo

Arts-Business dating, keeping the river rolling, Canadian Pie

Mar 01, 2012 - 5 comments

These are not “sympathy dates” / There is much to laugh about Waterloo Region's ancestral stories / Shameless plug for Canadian Pie and Mixed Messages - click headline or photo

Thurs. Spotlight - Enjoy tropical living in "Sweet Home Panama"

Feb 23, 2012 - 4 comments

Expats enjoy tropical living within easy commute of both the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans – except for the rain and the bugs

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Sat. Spotlight: A good Scotch-tasting party goes down nicely

Dec 24, 2011 - 6 comments

Setting aside the surprisingly ascendent Leafs, let’s look at some unique, arts- and-cultural-oriented gifts that you might lavish upon your loved ones, this headline or photo