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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

CHARITIES: Hamilton chapter of 100 Women Who Care meets tonight

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Jan 28, 2015 - 0 comments

Megan Hoernke was so taken with the elegance of the 100 Women Who Care concept that she knew she would launch a local chapter. The group will meet tonight Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bay City Music Hall, 50 Leander Dr., Hamilton

FLASHBACK: El Mocambo saved by Dragons’ Den star Michael Wekerle

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Jan 20, 2015 - 0 comments

“I had numerous beers here back in my youth,” Wekerle said of the bar. “I saw some great Canadian acts ... I want to give the kids a chance to look up and say, ‘I’m going to play the El Mocambo.’ That’s what it’s all about” click headline

Jan. 19, 1935: 80 years of jockey shorts

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Jan 16, 2015 - 0 comments

The first Jockey briefs, which went on sale on Jan. 19, 1935 at the Marshall Field & Co. department store in Chicago.

Then and Now: 1968, Yorkville, Toronto, Vidal Sassoon opens first Canadian hair salon

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Jan 16, 2015 - 0 comments

“My dad is responsible for bringing Vidal to Toronto. He told him he would build a state-of-the-art salon, three storeys high with skylights in the heart of Yorkville. Vidal was blown away when he saw it and I remember the opening party was something to behold” click headline

New Found Stories: Great Big Sea’s Alan Doyle tours to support second solo album

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Alan Doyle will perform almost nightly in late January: Kitchener, Jan 21; Lindsay, Jan. 22; Ottawa, Jan. 23; Guelph, Jan. 24; North Bay, Jan. 25; St. Catharines, Jan. 28; Burlington, Jan. 29; Kingston, Jan. 30; Richmond Hill, Jan. 31; Brampton, Feb. 1; Hamilton, Feb. 3; London, Feb. 4; Toronto, Feb. 6 - click headline

FLASHBACK: January prime time Sundays, 1970

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Jan 11, 2015 - 0 comments

During January 1970 Sunday nights, what were your prime time favourites? click headline

Life the the Boomer Lane: New Bond ‘Girl’ not a girl by any definition

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Jan 09, 2015 - 0 comments

LBL hasn’t seen a Bond film since 1964, but she is standing and cheering over this one - click headline

Laughlines: Bedevilled by all the remotes

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Jan 08, 2015 - 0 comments

I lunge for the phone and I'm talking to Robbie except the phone is still ringing and I realize that I have one of the remotes to my ear - click headline

10 awesome movies to watch on Netflix in Canada

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Jan 07, 2015 - 0 comments

Often I see people asking for Netflix recommendations on social media once they have finished watching all available episodes of one show or another.

New Year’s: Snakedance, anyone?

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Dec 31, 2014 - 0 comments

New Year’s Eve, 1971: Ontario Place, Toronto, was the scene of one of the biggest New Year’s Eve parties in Ontario, reported the Toronto Star - click headline