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.
Oakville resident Dorothy Towey isn’t letting her breast cancer diagnosis stop her from trying to put a cap on the deadly disease. The 55-year-old woman has been knitting flower hats, selling them and donating all the proceeds to the Canadian Cancer Society.
In New Zealand a young girl recently went to court to legally change the name she was given at birth and has hated since she was able to talk. In her judicial endeavour, nine-year-old Talula Does The Hula From Hawaii was successful - click headline
Charlie Tilt and Margaret Schnurr will add the ribbons to piles that have been brought home from the Royal Winter Fair each year, for the last 92 years.
“I'm so glad I bit the bullet (pulled on my spanx) and had the pictures done. It was a beautiful experience. Women honouring women. I was nervous. Centre stage is not my thing, but I felt beautiful and I can't wait to do it again!”
Walton won the Stanley Cup with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1967. He was the club’s leading scorer in 1967-68 with 59 points (30 goals, 29 assists, his first full season with the Leafs. Later, he fit well with the Boston Bruins’ prolific scorers led by Phil Esposito and Bobby Orr. He won a second Stanley Cup with the defending cup champion Bruins in 1972