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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.

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Artists go to town with IKEA

Aug 18, 2011 - 17 comments

Art meets functionality at IKEA exhibition

Monday Spotlight – Reno’s: Not all renovations are the same


The reasons for renos range from empty nesters renewing the ol' homestead to homeowners intent on increasing the resale value of their nest. If you're about to join the reno revolution, here are some tips to reno success...

Tuesday Spotlight - Cottage Spendour: Rosseau retreat

Picture_3’s an oasis of peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the 9 to 5 lifestyle. Time seems to move more slowly, the air is fresher and the night sky is filled with a million twinkling stars....


May 21, 2011 - 126 comments

The peripatetic life is not for everyone but for one stylish Toronto condo resident, fearlessly upsizing, downsizing, going urban, suburban and elsewhere when changing circumstances dictate can mean a lifetime of unique housing experiences *** This is not another story about...

Back to the garden


From a seedling growing on a windowsill to a continental challenge to corporate food producers – that’s the typical scale of expectations one experiences frequently in a conversation about gardens with John M. of Hamilton. The retired professional agronomist cannot be...

Beauty in the backyard


  Forget rickety folding aluminum chairs and drab patio stones – empty nesters today are transforming their exterior living spaces into party central, incorporating deluxe grills, hearths, rich stonework, expensive furniture and even full kitchens into the landscape *** According to...

Green Reno


  Karen Chesney of London, Ont, the brains behind Karen Chesney and Associates and the Chesney Energy and Technology Tracking Survey, has a tremendous CV that is deep with credentials for having created new standards for green building solutions. She has...