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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

Third generation: People places

Jan 29, 2013 - 5 comments

For some, adult lifestyle communities may be a new concept but others, such as quarter-century residents like Jo Dabrowski of Ontario’s Sandycove Acres, observe that the lifestyle is attracting a THIRD generation today - click headline or photo

Increasing US demand: Positive signs for 55-plus housing market

Jan 24, 2013 - 7 comments

"We are seeing improvement in certain parts of the country where people are moving off the fence and either purchasing a home or renting an apartment that is designed to more specifically suit their lifestyle." - click headline or photo

ALC Evolution: Planning has become uniquely Canadian

Jan 15, 2013 - 9 comments

Once an imported Florida concept, adult lifestyle communities have become uniquely Canadian with amenities customized to take advantage of local features incorporated into their planning - click headline or photo

ALC holidays and New Year celebrations: Lots going on

Dec 27, 2012 - 6 comments

Here are some examples of how the holidays are celebrated in communities across Ontario - click headline or photo

Ont. ALCs: Southern Exposure

Dec 04, 2012 - 9 comments

The southwestern region of Ontario, with a moderate climate and beaches galore, has much to offer the retirement crowd - click headline or photo

Rural retreats

Oct 29, 2012 - 5 comments

Boomers looking for new homes in the central part of the province are escaping the big cities to find adult lifestyle communities with plenty of leisure pursuits in the rural areas of Ontario - click headline or photo

Retirement: Windsor reports gains in 50-plus homebuyers

Oct 07, 2012 - 7 comments

Also, are you Looking for a luxury retirement property in the Dominican Republic for, oh, about $15-million U.S.? - click headline or photo

ALC Life: Nesting in Niagara

Sep 18, 2012 - 14 comments

Lots of photos! Today’s active-adult-lifestyle-community developers are catering to a diverse range of boomers looking to satisfy their passions in retirement - click headline or photo

Bobcaygeon: Limestone adds wow factor for Port 32 residents

Aug 27, 2012 - 9 comments

With a summer home and business in Fenelon Falls for 35 years – a village on the Trent-Severn Waterway in the heart of the Kawarthas – Frank and Daisy Kinzinger were in a good position to watch the development of Port 32 - click headline or photo

ALC Life: On the waterfront

Aug 26, 2012 - 514 comments

Life on the water is the retirement dream of many, and so numerous developers of Ontario adult lifestyle communities are supplying the product to meet those needs - click headline or photo