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Women don't climb ladders

How many times have you heard a man say, “I’m not sick”? They say it because they don’t want to be sick and, if they are sick, they don’t want to know about it.

The Girl on the rock

The answer to the old boys’ question, “Who do we get to spend eternity with?” is everyone we ever loved. All the moments of your life that were given to, shared with a specific person can only belong to that person.

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.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Freshest food found at fall fairs

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Sep 06, 2010 - 3 comments

Ontario’s International Plowing Match is as good as any for finding fresh fare from A to Z. From “A” – a pinch of Allspice will perk up Applesauce, Asparagus soup (or even Asparagus cookies) – to “Z” – the Zest of...

The Classics

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Aug 17, 2010 - 4 comments

“For those who have a passion for historical vehicles.” Thus reads the welcoming blue words on the website of the 54-year-old Antique and Classic Car Club of Canada. Founded in 1956, ACCCC brings Canadians from all walks of life together to...

Crazy about first cars

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Lifestyle, Pastimes Slideshow
Aug 08, 2010 - 5 comments

With some people, a certain sparkle appears in the eyes when asked about their first automobile. The first car is a landmark in life, and often people associate it with exciting dates, grand vacations or merely showcasing the new purchase on...

INBOX - Zero gravity for five grand

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Aug 01, 2010 - 4 comments

If experiencing zero gravity is on your bucket list and you are willing to spend $5,000 U.S., then plan a visit to airports in Las Vegas, Fort Lauderdale or Boston. On June 26, Zero Gravity Corporation's G-Force One began operation at...

Alternatives to cottage life

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Jul 28, 2010 - 4 comments

Some people buy cottages and some don't. For boomers and retirees who don't want a permanent recreation destination, there are a variety of other lifestyle options to explore – each with its own set of considerations. Rent a vacation property. You...

Livin' the good life

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Jul 26, 2010 - 10 comments

I'm sitting on the side deck of our comfortable, modern two-bedroom, Muskoka-style cottage ready to attack a mystery novel, sipping a glass of chardonnay. My only worry on this day is whether I've applied a suitable amount of sun block. While...

Tour the province for festival fun

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May 22, 2010 - 4 comments

Summertime is festival time in Ontario. The fun actually starts in early spring and lasts into the fall. Those looking for some weekend fun, a day away for some R&R, or a brief getaway to regenerate will certainly find something to...

Retirement author says: don't retire

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Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

Seattle energy executive turned author Mary Lloyd has published a new book in which she argues that retirement is a stage of life that is "too long to be lived as an extended vacation." The new book is called Supercharged Retirement:...

Set BIG goals

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Dec 10, 2008 - 4 comments

When full-time employment winds down and the children fly the coop, things can seem pretty quiet around the old homestead. Remaining happy, active and engaged can be difficult. I've discovered that one of the keys to success is setting big, challenging...

Selling yourself

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Nov 11, 2008 - 4 comments

If fluctuations in the financial markets have you thinking about delaying your retirement or stepping back into the workforce, you're not alone. Even before the stock market went wonky there was ample research to indicate that people were staying in the...