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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

Art Gallery of Hamilton Cezanne show is modest, refreshing

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Nov 24, 2014 - 0 comments

There's a mini-blockbuster currently in progress at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, which is really the only way to describe the two-room Cézanne sampler the museum is currently hosting from now until Feb. 8.

Ordinary Pin-ups: A journey in self-esteem

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Nov 20, 2014 - 0 comments

“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!”

Historic Massey murder on stage in Mississauga

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Nov 13, 2014 - 0 comments

The Massey Murder runs Nov. 13-23 at the Erindale Studio Theatre on the University of Toronto Mississauga campus.

Snowbirds in the know: Elderhostel now called Roads Scholar

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Oct 31, 2014 - 0 comments

The setting may be academic but courses aren’t anything like the dull drills you remember from college days. There are no grades, no pop quizzes. Classes are interesting, relevant, hip and often have an element of fun - click headline

New electric cart breaks records

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Oct 27, 2014 - 0 comments

citEcar Electric Vehicles, a manufacturer based out of Gainesville, Fla., announced in July that they were able to achieve 105 miles on one charge with their new model - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: From gardens to yoga and now it’s triathlon

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...the last time she, herself, was in such a panting, sweaty state was in 1968 and she was backstage at the Newport Folk Festival, in a van - click headline

Author Baillie takes novel beyond book format

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Oct 17, 2014 - 0 comments

After Martha Baillie’s third novel, The Shape I Gave You, was taken on by a large corporate publisher, she drilled a hole (or “core sample”) through the centre of her manuscript - click headline

Toronto Festival of Authors welcomes Ann Eriksson

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FYI previews the 35th edition of the International Festival of Authors, running Oct. 23 to Nov. 2 in Toronto, with profiles of two participating writers. Visit ifoa.org for festival details

Arctic travels inspire Bracebridge artist

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Oct 14, 2014 - 0 comments

"I don't want to miss anything, " says visual artist and Arctic traveller Pat Fairhead at her studio in Bracebridge.

CEO learns life lesson, raises funds on the bike

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LeClair has recovered from his own cancer scare, and attributes bike riding as a key to his healing - click headline