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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

Home in Cottage Country: German POWs in Canada

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Aug 30, 2013 - 13 comments

More than 30,000 German POW’s were held in approximately 25 camps across Canada - click headline or photo

Learning Nordic Walking right in Norway: Walk this way

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Aug 29, 2013 - 19 comments

I started walking when I was just one year old, and during the more than a half century since, I’ve practised virtually every single day. So you’d think I’d have this activity down pat - click headline or photo

Do we need more ‘boomer’ movies?

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Aug 26, 2013 - 19 comments

"There is a movement gaining speed, what I like to call Senior Cinema, to which producers, distribution companies and even the big Hollywood studios are starting to pay attention. They're paying attention because they don't have a choice" - click headline or photo

Gadgets: Panasonic eyes grooming; tablet with speakers

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Aug 25, 2013 - 40 comments

Milano Grooming Collection from Panasonic / ThermaCell Lantern / Excite Write Toshiba Tablet - click headline or photo

Elvira Kurt gets game show

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Jul 11, 2013 - 9 comments

Spin Off will feature trivia and games of chance and is produced by Canada's Suddenly SeeMore…Productions.

Planning your summer vacation: everyone de-stress!

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Jul 09, 2013 - 4 comments

Whether you are a boss with huge responsibilities or a ‘gopher’ frustrated by having to jump on demand, everybody needs vacation time to recharge

Sentimental journeys: Father's Day golf

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Jun 16, 2013 - 10 comments

“A perfect day would be waking up in the morning on a beautiful day, and most importantly being out there with my son on the golf course, and just enjoying a day together.” - click headline or photo

Volunteering: Relief and Rewards

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Jun 15, 2013 - 4 comments

For many who volunteer in underdeveloped countries, there are defining moments. For Glover, it was meeting a young girl who had been helped by a mental health centre that her group built. “This little girl grew from someone who was in a fetal position when they first saw her to a little person who took my hand and took me on a tour of the building,” said Glover. - click headline or photo

FYI Going Green: Modern garden / Water watch

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Jun 06, 2013 - 16 comments

Canada, with its numerous lakes and huge land mass, doesn’t really have to worry about conserving water, right? - click headline or photo

Profile: First Rider Laureen Harper

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Jun 03, 2013 - 31 comments

"I don't really drive it too much on the highway. It's not big enough. It's very light. It only weighs 243 pounds dry, so if someone too big goes beside me, I can get blown off the road." - click headline or photo