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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.

Norfolk, Ont. mink farmers make Faces of Fur calendar

Sandra admits the anti-fur lobby is huge and recalls 450 mink being released by activists who broke into the cages on a Simcoe farm a few years back

Matilda comes to Toronto as part of Mirvish's '15-'16 season

Two Tony Award-winning musicals and a hit London play are among the productions in the Mirvish 2015-16 season.

BOB'S BLOG: History repeating itself says crusading author, 91

The author looks back at the Depression and the brutal poverty he experienced in his youth, and sees how history is repeating itself.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Sergeant hightailed it in the gloom of London’s Christ Church

Other than nabbing a suspect, there’s nothing more satisfying to a young constable than putting one over on his sergeant.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

Zoomer a silly gimmick

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Thank you for the opportunity to vent on this issue. I see this as nothing but a gimmick and a silly one at that. I do not care for the sexual connotations that seem to accompany the use of this word...

Grab these gadgets

Housing Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Staying in your home for a few additional years or giving it up for a retirement residence is a question that many people 55 and older deal with at some point. "Quite often making the decision is a question of safety,...

Playing dress-up

Travel, North America Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Have you ever wondered what happens to all those thousands of costumes that are carefully produced each year for Ontario's Stratford Festival? Some 55,000 costumes and 10,000 pairs of boots and shoes are all carefully stored in the costume warehouse and...

Boomers take driving seriously

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

Ellen Ashton-Haiste's article in the August issue on boomers' fitness to drive (August) seems to cast a negative view on older drivers. And some of it can be challenged. Speed limits on roads are directions for the highest speed allowed -...

Huntsville golf community revived

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

A new model home was unveiled last month at the Muskoka golf community Homes of Huntsville Downs, adjacent to the 18-hole course of the same name in Ontario. Originally known as Settlers Ridge, the housing development, which currently includes 108 homes...

Foods that heal

Health, General Health Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

"Take your medicine." It's a phrase that carries a negative connotation. But what if that medicine consisted of leafy green salad with a garlicky dressing, a handful of spiced nuts or, best of all, a hunk of dark chocolate and a...

Not zooming anywhere

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

I have worked hard to become a senior (I am now age 65) and don't appreciate someone telling me I'm going to be Forever Young (which I would never want to be) and especially having someone calling me a Zoomer. I...

BBQ for sale - cheap

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

So my good friend Dave "The Doc" calls late one evening, says he's uncorking a bottle of Lagavulin and could I come over. I scared him when I pressed my face against the glass of his kitchen window while he was...

Game on

Oct 01, 2008 - 4 comments

For all of us 50-plus types who struggle to maintain some level of fitness there were a couple recent sporting events that were both inspirational and instructive. One story comes from the recent Olympics in Beijing and some amazing performances by...

Bosom Buddies

Health, Cancer Slideshow
Oct 01, 2008 - 20 comments

They go by many monikers: warrior princesses, bosom buddies, women alike, breast friends. They gather in every province, in most cities and scores of rural areas across the country. They take part in a multiplicity of activities: talking, singing, arts and...