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BOB’S BLOG Case Study of Long-Ago ‘Community Project’

Long-ago battle pitted a large corporation (McDonald’s, the fast food chain,) and their planning allies against a group of citizens.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: Discharge still a long way off after VJ Day

In the Malaysian jungle, we didn’t get word of Potsdam Declaration until a couple of days later.

BOB'S BLOG: Twitter still has its doubters

I took a look at a more or less random sample of FYI followers to address the twittering/frittering allegation.

Big deals for travel trade in Orlando

Employees of the hospital and travel industry have a great opportunity coming up to familiarize themselves with the attractions of the Orlando area.

5 easy steps to a healthy summer

Shepell-fgi offers simple advice on how to stay healthy with nutritious food this summer.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED Reliving thrills through British Archives

Memories come flooding back as Pearson pores over a record of the operations of his RAF squadron transcribed from the National Archives, England.

BOB'S BLOG: 3 issues the politicians have ignored this campaign

Boomers and seniors are interested in many issues, not just pensions and nursing homes. Here are my three picks of issues that matter that aren’t being talked about.

ALL THINGS CONSIDERED: D-Day was the beginning of the end

Although the glorious victories of D-Day didn’t put a finish to the war, it definitely let the enemy know in no uncertain terms that the Allied forces meant business.

BOB’S BLOG: My problems with this provincial campaign

Every time an election is called, any kind of election, like that old dog who wants to hunt, I’ve got this hankering to head out and track down votes or hammer a sign into someone’s lawn. Until now.

Canadian tourism in Florida sets new record

Canadian tourism to Florida set an all-time record in the first quarter of 2014.

Forever Young Information

Canada's Adult Lifestyle Publication

O’ Canada – a great place to retire

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Jul 19, 2014 - 0 comments

It’s clear that Canada rocks retirement, and here’s some reasons why - click headline

Life in the Boomer Lane: Celebrating for a lost friend

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I celebrated my 67th birthday this month, happy to be on this side of the dirt - click headline

Links Jewel: Dreams come true at Ballybunion on the Irish coast

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Jul 17, 2014 - 0 comments

They say you should never meet your idols - click headline

Datebook: What's going on around Kitchener-Waterloo

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Jul 16, 2014 - 0 comments

Twist and Shout: The British Invasion, music that rocked the world, a revue featuring classic songs by The Beatles, Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, The Searchers, Dave Clark Five, Herman’s Hermits, and more, is on stage at Huron Country Playhouse July 17-Aug. 2 - click for a lot more entertainment ideas this month and next

Datebook: Goings on around Hamilton Halton

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Jul 15, 2014 - 0 comments

Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click headline for a lot of great entertainment options for this month and beyond

Datebook: Goings on around Toronto

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Jul 14, 2014 - 0 comments

Porch View Dances July 16-20 / Counting Crows, July 17 at Casino Rama / Habari Africa July 18-20 at Harbourfront Centre / Beaches International Jazz Festival July 18-27 / Woodbine Park Concerts, July 18 and 25 / Look, No Hans! at Drayton Festival Theatre to July 19 - click for a huge number of entertainment ideas in July and into August

Dying well: Why we all need to have end-of-life conversations

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Jul 13, 2014 - 0 comments

“I want to be able to make good choices for you, so tell me whatever you think I need to know to get it right” - click headline

Birders aflutter on Ontario’s South Coast

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It has been said that golf is a good walk spoiled. But birding is “a good walk perfected” - click headline

Porch View Dances gets the community dancing!

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Jul 11, 2014 - 0 comments

Running July 16-20 with performances at 7 pm (Wed-Sat) and Sun at 4pm, Porch View Dances sees audiences led to four different dwellings.

LAUGHLINES: Merge Tim’s, the post office

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Last year in Windsor, a woman gave birth in the washroom of a Tim Hortons and she named the kid Timbit - click headline