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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

Take a break for breeks

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Lifestyle, Food Photo
Dec 28, 2016 - 0 comments

Breeks are as popular in Tunisia as hamburgers are in North America. They are sold in street food stalls, restaurants and regularly prepared at home. Try this recipe for your own Tunisian experience at home.

Ian Hanomansing Potential CBC big news chair heir

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News, People Photo
Dec 28, 2016 - 1 comments

Thirty years ago, a Halifax TV producer told Ian Hanomansing a harsh truth: “I’m going to put you on the air,” he told the then-rookie news reader. “For the first 30 seconds, no one is going to pay attention to what you say.”

Laughter for worse and better

Dec 28, 2016 - 0 comments

It’s tough for LBL to be sad when she thinks of Miki. There was entirely too much laughter and too much glorious mayhem that characterized their friendship. Of course, there was a serious side and the knowledge that each could tell the other anything and it would be all right. But it’s the laughter that still rings in LBL’s ears.

Message In A Bottle: Love Or Possible Groin Injury

Dec 28, 2016 - 0 comments

A few years ago, a message in a bottle washed up on my beach here at Sunset Bay, Wainfleet. So I waded into the water and spotting paper inside, I ripped away at the cap thinking I've just come into possession of a winning lottery ticket or the map to the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine.

Enter to win a Hamilton Beach Stack & Snap Compact Food Processor

Dec 26, 2016 - 2 comments

Create magic in the kitchen with this easy-to-use food processor from Hamilton Beach.

Seeking sun, sand and surgery

Many Canadians are looking beyond the northern border for medical care ranging from dental crowns to hip replacement surgery. Their search is often due to frustrations over unbearable wait times, expensive elective procedures, or the desire for a specialized treatment unavailable at home.

Becoming the World's Best Grandma

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Dec 21, 2016 - 0 comments

I just became the world's best grandma. It was easy; I took my grandchildren to Happy Central, aka Orlando, Florida.

Timeline

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Dec 21, 2016 - 0 comments

Enjoy some timeline trivia. Little known facts from 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984.

The Attorney Who Challenged God

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People Photo
Dec 21, 2016 - 0 comments

Throughout his career, Darrow devoted himself to opposing the death penalty, which he felt conflicted with humanitarian progress. Of more than 100 cases, Darrow lost only one. He became renowned for moving juries and even judges to tears with his eloquence.

Friday the 13th Quiz

Dec 21, 2016 - 0 comments

January has the first of the two Friday the 13th dates in 2017. Some people are superstitious about the number 13. Have fun with these 13 trivia quiz questions.