Accidental Fugitives: The FBI’s Most Wanted Seniors—is a new book introducing a new genre—the ‘senior thriller’. It is written for seniors by seniors.  Surge Narrows, British Columbia, Canada    —   July 2018             J. David Cox, 70, and Sally Davies, 66, have recently...
In 2014, John Mather decided to celebrate his 60th birthday by attempting to swim the length of all seventeen lakes contained within the English Lake District, little realising the time, effort or the planning that would be involved.             These 17...
A picnic is one way for members of the family to get together during the summer. If elderly members are attending, keep in mind that there may be special considerations. A picnic in your own yard would make things...
Looking for something to do this summer? There are lots of activities that seniors will enjoy, especially outdoors while the weather is warm. Besides the usual standbys such as walking or swimming, why not try something new this year?...
Both Canada and the US have special holidays commemorating their countries. In Canada, this is Canada Day, celebrated on July 1. It celebrates confederation, July 1, 1867 when the three colonies came together as one country. In the US,...
It soon became clear what Alex had been talking about during my interview only two weeks prior. This town had two sides: the right side of the tracks, and the wrong side of the tracks. The right side students were the ones whose parents worked...
As you get older, dealing with your siblings is a lot different than it was when you were a child. Personalities change and each of your brothers or sisters may seem to go their separate ways. You may have...
This year Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 17th. This is the day we celebrate and honour our fathers. There are several accounts of how Father’s Day began but most agree it began on June 19, 1910. An earlier...
Two weeks later, I drove the hour from our new apartment to my new job, freshly shaved and dressed appropriately, I thought, in shirt and tie, expecting the same from students. As I pulled into the school parking lot,...
Early in our relationship, Cass and I fell in love with Toronto, one of the most beautiful cities. Anywhere. It was only natural, I suppose, living in Buffalo, New York, a quick drive to the Peace Bridge and then...
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