I have been surprised at how busy and crowded everything is in Vancouver. The bus is crowded at all hours of the day. My friend tells me the skytrain is even worse. The busses are full of people with strollers and walkers. No one offers me seat. It’s challenging jumping off the door at the… Read More Transitioning Back to Vancouver
The gardens are in full flower and I have been invited to see a few. I have been to a great art show of quilting and a few other social events. And I moved house again. I hope I am staying put until October.
New analysis of Airbnb across Canada forthcoming in Canadian Journal of Urban Resesarch — Read on upgo.lab.mcgill.ca/2019/06/20/short-term-rentals-in-canada-paper/
This cohort study of 16 741 older women from the Women’s Health Study examines associations of number of steps per day and stepping intensity with all-cause mor — Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jamainternalmedicine/article-abstract/2734709
via BC, Islands Canada volunteer work exchanges This is a fascinating website of people looking for volunteer help in exchange for accommodation all over the world.
This Is the Way to be Brave Again | Blog — Read on johnpweiss.com/blog/145558/this-is-the-way-to-be-brave-again
E-bikes are helping keep seniors young and, in some instances, even alleviating the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. — Read on http://www.fastcompany.com/90341686/the-unlikely-way-e-bikes-could-transform-how-we-age This should help rural people to become more active. I saw a fellow on a $2000 Costco ebike yesterday. It was a gift to his wife. 🙄
Why medical cannabis is still out of patients’ reach—an essay by David Nutt | The BMJ — Read on http://www.bmj.com/content/365/bmj.l1903
Stop being so busy, and just do nothing. Trust us. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/29/smarter-living/the-case-for-doing-nothing.html
What we can learn from the oldest people in the Blue Zones of Japan, Italy and Greece — Read on http://www.nextavenue.org/blue-zones-worlds-oldest-people-asia-europe-make-their-money-last/
Study Finds No Benefit for Dietary Supplements – NIH Director’s Blog — Read on directorsblog.nih.gov/2019/04/16/study-finds-no-benefit-for-dietary-supplements/
SAN FRANCISCO – Results of research conducted by online thrift shop Thred Up say that the second-hand clothing market will grow to nearly 1.5x the size of fast fashion by 2028. The Thred Up 2019 Resale Report says that in 2028, the second-hand market… — Read on http://www.ecotextile.com/2019040124196/fashion-retail-news/research-predicts-second-hand-will-overtake-fast-fashion-within-ten-years.html
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Meet the budget’s new RRSP strategy that every retiree should know about – Financial Post — Read on business.financialpost.com/personal-finance/retirement/meet-the-budgets-new-rrsp-decumulation-option-that-every-retiree-should-know-about/amp
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I left health care in 2017, as a result of having gotten a teaching certificate in 1970, I have gotten certified as a teacher. Its been a steep learning curve. Outline How to qualify Courses Cost/Benefit Jobs Time Chinese culture Tech support/.Zoom App Student assessment Lesson plans on line Lessons learned/surprises 1. How to qualify… Read More Reflections on Teaching English as a second language
Just discovered uploading from my eye phone. How easy was that!!!!
Questionnaire | Retirement Voices — Read on retirementvoices.com/questionnaire/
This is my first Christmas on Hornby Island after past Christmases at Puerto Vallarta, Costa Rica, Phoenix Ottawa and Vancouver. This will be a very different Christmas. This morning the power went out for the third time since I came in June. By now I have acquired both candles and the skills to start a… Read More Merry Christmas from Hornby Island