Articles written by: Barbara Moser

El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.
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Times and Places: The adventures of Rufus in Ecuador

On our fourth expedition to Ecuador we have brought along our mascota (pet in Spanish) Rufus.

Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff
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Barbie exhibit in Montreal: My namesake struts her stuff

I was 11 when I first heard about Barbie Dolls. Too old to get one but somehow connected because my nickname was Barbi.

Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering
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Moving Day countdown: Be generous to yourself and others when decluttering

When my real estate agent walked into my house to discuss putting it on the market, the first thing she said was: “80 per cent of this will have to go.”

Moving house hits close to home for Senior Times publisher
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Moving house hits close to home for Senior Times publisher

When I made the decision to sell my house, I hadn’t realized the impact it would have.

Photo by Paul Lampert
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BOOM! A one-man time capsule with Rick Miller

If you were born between 1945 and 1955, you’re what I call a baby boomer. Yes, I know, those born before or after like to think of themselves as boomers, but truthfully, there’s something about growing up in those years, that makes you a prime audience for the latest hit […]

Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia
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Travel: Feasting eyes on Botero’s Medellín in Colombia

We happened to be in Medellín, Colombia, to welcome the New Year of 2015, during our first visit to Colombia and Ecuador.

Theatre review: Tribes
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Theatre review: Tribes

I’ve never seen or listened to a play quite like Tribes.

Ecuador: Our summer home on the ocean in Salinas
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Ecuador: Our summer home on the ocean in Salinas

This summer we did something different.

Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves
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Book review: The Book of Faith, Elaine Kalman Naves

Elaine Kalman Naves’ novel is an exposition of a certain Jewish community, the Reconstructionists, a branch of Judaism that takes a less traveled path to Judaism.

Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes
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Galapagos Islands: An adventure of two lifetimes

We had always wanted to visit the Galapagos Islands, but felt a trip to this isolated archipelago in the Pacific Ocean was just too expensive — it was a destination for the rich. When we decided to spend our two-month long summer vacation in one spot this year, Salinas, Ecuador, the […]