Articles written by: Barbara Moser

Chicago is our kind of town
Travel

Chicago is our kind of town

Who would have thought that Chicago was the place to equal NYC in many respects and outdo her in several others?

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Reviews & Previews

Restaurant review — Pochiche: vegetarian, Lebanese fare on Westminster

We vegetarians are always on the lookout for a new dining spot and we found one on my favourite street in Montreal, Westminster in Montreal West.

Times and Places: Teaching art to children more fulfilling than I could have imagined
Travel

Times and Places: Teaching art to children more fulfilling than I could have imagined

I taught the children about the colour wheel, the primary and complimentary colours, and they took to it like birds to the sky.

A word to the staff, from Senior Times publisher Barbara Moser
Editorials

A word to the staff, from Senior Times publisher Barbara Moser

“I’m a teacher, not a publisher,” I told my brother. “I know nothing about journalism.” He said: “I’ll teach you.”

How the ‘power of the elderly’ has shifted over 30 years
Features

How the ‘power of the elderly’ has shifted over 30 years

We were too young then to know that “elderly” is a word we would never want to use to describe ourselves.

What’s in the name of a newspaper?
Features

What’s in the name of a newspaper?

When I decided on the name for this paper I was 35. Now I am 67, going on 35.

Ecuador: There’s something fishy going on in La Libertad
Travel

Ecuador: There’s something fishy going on in La Libertad

The dishes we most enjoyed in Ecuador this summer were from the sea.

The unexpected joys of learning a new language later in life
Features

The unexpected joys of learning a new language later in life

I’m not saying it’s easy. I’ve been at it for seven years now and I’m still learning my third/fourth language — Spanish.

El Arupo Hostale in Mariscal, Quito where we spent our first three days. David and Rufus got along
famously.
Travel

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
Features

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.