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Out of Africa: Part 2

By Jim Selman | Bio

I’m half-way through the safari. We’ve experienced total immersion in the Hadze culture, experienced the world’s eighth natural wonder—the Ngorongoro Crater—and the world’s largest zoo—a 10 mile by 12 mile caldera with 1,800 foot walls. We’re now in the Serengeti. As luck would have it, we’ve connected with part of the great migration of plains animals—hundreds of thousands of primarily wildebeest and zebra.

It is easy to imagine what

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Virtual Fitness

Nowadays you don’t have to wait around for a trainer or instructor to get fit. And you don’t have to limit yourself to being stuck at home in front of the TV watching workout DVDs or videos.

Just reach for your iPod or MP3 player and download an audio-guided workout from the iTunes store. You can have coaches like Lance Armstrong and Serena Williams whispering in your ear while you run, or a selection of original music.

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Long-Term Commitments

By Rick Fullerton | Bio

On Thanksgiving weekend (the Canadian version that happens in early October), my wife and I celebrated our 40th wedding anniversary with family and friends. Our children—now adults living on their own—arranged everything so all Phyllis and I had to do was arrive at the church hall at the appointed time. For those of you with younger families, there is hope!

In anticipation of this event, we pulled out photographs and other
mementos of our married lives together and recalled our earlier 25-year
milestone celebration. We learned that some of our memorabilia, as well
as an oil painting by our daughter, would be displayed at the
reception. We looked forward to being involved, yet also felt somewhat
out of the loop since others were doing all the preparations.

and I decided we would make our entrance to the festivities

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Something Higher at 60

By Shae Hadden

It’s my pleasure to begin this series of portraits with the story of a
man who has inspired me to persevere with my commitment to exercise
regularly since I met him two years ago. When I decided to begin this
column, I immediately thought of Richard Gauntlett as the epitome of a
person who is redefining the culture of aging through his actions.

don’t have to a specialist or a particularly great athlete to
accomplish your

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