Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
8:55 pm EST
Saturday, December 5, 2020

A clean state

The New Year always presents an opportunity to begin anew. That’s why people make resolutions and say, “Things will be different this year. I’m going to be a better…” You fill in the blank. 

At Style, we enjoyed getting to know some long-time locals better. Many people think of this area as a haven for snowbirds, but for many people, it’s been home all their lives. From Yalaha to Tavares to Mount Dora, Eustis, and Leesburg, we found people who love this area and this state for what it has provided them and their families. They may have dipped a toe in the snow up north, but they prefer the Sunshine State for living.

Another story that may spark debate among locals is searching for the perfect craft beer. Lake County has an array of these small breweries that produce craft beer with almost the same attention and detail as a fine wine. They look for aroma, what’s infused in the beer, or the citrusy pale ales. Flavors are limited only by the mind of the brewer, and some people have made a hobby of tastings at many places in the area.

Now to point out what is a growing concern for all of us: data security. If large companies like Target, Under Armour, Tesla, and Facebook are being breached, it seems impossible for individuals to protect their privacy and still enjoy the value of social media and buying on the internet. We worked with local law enforcement to provide information for readers to protect online data.

As you start the new year, remember there’s something you can share with everyone: a smile and a kind word. Both are free and always available. Style hopes 2019 is your best year yet!

Until next month,