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Pat Jocelyn

Pat Jocelyn worked at IBM for 28 years where she held several staff and managerial positions and taught management and employee development classes. After her retirement, she started a second career in journalism and has won several Florida Press Club awards for her insightful and heartfelt feature writing.

It’s All About Choices

Story: Pat Jocelyn I’ve lived in The Villages for more than 10 years and have noticed something a little peculiar;…
A Place To Call Home

A Place To Call Home

The familiar adage “birds of a feather flock together” works well when referring to how people with similar experiences find…
A Widow Asks Why?

A Widow Asks Why?

the fIFTH in our series focusing on issues facing local veterans My husband died June 16, 2014,” Pam Hunt says…
Horses: A Mirror To The Soul

Horses: A Mirror To The Soul

THE FOURTH IN OUR SERIES FOCUSING ON ISSUES FACING LOCAL VETERANS Rob Simison is a combat veteran who suffers from…

Veterans An Untapped Resource

One of two veterans will likely face a period of unemployment and the problem is escalating at a disturbing rate.…
Celebrating Dad

Celebrating Dad

Like many Villagers, my father is no longer with me. But in my memories? Well, that’s another story. Decades ago,…
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