Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Friday, October 30, 2020

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St. Augustine: Different perspectives

St. Augustine: Different perspectives

If you have never discovered this Atlantic coast treasure or it has been awhile since you’ve visited, you may be surprised by the stunning architecture, culinary delights, family-friendly festivities, and an amazing history that has influenced Florida for 450 years.…
From battered to victorious

From battered to victorious

For Lori Bajares, domestic violence hits close to home. She remembers her personal nightmare all too well. The bruises, black eyes, cuts, and scrapes all over her body. The desperate cries and screams for help. The emotional trauma of thinking…
Par-tee on the lake

Par-tee on the lake

When Jan Zacharchuk moved to Lake County from St. Petersburg in 2005, she was surprised by the area’s beautiful, pristine lakes. “Seeing the sunset on Lake Harris for the first time was breathtakingly beautiful,” she says. To this day, though,…
Spain — Conversations worth having

Spain — Conversations worth having

Imagine my surprise when I checked out of a luxury resort in Spain after a week’s stay and the final bill was less than $2 — and that’s only because I had a bottle of water from the minibar. I…
Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Fair winds in Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires (or “Fair Winds” in English) is a name befitting South America’s second largest city. The youthful, fashion-conscious population of this culturally rich Argentine port moves purposefully but is ever so polite and welcoming to foreign visitors. Classy, cosmopolitan,…
Man up ‘n shop!

Man up ‘n shop!

Getting a man to shop might be like pulling teeth. In fact, when compared to shopping, pulling teeth may sound like the better option to most men. Okay, maybe that is stretching it a bit, but men typically do not…
Atlanta — A peach of a place

Atlanta — A peach of a place

Although I was not born there, Atlanta was my adopted hometown for many years and is the place where I still return when I need a dose of sweet, Southern culture. Like so many people who live and work in…
Welcome home, Vietnam Vets

Welcome home, Vietnam Vets

More than 58,000 American soldiers gave their lives during the Vietnam War. Some of the soldiers who survived received a cold homecoming when they returned to the United States. Vietnam veterans recall being spit on and referred to as “murderers”…
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