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Monday, January 24, 2022

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BOOK CLUB: “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

BOOK CLUB: “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline

A poignant story of two unlikely friends and a relatively unknown event in American history. Facilitator Kay DeRousse noted that, for the second time in two months, The Villages Bookworm Club read a novel, “Orphan Train,” in which the author…
OUT+ABOUT: Webster wants you … if you’re country enough

OUT+ABOUT: Webster wants you … if you’re country enough

Locals know there are only two answers to the question, “What’s in Webster?” Answer A: The Monday flea market, which features thousands of dealers and draws 100,000 shoppers in the winter months. Answer B: The third largest livestock auction in…
BOOK CLUB: <em>The Kitchen House</em>

BOOK CLUB: The Kitchen House

An Antebellum Story of Life and Tragedy on a Virginia Plantation The story of “The Kitchen House” unfolds through the eyes of two narrators. The first are Lavinia’s. She’s a red-haired, Irish child of 7 years old who becomes an…
OUT+ABOUT: Bathing in beauty

OUT+ABOUT: Bathing in beauty

PHOTOS: PROVIDED Beauty starts from within, and a day — or two or three — at a wellness spa can rejuvenate your spirit, which certainly makes you feel good. You’ll come home refreshed and looking more beautiful than ever. Canyon…
SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: A world of wheels

SOCIAL SPOTLIGHT: A world of wheels

PHOTOS: JAMES COMBS The Eustis Classic Car Cruise-In revs up interest among automobile enthusiasts. With classic songs such as “Chantilly Lace” and “All Shook Up” playing on a loudspeaker, spectators walked through downtown Eustis on June 28 to see a…
Giving ballroom dancing a whirl

Giving ballroom dancing a whirl

Enjoy an evening of glitz, glamour and fun as newbie ballroom dancers twirl the night away. STORY: James Combs PHOTO ILLUSTRATION: Anthony Casto Sheri Olson has faithfully watched each season of “Dancing with the Stars.” She even converted her husband,…
BOOK CLUB: The Aviator’s Wife

BOOK CLUB: The Aviator’s Wife

A Story of Triumph and Tragedy Much to the surprise and delight of the Bookworm Club, Anne Morrow Lindbergh welcomed members to the meeting. Dressed as Anne was facilitator Dorothy Von Brook, who bore a striking resemblance, including hat and…
OUT+ABOUT: Living Masterpieces

OUT+ABOUT: Living Masterpieces

Claude Monet believed his greatest masterpiece was his garden, and like the great artist, others have created magical wonderlands that have become living legacies for the public to enjoy. If you are looking for gardening inspiration, you don’t have to…
Playing by heart

Playing by heart

STORY: Aaron Klingerman Kelly Jarrard was 13 when her father handed down his 1971 Martin acoustic guitar. She’s been in love ever since. For 10 years, the Stockridge, Georgia, native has patiently been honing her craft. And with heart. “Music…
OUT+ABOUT: D-Day in New Orleans

OUT+ABOUT: D-Day in New Orleans

If a trip to Normandy is not in this year’s budget, head west to New Orleans where the National World War II Museum will engage your mind, senses, and heart as you hear stories from the Greatest Generation. STORY: Mary…
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