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From the Publisher: Living in Lake and loving it

From the Publisher: Living in Lake and loving it

There are countless reasons Lake County has a special place in my heart. It’s October. College football is in full swing, the holidays are rapidly approaching, and cooler weather will soon replace the unbearable heat and humidity we’ve endured for…
Final Thought: Shame on vaccination shamers

Final Thought: Shame on vaccination shamers

Quit needling people into getting the jab. Are these coronavirus vaccines worth a shot? That’s a question millions of Americans were forced to answer last spring when several biopharmaceutical companies rolled out vaccinations.  For myself, the answer was obvious. Being…
Final Thought: Just say no… to Facebook

Final Thought: Just say no… to Facebook

Hello, my name is James, and I’m a Facebook-a-holic.  It’s a terrible addiction. Unlike the high produced by drugs, Facebook consistently delivers a devastating low. The daily dose of hard-core political opinions, boring status updates, goofy selfies, and annoying invites…
From the Publisher: Football fever

From the Publisher: Football fever

It’s time for college football in the South. Few things define Southern culture more than God and family.  However, you certainly have to throw college football into the mix.  In the South, college football is a big part of our…
From the Publisher: Simply the best

From the Publisher: Simply the best

Drumroll, please. We are revealing YOUR Best of the Best winners. Greetings to all our faithful Style readers.  The magazine you’re holding in your hand is one of my favorite issues of the year. Our annual “Best of the Best”…
Final Thought: No child left outside

Final Thought: No child left outside

Kids need outdoor playtime, but parents prefer to play it safe.  I remember fun-filled childhood days from the 1980s. We’d catch crawdads and tadpoles at the creek, ride our bicycles to the local convenience store, and build indestructible forts that served…
From the Publisher: Identity crisis

From the Publisher: Identity crisis

The color of your skin shouldn’t matter. The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. I always look forward to burgers and hot dogs and watching an array of colorful fireworks illuminate the night sky.  Throughout the years,…
Final Thought: Let’s play fair

Final Thought: Let’s play fair

Transgender women should not be allowed to participate in girls’ sports. For Selina Soule, competing in Connecticut’s 2019 state championship track meet presented a golden opportunity. A strong performance there would allow her to qualify for the New England Regional…
Final Thought: Life changes

Final Thought: Life changes

You make plans and the universe laughs.  I’ve heard the saying “You make your plans and God laughs,” and I have found this to be especially true since I turned 25 last month, and the milestone birthday hit me somewhat…
From the publisher: Celebrating a milestone in style

From the publisher: Celebrating a milestone in style

It’s time to reflect back on a very special advertising section.  With great excitement and enthusiasm I proudly present the 10th Annual Businessmen of Style.  When we premiered our first Businessmen of Style in June 2011, little did we know…
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