Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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Person of Interest: For the love of pets

Person of Interest: For the love of pets

Dr. Tracie Wilson treats every dog and cat with extra dose of TLC at Animal Medical Center in Eustis. Photo: Douglas Tyler Vital Stats Grew up in Central Florida. Owns two dogs: Babe and Rowdy; and cats Dublin and Sun…
Hollywood comes to Lake County

Hollywood comes to Lake County

Lake County’s natural beauty and charming small towns caught the eye of Hollywood location scouts throughout the years. Here are some of the more popular movies filmed here: Honky Tonk Freeway (1981). Every building in downtown Mount Dora was painted…
October is for the animals

October is for the animals

October is a month for celebrating multiple animal and pet-related occasions. National Animal Safety and Protection Month, National Pet Wellness Month, National Pitbull Awareness Month are all celebrated throughout the entire month of October each year. The first week of…
Did you know?

Did you know?

Leesburg hosted the country’s first national bass fishing tournament in 1928. The National Fresh Water Bass Tournament ran from Jan. 10 through March 10 and was only open to fisherman from outside of Florida.  The tournament included several categories, including…
Digging up history

Digging up history

Did you know that the inspiration for the Indiana Jones character retired in Eustis? That’s right. Edgar James Banks, a novelist, American diplomat and antiquarian, discovered the City of Eustis during one of his many lecturing trips in 1921, and…
My First Time: Anne Rowe

My First Time: Anne Rowe

Sorrento breeder will never forget night she delivered 14 puppies. Photos: Nicole Hamel My first litter of golden retriever puppies was the largest litter I have ever had.  The mom, Katie, whom I’d bred, was 2-3 years old. I knew…
Ex-straw-ordinary

Ex-straw-ordinary

Since we’re talking about animals, let’s not forget that plastic – particularly plastic straws – can be extremely damaging to wildlife and ocean creatures, such as sea turtles, as many of us have seen in photos online. Pasta Life has…
If you could be anyone…

If you could be anyone…

Halloween is around the corner, though the coronavirus has stolen some of its thunder now that face masks are an everyday part of life in most places in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19.  Still, dressing up as…
Presidents also come to Lake County

Presidents also come to Lake County

With the presidential election a month away, there’s a good chance we’ll be visited by President Trump or challenger Joe Biden. That’s because candidates know that Central Florida is the key to winning Florida. Through the years, several candidates made…
Outstanding Student: Paws-itively professional

Outstanding Student: Paws-itively professional

Teen owns doggone trustworthy pet-sitting company. Photos: Nicole Hamel It’s the little things Sofia Prieto-Rodriguez does for her clients that count.  A gentle rub on the head. A tickle on the belly. A treat for good behavior.  Sofia is a…
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