Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, October 19, 2020

This ‘n That

THIS ‘N’ THAT: Ignore The Bloviator and Pass The Salt

THIS ‘N’ THAT: Ignore The Bloviator and Pass The Salt

Like most Villagers, we eat out a lot, which makes good sense living here. Food is good, plentiful, and relatively cheap. There is great variety, and you can’t beat happy hour prices on drinks. In addition to limitless opportunities to…
THIS ‘N THAT: Rack ‘Em Up, Jocko!

THIS ‘N THAT: Rack ‘Em Up, Jocko!

Tony Soprano once admonished his friend Paulie Walnuts, “‘Remember when’ is the lowest form of conversation.” It is probably unwise — and perhaps unsafe — to ignore Mr. Soprano’s advice, but “The Villages Daily Sun” carries so many stories about…
THIS ‘N THAT: Newspaper editors should proofread gooder

THIS ‘N THAT: Newspaper editors should proofread gooder

The power of the Internet is slowly killing an American institution — the daily newspaper. In The Villages we still love our newspaper, but fewer and fewer members of the under-55 set appreciate that when newspapers finally disappear, we’ll lose…

THIS ‘N THAT: The Good, The Bad, and The Clueless

Who are the most important people in The Villages? There are lots of good candidates. Among others, you could cite Public Safety, Community Watch, the gate attendants or the golf course starters. They’re all worthy of being called “important.” But…
THIS ‘N’ THAT: Cue the Old Fat Guy and his OFD

THIS ‘N’ THAT: Cue the Old Fat Guy and his OFD

Nearly all of us who live in The Villages are pretty happy here. That’s a reasonably safe statement. Why wouldn’t we be happy? There’s plenty to do; the weather is great; and most of the folks who live here are…
THIS ‘N THAT: King Curmudgeon

THIS ‘N THAT: King Curmudgeon

story: Fred Hilton photo-illustration: Anthony Casto The other day I was getting a haircut in Lake-Sumter Landing when an enormous truth dawned on me. My regular barber Bill had pretty much finished my haircut and was trimming my eyebrows. As…
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