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Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Sew Wonderful

Sew Wonderful

Sometimes, something as small as a quilt can carry a big message of love. Photos: Nicole Hamel They warm arms. They warm legs.  And, most importantly, they warm hearts.  Members of the Mulberry Quilters Chapter of The Villages Quilting Guild…
Investing in Life Together

Investing in Life Together

Fross & Fross continues its 20-plus year commitment of treating clients as family. PAID PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Fross & Fross Wealth Management has been servicing families in The Villages for more than two decades with personalized care and compassion, and that…
Meet a Villager: Earlyn Davidson

Meet a Villager: Earlyn Davidson

Earlyn Davidson is known by her friends as ‘Lyn D’ and she lives life fully being involved in numerous sports and activities. Photo: Nicole Hamel Call me Lyn D: My real name is Earlyn Davidson, and I go by Lyn…
Social Club Spotlight: Parrot heads in Paradise

Social Club Spotlight: Parrot heads in Paradise

Meet a club that comes together for fun and charity. They don’t have meetings. They have phlockings.  They don’t have a good time. They have phun.  Ask them about their phavorite songs, and you’ll likely receive answers like “Come Monday”…
In the Villages: Sweeten your Florida experience

In the Villages: Sweeten your Florida experience

Raise your glass and enjoy one of the state’s hidden gems. OK, all you newbies to The Villages. We know you’re looking for fun activities not too far away from your new home.  If you’re an oenophile (wine lover), then…
Book Club: ‘Anxious People’

Book Club: ‘Anxious People’

By Fredrik Backman. A story about a robbery gone wrong, and the series of events, peppered with the antics of complicated characters that transpires afterwards. The book “Anxious People” is Swedish author Fredrick Backman’s fifth novel, and it certainly is…
Meet a Villager: Barbara Garbarczyk

Meet a Villager: Barbara Garbarczyk

After varied careers paths, and many lives touched, one Villager tells how her life came full circle, ending up as it should. Photo: Nicole Hamel Barbara Garbarczyk, a Eucharistic minister involved with the women’s guild at St. Mark’s Church in…
Color Him Country

Color Him Country

African American Villager Bill Williams, is known around Central Florida as a talented country music singer. Photos: Nicole Hamel Outside of Charley Pride, few could name a black country artist. That’s because there hasn’t been too many in the musical…
In the Villages: Don’t be a turkey

In the Villages: Don’t be a turkey

Let your wife revel in some Thanksgiving fun. OK, men of The Villages. We know you have hearty appetites, as evidenced by the crowds that accumulate at local restaurants.  You’re rejoicing in the fact that Thanksgiving is only a few…
Book Club: ‘The Lost and Found Bookshop’

Book Club: ‘The Lost and Found Bookshop’

By Susan Wiggs. A touching story about one woman’s journey toward her discovery of hidden family secrets and of what’s truly important in life.  Natalie Harper is about to celebrate a big promotion when her whole world is shattered.  First,…
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