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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

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In the Villages: Gold-timers

In the Villages: Gold-timers

Retirees vie for medals in The Villages Senior Games. The gun sounds. Runners take off in a dead sprint and are neck and neck to the finish line.  The clock ticks. A basketball shooter has one minute to make as…
In the Villages: Ways to predict the Final Four

In the Villages: Ways to predict the Final Four

Don’t overthink when you fill out your NCAA Tournament bracket. Instead, have a little fun. It’s no secret that residents of The Villages are avid sports fans. Spend one afternoon in the country’s largest retirement community and you’ll see golf…
In the Villages: Don’t be a  lonely heart

In the Villages: Don’t be a lonely heart

Yes, Valentine’s Day can be just as fulfilling for singles. Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Historically, it’s a day where two people madly in love exchange heart-shaped chocolates, floral arrangements, and jewelry.  Unless, of course, you’re single. Residents of The…
In the Villages: Strive for a happy, healthy New Year

In the Villages: Strive for a happy, healthy New Year

Villagers, make 2022 your best year yet. Remember the 1980s hit song “I’m so Excited” by The Pointer Sisters? With 2022 here, I’m very excited and I just can’t hide it! Actually, I have this joyful feeling with the arrival…
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…
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…
Mister, tear down that wall

Mister, tear down that wall

Men need to effectively communicate when stressful situations arise. For most of your adulthood, life has been one smooth ride. You were gainfully employed and now you’re happily retired in The Villages, better known to some as the “Disney World…
In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

In the Villages: On your mark, get set… STOP!

Expansion set to double Villages size by 2040, so will roads become one big traffic jam? Story: Joe Angione When I moved to the Villages in 1997, there were 12,000 homes spread compactly on both sides of Route 27/441. Most…
In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

In the Villages: Hey pal, I know a guy …

Would it be great to have a service registry? Story: Joe Angione As I was leaving a Publix parking lot, a van stopped in front of me and the driver yelled, “Hey, I can fix your front fender right now…
In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

In The Villages: The enigma in your medicine cabinet

There’s a lot that goes unnoticed on the label of your multivitamins… Story: Joe Angione The manufacturer of your multivitamins wants you to believe it is providing every vitamin you need to keep you in the best of health. But…
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