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Monday, September 27, 2021

Village Edition

BOOK CLUB: The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

BOOK CLUB: The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion

A fun-filled novel about family and relationships After planning three weddings in two years for her daughters, Sookie Poole is looking forward to a rest. However, she still has to cope with her demanding mother, 88-year-old Lenore, a loud and…
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…
Villagers for Veterans Providing Mobility and More

Villagers for Veterans Providing Mobility and More

Marie Bogdonoff is no stranger to hard work and multitasking. Prior to her retirement, the New York native ran five dealerships: two Lexus, a Mercedes, one Audi store, and an Acura store. “I had been in the business for a…
IN THE VILLAGES: Night on the Square

IN THE VILLAGES: Night on the Square

There are many activities I enjoy pursuing in The Villages, but one of my favorite things is knowing any night of the year (weather permitting) I can go to one of the three town squares and listen to live entertainment,…
Like a duck to water

Like a duck to water

If you told Jean Hofmann ten years ago she’d be a volunteer instructor teaching eight water and land exercise classes a week she’d have begged to differ with you. “People approach me all the time and ask if I was…
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…
MEET A VILLAGER: For all veterans past and future

MEET A VILLAGER: For all veterans past and future

Veterans Memorial Park in The Villages has hosted dozens of events on key military and national holidays — including Armed Forces Day, Memorial Day and Veterans Day — since being dedicated on Nov. 11, 1998. Both the park and its…
BOOK CLUB: The Book Club

BOOK CLUB: The Book Club

A novel about the power of friendship It is not often that a book we have chosen to read disappoints so many members. Unfortunately, that was case with The Book Club by Mary Alice Monroe. Members felt she missed an…
House Sharing — Niche group community and more

House Sharing — Niche group community and more

The baby boomer generation has gained quite a reputation for continually challenging and redefining the status quo. More than 75 million strong, many are facing retirement, and they once again are pushing the envelope—this time on how and where they…
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