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Monday, September 27, 2021

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Diving Deep into Mayan History

Diving Deep into Mayan History

Truth surfaced when treasure hunter Bill McGehee explored the murky depths. Bill McGehee knew without a doubt, the moment his hand touched the submerged wall, that the direction of his life had been changed forever. It was the first dive…
IN THE VILLAGES: Villages Gals Think Ink

IN THE VILLAGES: Villages Gals Think Ink

It seems like more and more women in The Villages are sporting tattoos, or what many call body art. From a modest red rose on the ankle, to a more obvious “full sleeve” of body art on the arm, to…
BOOK CLUB: <i>The Boys In The Boat</i>

BOOK CLUB: The Boys In The Boat

Farm boys, fishermen and loggers who win Olympic gold! It’s the fall of 1933, the Great Depression has gripped the country for four years and 10 million people are without jobs. It’s a cold and dreary day in Seattle as…
MEET A VILLAGER: Walter and Janice Martin

MEET A VILLAGER: Walter and Janice Martin

African-American residents appeared to be few and far between when Walter and Janice Martin moved to The Villages in 2004. Although comfortable in their new environment, discovery of the African-American Club enhanced the martin’s ability to meet and develop solid…
Masterful Teaching

Masterful Teaching

“If something good hasn’t happened yet, it means you aren’t at the end of your painting – know the magic is there waiting for you – know something good happens in the end.” – Arrachme “Take chances, be bold and…
BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

BOOK CLUB: Everglades — America’s Wetland

Photographer takes readers on unforgettable journey through Florida’s River of Grass. The Bookworm Book Club was honored to host award-winning conservation photographer and naturalist Mac Stone as the debut speaker for The Distinguished Florida Author Series. His just-released book “Everglades:…
A Life Ruled by Alcohol

A Life Ruled by Alcohol

“I never said, ‘Hey, give me a double of that stuff that cost me my wife; give me another shot of that stuff that never got me promoted; give me some of that DUI.’” – Joe “We were going through…

MEET A VILLAGER: Maria Del Carmen Rottenburg

You Can Do Anything Maria Del Carmen Rottenburg left behind her privileged lifestyle, dissolved an engagement and dealt with a total disinheritance. Through it all, this South American native never lost her positive outlook. STYLE: Maria, can you describe your…
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