Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Monday, July 26, 2021

Village Edition

Flying High

Flying High

story+photos: Ellen Cora For Villager John DeYoung, flying radio control model aircrafts is more challenging — and exciting — than flying small airplanes. A lifelong love of aviation took The Villages resident John DeYoung from small-plane cockpits to the hand-held…
MEET A VILLAGER: Betty Eich

MEET A VILLAGER: Betty Eich

story: Fred Hilton photo: Fred Lopez Noteworthy achievement: After a career as a teacher and school administrator, I retired and reinvented myself as a photographer. I take photos of striking landscapes, nature macros, and scenes of The Villages. People select…
Savor the Asian flavor

Savor the Asian flavor

How about a little history lesson with that duck sauce or potsticker? Villager Yukiko Moriyama-Holman teaches more than just cooking. She wants her students to understand Asian cuisine and culture. Taking a cooking class with Yukiko Moriyama-Holman involves more than…
MEET A VILLAGER: Ann Pelle

MEET A VILLAGER: Ann Pelle

Noteworthy achievement: In 2010 I received the Lifetime Achievement Award from my high school in Maryland. I was chosen among all students who graduated from Surrattsville High School since its inception in the early 1900s. I received the award because…
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Eating Raw

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Eating Raw

For the past four years, 80 percent of what Jean Sumner has eaten has been raw, unprocessed food. Among her favorite entrees are raw spaghetti, raw tacos, zucchini noodles marinara, and raw pumpkin pie. Maintaining a raw food diet takes…
Carrying the legacy

Carrying the legacy

Sculptor J. Michael Wilson grew up a long way from Florida, but his lifelike bronze statues at the Brownwood entrance of The Villages skillfully capture the history of Florida’s whip-cracking, cattle-driving cowboys. story: Mary Ann DeSantis  photos: Fred Lopez+Liz Tidwell…
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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