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Friday, December 3, 2021

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Let Freedom Ring in Writing

The first ever Write 4 Freedom Celebration was held recently at the Laurel Manor Recreation Center. More than 35 authors living in The Villages volunteered their time for a special “write in” to demonstrate their love and gratitude for the…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Farewell to Mr. Style

EDITOR’S LETTER: Farewell to Mr. Style

The ultimate man of style recently passed away after 88 well-lived years. T.H. Poole, Sr., husband, father, teacher, coach, leader, watchdog and businessman, leaves a legacy of Civil Rights activism in Lake County that never will be equaled. Thomas H.…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Mom was first assignment editor

EDITOR’S LETTER: Mom was first assignment editor

Blame my mom if you don’t like this letter. She’s the reason I ended up the lone journalist out of a brood of four boys, and not just because she was at the other end of my umbilical cord. Growing…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Wishing for bodacious bark

EDITOR’S LETTER: Wishing for bodacious bark

Yes, I realize that ranking the best barbecue is a sure-fire way to end up with sauce on my face. Those on top of the list will love me; cellar dwellers will want to stick me on a spit and…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Lake County car dealers earn high marks

EDITOR’S LETTER: Lake County car dealers earn high marks

Last month, I put my journalistic foot in my mouth with a tongue-in-cheek column about an unpleasant car shopping experience I had. At least a few people took exception to my comments. They felt I implied that all car dealerships…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Car shopping leaves me a wreck

EDITOR’S LETTER: Car shopping leaves me a wreck

I know I can’t outsmart a car dealer, but every four years or so I give in to temptation and browse dealerships online. When my insanity is full-blown, I visit car lots. I know I’ll be jacked around, and yet…
EDITOR’S LETTER: Big plans for the new year

EDITOR’S LETTER: Big plans for the new year

Here in Magazineland, we don’t make New Year’s resolutions; we make editorial budgets. Not dollars-and-cents budgets (although we do that, too), but a list, or planner of stories we want to pursue in 2015. I’m not sure who coined the…
EDITOR’S LETTER: No sleep for me

EDITOR’S LETTER: No sleep for me

The email from my 21-year-old friend was innocent enough, but hit me like a ton of bricks. “No sleep for me,” Teddy mass messaged friends, family and acquaintances after purchasing Destiny, the latest blow-‘em-all-up video game. The message arrived the…
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