Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
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Sunday, September 26, 2021

Final Thought

Final Thought: Just say no… to Facebook

Final Thought: Just say no… to Facebook

Hello, my name is James, and I’m a Facebook-a-holic.  It’s a terrible addiction. Unlike the high produced by drugs, Facebook consistently delivers a devastating low. The daily dose of hard-core political opinions, boring status updates, goofy selfies, and annoying invites…
Final Thought: No child left outside

Final Thought: No child left outside

Kids need outdoor playtime, but parents prefer to play it safe.  I remember fun-filled childhood days from the 1980s. We’d catch crawdads and tadpoles at the creek, ride our bicycles to the local convenience store, and build indestructible forts that served…
Final Thought: Let’s play fair

Final Thought: Let’s play fair

Transgender women should not be allowed to participate in girls’ sports. For Selina Soule, competing in Connecticut’s 2019 state championship track meet presented a golden opportunity. A strong performance there would allow her to qualify for the New England Regional…
Final Thought: Life changes

Final Thought: Life changes

You make plans and the universe laughs.  I’ve heard the saying “You make your plans and God laughs,” and I have found this to be especially true since I turned 25 last month, and the milestone birthday hit me somewhat…
Final Thought: Mom connection

Final Thought: Mom connection

A mother’s love knows no boundaries.  Just recently while browsing online, and maybe because it’s nearing Mother’s Day, I came across a gif that says, “A mother’s love is eternal.” Sure, it’s pretty cliché, but based on my own experiences,…
Final Thought: In seventh heaven

Final Thought: In seventh heaven

Tranquil boating, swamp skimming, seaplane splashing always fun thrills.  Ahhhh. Springtime in Lake and Sumter counties is a glorious time to be outdoors, in the fresh air, or better yet to feel the gentle breeze out on the water.  Maybe…
Final Thought: Not so close encounter

Final Thought: Not so close encounter

Call me crazy, but I saw…well, something. Illustrations: Megan Mericle The luminous round object appeared to be massive, at least as long as a football field, as it hovered in one spot, pulsating red and blue lights outlining the bottom…
Final Thought: Your bracket will be a bust

Final Thought: Your bracket will be a bust

Filling out a perfect NCAA Tournament bracket is far from a slam dunk. The NCAA Tournament field will be announced next month. As the clock ticks toward tipoff, millions will scramble to gain insight and knowledge so they can fill…
Final Thought: Kindly speaking

Final Thought: Kindly speaking

Don’t just think it, say it. Most days of the month, every month, have a national cause for celebration attached to them, and January is no exception.  Of the month’s 31 days, 18 of them, according to nationalday365.com, are reserved…
(Away from) Home for the Holidays

(Away from) Home for the Holidays

How to be with your loved ones in spirit this holiday season.   As dreadful 2020 nears its end, most of us are probably thinking, “FINALLY!”  This has truly been a year that will go down in history for all…
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