| By Rod Thorell | Do you think that maybe remote working is for you? Uncle Rod is here to tell you everything you need to know that you won’t get from that article your friend sent you from Forbes that he saw on Linkedin that was mentioned in a TEDx talk. I do happen to work in my pajamas. Every telecommuting article will talk … Continue reading Humor Column: Telecommuting
| By Hannah Blume | High school is a time for self-discovery. It’s where teenagers spend seven-hour days, five days a week, 10 months out of the year, for four years straight and pop out on the other end as older and wiser versions of themselves. It’s where songs about the Quadratic Formula are played, friendships are born and the words “pop quiz” act as … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned in High School
| By Rod Thorell | Pranks. They’ve been part of my life since I was little. I sat and watched at the feet of a master, and, sometimes, became the butt of the joke. One of the central tenets of humor is laughing at the misfortunes of others. Watching someone go to the edge of disaster is hilarious, once we realize they’ll come out unscathed. … Continue reading Humor Column: Pranks
| By Rod Thorell | Several years ago, my wife and I determined that we had enough of snow, slush and Boston drivers. It was time to move South. We had vacationed in Florida for a long time, so we knew all about it, right? There are some things I have learned in moving from Massachusetts to Clermont that were a complete surprise to me. … Continue reading Humor: Former Bostonian Discovers Florida’s Surprises
| By Kathryn Deen | May I be the first to say, “Happy May!?” This issue of Clermont Magazine spotlights a nifty training and recovery haven in Clermont for serious bicyclists and other athletes. “It’s the only one around.” Speaking of hardcore athletes, a local runner recounts her grueling journey to the finish line in her 10th Boston Marathon last month. “My heart was already broken and … Continue reading May Magazine Highlights
| By Kathryn Deen | Happy April, Peeps! In the April issue of Clermont Magazine, catch up on Clermont’s triathlete history from the man himself, Fred Sommer of Sommer Sports. “The early days of triathlon were like the wild wild west.” Yee-haw! Also, this duathlete’s journey might break your heart and put it back together again in “a lifetime sharpened by tremendous success and tremendous loss.” Another Clermont resident to … Continue reading April Magazine Highlights
| By Kathryn Deen | 7 a.m. April 25, 2015 our sneakers pushed off the start line. This was the moment my husband and I had been training for. My first half marathon. We departed from Downtown Clermont’s beautiful Waterfront Park just after sunrise in the pleasant, 72-degree weather. It was a flat and fast run around Lake Minneola with an out-and-back segment on the … Continue reading Why Clermont?