Archive for September, 2012

The Villages OK for Ma but not for me

Maybe you’ve seen TV commercials for The Villages or wondered why Republican politicians often campaign at this chain of subdivisions often called “Disney;and for the elderly.”

Here’s a column I wrote about The Villages, which I visited on a reporting job.

www.floridavoices.com/columns/mark-obrien/villages-where-life-good

Keepin’ it simple

 

Here’s a mellow column I wrote about the need for perspective when we complain that life isn’t fair. It is in the September issue of Splash! magazine, published by the Gulf Breeze News.

www.splashpensacolabeach.com/news/2012-09-01/Coastal_Life/Uncle_Marks_secrets_to_living_a_happy_life.html