Thursday, April 19, 2018

Quirky - #Blogboost #BloggingfromAtoZ

Mt. Dora (also see my "D" day post), Florida, has a well deserved reputation as being a quirky city - as in "sometimes eccentric", or "zany".  It's an artist colony, and it has its share of people who intended to just pass through, but never left.

And, anyway, I needed a post with a title beginning with "Q".

Here are some examples, which I offer in an affectionate spirit.

In Mt. Dora, people want other people to be happy.
It has its own polar bear, "Monty".

A local business has a bubble blowing machine, where children and adults gather to enjoy the bubbles (they are a bit hard to see in the photograph but the bubbles are there).
Mt. Dora's own space oddities.
Quirky and just a few miles from all those theme parks.

Day 19 of the Ultimate Blog Challenge #blogboost.
"Q" day for the Blogging from #AtoZChallenge - my theme, "Florida Outside the Theme Parks".


  1. Alana,

    Some artists are quirky true but the stranger and weirder they are the more artistic they are. I wonder if it's because they have removed all barriers that inhibit others? Hmmm, Mr. Dora has a Polar Bear? Is this for real? I'd think a Polar Bear in Florida would be miserable. I'd be terribly unhappy to live in Florida especially when spring arrives. I don't like severe weather and I know it really starts heating up that far south fast. Thanks for dropping by yesterday, my friend!

    Curious as a Cathy
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  2. I think quirky places are lovely - they have character and whimsy - what's not to love?

    Leanne |
    Q for Quality not Quantity

  3. Aww, love that they have a polar bear. Looks like a nice little town!

  4. I love quirkiness, especially if it's artsy quirkiness. What a cool place that must be. Great pictures!

  5. If I ever get to Florida, I want to visit Mt. Dora. I love the idea of the residents having a polar bear and wanting others to be happy. :-)

    The View from the Top of the Ladder

  6. Looks interesting! Thank you for sharing :)
    Jui Positive Cookies


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