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Back to School Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

I was going to buy a copy of The Power of Positive Thinking, and then I thought: What […]

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Essential Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

I checked into a hotel in a real hayseed town in Alabama last month and they gave me […]

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Introducing: The Mount Dora LOOTH! An Occasional Column by Daemon Fields

LOOTH?  What is LOOTH?  It’s more of an idea…an inspiration to experience Life Out Of The House to […]

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More Damn Junk Food…by Jim Carlton

My teenaged daughter dyes her hair so much the photo on her drivers license has a little color […]

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What’s more fun than a basket of Easter Eggs?

What makes a small town like Mount Dora so special?  Why the small things, of course. Things like […]

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Healthy Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

Spring doesn’t officially begin until Willie Nelson puts his hair up in a red bandana. Nature abhors a […]

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Springy Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

The U.S. Postal Service is issuing commemorative stamps for the Wolfman, Dracula, Frankenstein and other movie monsters. They’re […]

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Back To the Past: The Abandoned Cemetery, Part Two

A continuing series looking into forgotten cemetery beyond the border of Mount Dora’s history. Soon after my Jan. […]

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Hearty Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

I see things haven’t gone so well for some of the Star Wars characters. One of them is […]

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Mount Dora BOOMERZ Reunite to Rock & Roll For K9S For Warriors

  Mount Dora Boomerz, a rock and roll oldies band, will present their reunion concert and fundraiser on […]

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Chew on this Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

Florida governor Rick Scott has volunteered to become the very first artificial heart donor. Life Lesson: Never try […]

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New Year’s Junk Food for Thought…by Jim Carlton

Jim Carlton shares wicked quips and funny bits with the Mount Dora Citizen. The U.S. Post Office does not recommend licking the back of the Jerry Garcia Commemorative stamp.

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Mount Dora’s Parks and Recreation Santa Switchboard

Cody has been nice this year. He had to think about it for a second, maybe there had […]

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Bike the Byway – Cycling in Florida

The Green Mountain Scenic Byway is a system of rural, county and state roads that combine to form […]

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Mount Dora Mayor Nick Girone takes the Helm with Three New Council Members

This year’s election brought sweeping change to Mount Dora’s City Council. All four of the incumbents who were up for […]

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Meet Megan Glass, Mount Dora’s New Public Information Officer

The Mount Dora Citizen recently interviewed the City of Mount Dora’s newly hired Public Information Officer (PIO).  She will begin […]

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Sticky Junk Food For Thought…by Jim Carlton

I knew a guy who testified against the mob and the government got him a job going door […]

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Valerie Hart’s “My Best Life” – for Cat Lovers Who Love to Cook

Mount Dora’s Valerie Hart loves sharing her passion for cooking. The past hostess of the locally produced “Back of the […]

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Quick Bites – Fun Info and Government Updates

Get your Game On: Think you might be interested in playing a little pickleball?  Well, if you think […]

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Everything You Want it to Be…and More: Turners Kitchen + Bar in Leesburg

I typically shy away from the idea of reviewing restaurants for several reasons. First and foremost, as someone […]

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