AtoZ Challenge 2021 – Signs Signs – The O Signs #atozchallenge

Welcome to another year of the AtoZ Challenge.  This year I am doing signs that I have seen across the country.  This post will feature signs associated with the Letter O. ENJOY THE RIDE!

We can’t avoid signs.  They are everywhere.  Advertisements, informational signs, directional signs, business signs and, sometimes, even humorous and fun signs.  Each of my posts in this years’ challenge will feature a hodgepodge of signs I have come across in my travels.  In most cases, I’ll also note where they were taken.  Some were actually inside of shops or otherwise, so not all will have locations.  I hope you enjoy this fun trip each day of April.

OOOH…we now get to deal with the letter O and all of the un signs related to that.  Perhaps, the best signs are the OPEN signs.  We all like to go places that are Open.  Here are a few Open signs I have found along the way.

Usually Open sign at Ohrmann’s in Montana
Cool Cafe: If We Ain’t Shut We’re Open – Cool, Texas
Psycho Donuts – Campbell, California
If We Are Here We’re Open – Decatur, Texas
Open Sign – Uranus, Missouri
Come In We Are Open sign at RM Brooks in Rugby, Tennessee
Open Sign at a cafe in Slade, Kentucky
Yummy Palace Open – Irwin, Pennsylvania
We all like to know the Restroom is open!
Now Open – The Barn Deli and Grill in Oneida, Tennessee

Now for the fun mix found here and there

Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore
Ohio River Scenic Byway – this sign was in Illinois

Yes, there are actually quite a few National Grasslands.  Here is one of them.

Oglala National Grassland – Nebraska
Oatmeal Festival – Bertram, Texas
Oregonia, Ohio – This was taken at a cafe on a bike trail

You like Oysters?  Then better visit South Bend, Washington

Oyster Capital of the World – South Bend, Washington
Order Here sign – taken at Forbus Country Store in Pall Mall, Tennessee

And now for a few places….

Welcome to Oklahoma
Welcome to Oregon
Welcome to Ohio

And a couple of Odd places…

Odd, West Virginia Post Office
Sumoflam in Oddville, Kentucky

Some places are just okay…but everything in this town is Okay…

Okay City Hall – Okay, Oklahoma
Okay Christian Fellowship Church – Okay, Oklahoma
Even the fire department is Okay

And then there is an OK Barber Shop and Auctions

OK Barber Shop in Glendale, Kentucky

Some places may be Okay…but some claim to be the only place

Only, Tennessee
This way to the Only Baptist Church
The one and only Only Baptist Church

Oregon is not only a state, but it is also a town in Missouri

Oregon, Missouri

Need an Opportunity?  Then visit Montana!  There is an Opportunity waiting for you.

Opportunity, Montana

And they also have a fire department.

Opportunity Fire Dept – Opportunity, Montana

Go to Okemah, Oklahoma and you will see a Hot and a Cold Water tower….

Welcome to Okemah, Oklahoma
Okemah Water Towers – Hot, Cold and Woody Guthrie

And now for a few others…

Olympia, Washington
Olympia Mural – Olympia, Washington
Welcome to Olive Hill, Kentucky
Old Potter in Arkansas
Oil City, Louisiana
Oil City Water tower. They do have some oil towers too
Welcome to Ord, Nebraska
The only Ord Theatre that I am aware of
Welcome to Orlinda, Tennessee

Interested in my books?  The place that sells them is ALWAYS OPEN!

Always Open!

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