• Thought for the Day
• “The reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.”
• — Novelist Rita Mae Brown
Orchids to …
• every single letter writer in Saturday’s Opinion section, from an interested reader.
• Andrew Rea for sharing your wonderful photo of our hot air balloon in Sunday’s paper, from Chris and Vicki.
• the Taylorsville school cafeteria staff for making authentic lunch pails for fourth grade classes attending the Simmons one room school house, from a school marm.
• East Columbus United Methodist Church for the awesome block party on Saturday.
• First Christian Church for the awesome helping hands meal Saturday, from a participant.
• Tom Hadley of East Columbus United Methodist Church for his hard work on their block party Saturday.
• Kenneth Graham for his tribute to the Keach family, from Ralf Jewel.
Happy Birthday to …
• Trina Hanner, from your family and Donna.
• Denise Swift, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.
• Vicki Richardson, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.
• Drew Runion, from the Hope Moravian Church.
• Tiffany Tyree Peterman, from Grandma Hege.
• Joel Land.
• James Crull.
• Marvin Brown, from Trinity Baptist Church.
Happy Anniversary to …
• Brian and Amy Henderson, from your family and Donna.
• Marvin and Brenda Brown, from Trinity Baptist Church.
• ANOTHER beautiful morning