Around Town – November 28

Orchids to …

• Roger for bringing me the lovely Thanksgiving meal, from Elizabeth.

• those who sent me a card or made a call to me on Thanksgiving, thank you, from John Tinkey.

• the wonderful grandparents who became parents, this is what true love really is.

• Jason of Kroger’s meat department for his help in finding turkey thighs and legs for Thanksgiving.

• the chefs, servers and entire kitchen staff of Four Seasons Retirement Center for the awesome Thanksgiving dinner for residents and guests as we are so blessed each day by your dedication to us.

• all shoppers to remember the Golden Rule and be kind to others as you shop.

• Robert Edwards for his spot-on letter regarding fear of terrorists and fear of refugees.

Onions to …

• people who mistakenly believe Sunday’s horrible choice of a headline is what brought justice to a criminal.

• the people who think real Christians wouldn’t turn away refugees.

• the doctor who has gossiped about her patient to other doctors, causing trouble.

• those who need to see their name in the newspaper at least two times a day.

• a society that feels the need to destroy living trees to create monthlong decorations.

• rude shoppers and businesses who do not realize nor care what it is like to be disabled and not be able to get around as others do.

Happy Birthday to…

• Spencer Higdon, from your family and Donna.

• Karen Hounshell, from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Chad Clouse from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Lisa Webster.

• Rikki Loudick Hege, from Grandma Hege.

• Caleb Larrison, on No. 16, from Dad, Mom, Brendan, Mamaw Cox and Aunt Alice.