Around Town – March 10

Orchids to …

• The Republic for its awesome coverage of the Columbus North girls basketball team both before and after its amazing run to a second consecutive state final.

• all those people in the Onions column who are calling attention to Hillary Clinton’s book.

• Applebee’s for the truly amazing service.

• Curt and Lisa Zwanzig for collaborating with us for our annual pizza bingo night for families, from the Southside PTO.

• Mendi Richards for the delicious chicken and noodle lunch you made for us, from First Presbyterian preschool teachers and staff.

• Bev Brown for the delicious dinner she brought to us while I am recuperating, from Aunt Janice and Uncle Gene.

• Allison at Liberty Tax for great customer service.

• City of Columbus trash collectors for closing the lids of toters, especially on a rainy day.

• Bill Gelfius for a tremendously well-written letter of common sense regarding the CFO/CAFO regulations.

Onions to …

• those who don’t understand how powerful addiction is.

• those who continue to enable illegal aliens as they have broken the law.

• the people who bash a good politician for the book she wrote.

• the people who waste time reading Hillary Clinton’s book.

• big movie theaters for their ridiculous prices.

• neighbors who are too lazy to pick up trash in their yard and to all the people who throw trash out of their vehicle when driving down the road.

• the people who think that Hillary Clinton’s book isn’t relevant in assessing her character.

• the unprofessional behavior of a local real estate agent.

• people who drive and fiddle with their cellphones.

• the people who haven’t figured out we will not be silenced until the entire current administration is impeached or behind bars.

• those who don’t realize you can shut the door of transparency but you can’t silence the citizens.

• any employer who does not recognize people who are retiring in good taste and asking fellow employees to foot the bill.

• landlords who expect disabled tenants to spend all of their money on repairs to the home they are renting.

• The Republic for not publishing bowling scores in the same manner they used to.

• groups that can’t afford proper maintenance and landscaping for our architectural gems anymore and for relying on the community to assist them each year.

Happy Birthday to …

• Linda Belser, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Emily Nunemaker, from Kim and Randy.

• Nadine Reed, from Browns Corner Chapel Church.

• Don Mize, from Howard and Clora Mize.

• Daniell Green, from Mo and Aunt Ann.

• Mickey May, from your favorite Aunt Druscilla.

• Rylin Burge, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Scott Watkins, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Zachary Crull.

• Riley Ellison.

• Susi Robbins.

• Brad Stinebring, from your family.

• Barb Maus, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Lynieca Brooks, from Darrin, Raylene and Denisa.

• Amelia Thompson, from Steve and Vickie.

• Martha Titus, from your co-workers in the mortgage department.

• Martha Titus, from your cousin, Janice.

• the Rev. Orville Turner, from the Sixth Street General Baptist Church.

• Carmen Kreinhagen, from Mom.

Belated Wishes to …

• Pauline Fox on No. 90, from your friends at Bethel Holiness Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Mike and Janet Ketron.