Around Town – July 19

Orchids to …

• Josh Kroot for buying my fish dinner at the county fair, from Sherry.

• the ladies of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Bartholomew Consolidated School Foundation for your help and support of the BCSC Summer Teacher’s Conference.

• the friends of Kris Kindelsperger for honoring him with beautiful landscaping at Turning Point Shelter on July 13, from Turning Point.

• Braydon Barwick for his donations to the pediatrics floor, from the Columbus pediatrics ward.

• all local law enforcement for what they do for us.

• June Hagen for all your help Sunday, from your friend, Jenny.

• all of the helpful volunteers who worked a shift in the Cattlemen’s Booth at the fair last week, from Ron and Linda.

• the EMTs at the fair for taking such good care of my son and for helping me as we went to the hospital Friday — and thanks to the ER staff.

Onions to …

• those who think all pit bulls, Rottweilers and other large dog breeds are vicious when they only get that way due to bad owners.

• The Republic for not publishing the Car Talk column Saturday.

• people who allow their children to play in newly landscaped flower beds outside the restaurant.

• disrespectful people who Pokémon-hunt in cemeteries even after the sign went up.

• people who put their feet on the dashboard.

• the paper carrier for not putting a bag on the paper, leaving us a wet paper when it rains.

• people who mow grass and other debris and send it into roadways, trashing vehicles and public roads and creating hazardous driving conditions for motorcycles and bicycles.

• doctors who think people in wheelchairs should visit every three months to keep their prescriptions refilled.

• the person who stole my gas can in Lowell Addition.

• utility workers who left the gate open to my backyard, allowing my dogs to get out.

• a neighbor who leaves trash and junk sitting around all the time.

• the city for the deplorable condition of the round pond at Mill Race Park.

• me for not graciously accepting the gift from the lady shopper at Aldi.

• narrow-minded parents who are threatening to boycott the first day of school.

• doctors who don’t want you to be late to an appointment but let you wait in the waiting room for two-and-a-half hours.

• whoever ran over our pet cat on County Road 550N.

• the lady who moved to a new apartment, threw her own housewarming party and then sold all the gifts.

• the local business owner who treats his customers like they are a waste of time.

• the contractors who never return calls or their mailbox is full.

Happy Birthday to …

• Joyce Willis, from Pastor Carl and The OutReach.

• Joyce Willis, from Jim Willis.

• Ryan Cline, from your family and Donna.

• Linda Louden, from your family and Donna.

• David Coleman from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Abbi-Daile on No. 18, love your mom and all your family and friends.

• Jasmine Yang, from Mrs. Erickson.

Happy Belated Birthday to

• Bryson Zeigler on No. 6, from Papaw Barry, Mamaw Tonia and Aunt Reagan.

• Matt and Jan Marlin, from friends at the Moravian Church.