Around Town – October 12

Orchids to …

• Jane Sullivan for opening the beautiful Garden of Grace Gift Shop on 23rd and Cottage.

• Pastor Monte Stetler, a good neighbor who repaired my gutter.

• the women at Garland Brook for all your kindness and generosity.

• Laura Lasell, Felicia and Anne at Doctors Park Family Medicine for always being so kind and caring to my mother, from Betty.

• Barb Johnson for a well-deserved honor and for being a blessing to the Hope community, from Pat May.

• my daughter and her family for inviting me for dinner so often as it is greatly appreciated, from a grateful mom.

• Online Construction for doing a great job on our project.

Onions to …

• people who still complain about the marathon and have not moved on.

• a society that has become so oversensitive it can’t handle how real men used to talk privately with other men.

• the co-worker who comes to work and stays on Facebook for the first hour just because the manager isn’t there.

• people who think it is normal or acceptable to speak about women in a lewd manner or to brag about sexual harassment or assault.

• all the people who drive around with expired license plates.

• parents of football-playing children who get hurt and blame the referees or program directors when they should sign their children up to play soccer.

Happy Birthday to …

• Wilma Houshour, from Bethel Baptist Church.

• Charly Kleinhenz, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Jerry Denton from Pastor Lewis and the Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Jenna Boewe, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Lori Robertson.

• Tyler Knotts.

• Rosemary Long.

• Helaine Archer.

• Riley Repp.

• Payton Nunemaker, from Kim, Randy and Sarah.

• Jenna Boewe on No. 13, from Mom, Dad and Brendan.

• Bryan K. Hawley, from your mother, Frank and family.

• Carol Gleason, from Velma, Debbie, Rosemary, Kathy and Brenda.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Ken and Michele Seim, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Pastor Mike and Jill Newlin, from Dove Ministries.