Orchids to …
• Holly Karr for the truth-telling letter to the editor.
• the very nice lady at McDonald’s Friday for buying my kids and I lunch, as it made my day.
• the friendly neighbor who mowed up the leaves in our yard, as it was a blessing, from Jodi and Alan Sladek.
• the always-cheerful and helpful staff at Pickers Paradise, from a long-time customer.
• Holly Karr for her true letter to the editor, from a family that agrees.
• the dogs barking in Prairie Stream Estates who scared away the burglar really late Thursday night.
• Robert Campbell for his enlightened letter to the editor about the Electoral College.
• Clark Holland for cleaning out my gutters, from CCC.
Happy Birthday to …
• Johnny Fife, from your family and Donna.
• Betty Whittington, from Bethel Baptist Church.
• Shannon Sims.
• Jazmine White.
• Tim Grogg.
• Aunt Abby Yount, from Sophia and Journey.
• Shirl McFarlane Shepherd and T. Burton, from Trish, Haleigh, Kristy, Mackenzie, Aunt Shirley, Dale and Betty.
• Happy Belated Anniversary to …
• Ben and Dorothy, on No. 71, from your sons.
• ANOTHER beautiful morning