Around Town – December 9

• Dec. 9

Orchids to …

• Burnsville Christian Church for hosting the South Central Indiana Men’s Fellowship and for an awesome cornbread and bean supper.

• Julie Malson and Suzanne Jowers of Columbus Housing Authority for looking out for their clients this winter.

• Alvin Balmer for his kindness on Tuesday night for driving the New Hope Christian Church van to the South Central Indiana Men’s Fellowship.

• the garden club that decorated the walkway between the parking garage and Washington Street with beautiful flowers all summer and now Christmas trees. 

• Len at Excel Auto Glass who helped me get home in the rain a couple of days ago, from Cyclin’ Bill.

• the Columbus East football team, especially coach Gaddis, from a proud grandparent.

• the wonderful Terrace Lake Church volunteers and all the other great volunteers who helped us Dec. 3 at Turning Point.

• the manager at Crew Car Wash and Kimmer at Kroger, for your kindness and compassion.

• John Krull for a well-written column about the president-elect.

Onions to …

• the person that hides behind a mental illness as an excuse to purposely break rules.

• people in the office who always find a reason to complain.

• people too lazy to put shopping carts in their proper place, causing other people to have to move them in order to park. 

• the Social Security system that gave a small raise then took it back to what people already made.

Happy Birthday to …

• Debbie Black Divan, from your family and Donna.

• Masahiro Sato, from your family, co-workers and Donna.

• Ray Jackson

• John Stephens Jr.

• Keith Hill, from Aunt Debi.

• Kay Burton, from your family.

Belated Wishes to …

• David Ray, from Kimberly.