Around Town – January 26

Orchids to …

• the newspaper for covering Mike Pence fairly.

• Sally and Cheri of Columbus Transit for their hard work, from a patron.

• Columbus Police Department for its humorous way of handling the marijuana delivery issue.

• my friends for wishing me a happy birthday Jan. 24, from Beverly.

• the three gentlemen who gave my car a jump Monday morning on Washington Street.

• the pharmacist and the girls at the Walmart for their kindness.

• Denise at Hobby Lobby for helping the First Christian Church customers find the fabric they needed.

Onions to …

• people who think being rated highly effective is worth a $1 difference in performance bonus.

• the city of Columbus for not having a parade for the vice president.

• law enforcement for being unprofessional by using social media to be snarky about the marijuana delivery.

• people who think two states should decide every election.

• people who demanded that election results be accepted by one party but now cannot accept the actual results after their candidate lost.

• coaches for charging an outrageous amount to be on a team and not providing a detailed expense sheet for the needed funds.

• people who still want to criminalize marijuana.

• The Republic for having five pictures of East and North girls basketball games and no pictures of conference champion Hauser’s girls game.

• neighbors in the housing subdivision who let their dogs out early every morning to bark constantly and wake up others.

• the apartment maintenance person for tracking mud in my apartment.

• workers who didn’t fix the leaky roof of our church.

• my neighbors who don’t clean up after their dogs.

• the person who tore up our yard and knocked over our mailbox.

• people who owe others money.

• people who walk, run and push strollers on the bike paths in our housing subdivision.

Happy Birthday to …

• Crystal Manning, from Pastor Lewis Burton and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Pam Nading, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Jordan Alsip.

• Mae Jessee, from your family and friends.

Happy Anniversary to …

• John and Lynn Whittington, from Aunt Elsie.