Around Town – March 9

Orchids to …

• Bryan Brown for writing what millions of us are thinking.

• Dancer’s Studio for the beautiful flowers.

• Beth Sullivan’s letter in Sunday’s paper and for her dependable, positive and caring outlook.

• Bryan Brown for his excellent letter, reminding us that truth matters.

• Carol Sewell for her great letter about the importance of representative government.

• Thurman in the Kroger meat department for always being very friendly and helpful, and making sure I am always satisfied when I leave.

Onions to …

• the dental office that made me feel foolish asking a question about braces.

• people who spread ridiculous weather forecasts, no matter how improbable.

• opinion writers who don’t think about a scenario where children can have hatred toward adults and incite angry responses.

• the person complaining about doctors taking money and doing nothing for not realizing some components of our health care system are after repeat customers, not cures.

• people who judge others in the Onions.

• The Republic for publishing outrageous Onions.

Happy Birthday to …

• Jadynn on No. 7, with love from Grandma, Mommy, Daddy, Teigan and Kamryn.

• Barbara Johnson, Jim Hamilton and Matthew Zeller, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Todd Acton.

• Keegan Hill on No. 14, from all of your family.

Happy Belated Birthday to …

• Ann Hoppus and Jim Wolpert, from Dove Ministries.

• Dianne Farrar, from your sons, husband, daughters-in-law and grandchildren.