Around Town – May 5

Orchids to …

• Mt. Healthy Book Buddies volunteers for a wonderful and successful school year, from Patra Jones.

• Steve Franklin for always coming to fix my mower, from Linda.

• Makayla Woodcock for being such a kind-hearted, beautiful and decent young woman.

• Theodora Saddoris for the straightforward and clear opinion column on addiction.

• Allison Turner for graduating from Indiana University, from Mom, Dad, Sis and Riley.

• Eddie at Lowe’s for helping us with our refrigerator problem, from the Perrys.

• Lily Retz for the Reggie Miller cards, from Grandma.

• lawmakers and the governor for stopping the sale of cold beer at convenience stores.

• the leaders of the 52nd First United Methodist Church smorgasbord, Lee and Jewell Arthur, and Jim and Marsha Sons, from Linda.

• all the wonderful people for helping me get up when I fell at the Columbus airport.

Onions to …

• people who don’t say “please” and “thank you” anymore.

• whoever is responsible for continuously mailing out the phone books because we have already received three this year.

• the people who walk and drive up and down Midway Street throwing their trash and cigarette butts in our yards.

• those who don’t realize that alternative facts can be found in any eight-year period, as well as shorter ones such as four and even two.

• moody Christian people.

• doctors who keep you coming back every six months although they tell you they can’t really find anything wrong.

• housekeeping supervisors who make their employees take a point if they want to go on vacation and for making them work their days off after they return from vacation.

Happy Birthday to …

• Evan Wheeler, from your family and Donna.

• Irma Glick, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Donna Condon, from Dad, Mom, Scott, Debbie, Doug, Diane, Cindy, Jarod and all your nieces and nephews.

• Katelynn Mabis, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Kathy Clouse, Gary Dodd and Tony Kaiser, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Tracy Wallace.

• Dave Irvine.

• Brenda Dillingham, from your sister, Ava, and Carey, Brad, Riley, Macy and Reid.

• Kirsten Gross.

• Zachary Miller.

• Imogene Butler, from friends at Home Ec.

• John W. Parker.

• Sandy Caldwell.

Happy Birthday to …

• Norma Berlein and Levi England, from Dove Ministries.

• Bob Priddy.