Around Town – May 10

Orchids to …

• Bryce Trotter, Mark McDonald and Ethan Kissinger for the volunteer work they did for Horizon House.

• the kind, honest person who found my ATM card in the machine on Taylor Road last week and made the effort to return it, from R.J.W.

• Peggy at Sterling Garage Doors for always being so nice and helpful.

• the elderly couple at Hilton Garden Inn in Edinburgh who paid for dinner for the three prom couples on Saturday night.

• to whoever paid for the meals of the veterans in uniform at the Columbus Pump House the other day.

• Dawson and Brian Payne for being great neighbors and helping me finish the work on my yard.

• Smith Elementary PTO and Lyndsey Burton for the awesome “Best Staff in the World” Teacher Appreciation Week celebrations.

• Medora Christian Church for a tremendous men’s fellowship Monday night.

• all the pretty goldenrods that are blooming around town

• the couple who loaned me 75 cents at Kroger.

• Columbus Police Department, Columbus Fire Department and paramedics whose quick response saved the lives of the couple who ran into my home.

• Maureen Pope for inviting me to the wonderful women’s luncheon at your church, from your daughter-in-law, Heather.

• the veterinarians and technicians at Columbus Animal Hospital for the wonderful care of our kitties while we were gone, from J.A.

Onions to …

• people who don’t realize that most places are open on Sunday.

• the city for approving another Mexican restaurant when we already have several to choose from.

• the high school that charged $5 per person to attend a track meet instead of honoring the special-needs athletes and their families with free admission.

• the person who gets special treatment in the church newsletter.

• the mean person who intentionally ran over the family of geese on Taylor Road.

Happy Birthday to …

• Carolynn DePaul, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Aksana Vivek, from Mrs. Erickson.

• Barbara Everett, from Kris and Melissa Everett.

• Karen Loy, from Kathy, Trudy, David, Brook and Pastor Peggy.

• Adora Paetzel and John Reed, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Eric Allman.

• Rhett Whittington.

• Michelle Harker.

• Sandy Bense.

• Jennifer Mohr.

• Jeff Wright.

• Jodi Henderson.

• Tina Robertson, from your family.

Happy Belated Birthday to …

• Dave Munt, from your family and Donna.

• Leta Green, from the traveling gals, Donna and Joyce.

• Carol Bobb, from your family, Brenda and Donna.

• Princeton Singh, from Grandpa, Mom and Dad.