Orchids to …
• New Hope Christian Church and Alvin Balmer for preparing the June 2017 newsletter for South Central Indiana Men’s Fellowship.
• Kevin Butler and First United Methodist Church for a wonderful musical service Sunday.
• The Republic for the great picture and article on the return of “Frog Pond” and the new sculpture, “Lilly.”
• the nice person who returned my wallet untouched and the Eagles Club for keeping it safe.
• Loretta at Thrive Alliance for getting my walker for me, from Ilene.
• Taylorsville Tire for such quick, fantastic help with our flat tire, from Donna.
• the state highway employee who took the time to really mow State Road 58, just west of the interstate.
• Lions Club International for 100 years of humanitarian service.
• Diane and Bertha for the thoughtful and appreciated birthday gift.
• Aleesa Dickerson, Hauser FFA adviser, for awarding FFA members for a good job with a camping trip to Brown County and for being a good, caring teacher to students.
• Bob Kasting for finding a pleasant way to wait for the train and taking the photo of the beautiful flowers.
• Hope Veterinary Clinic staff and doctors for helping us take care of Romeo and let him go, from Susie Prather and family.
Onions to …
• the homeowner’s association that ignores the lawn maintenance and upkeep needs.
• the Onion writer who thinks roundabouts are not safer during an accident.
• the lack of maintenance of the high weeds at the U.S. 31 South roundabout.
• people who are hurtful and cruel.
Happy Birthday to …
• Roger Baker and Joanne Rahn, from Bethel Baptist Church.
• Lily Johnson, from Pat and Mike.
• Jayne Hege, from Elsie.
• Lynn Biggs Hassle.
• Marilyn Harris.
• Karyn Konetzke.
• William Thomas Crull.
• Kendra Sanders.
• Mary Reed and Maria Schaefer, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Kent Cheever, from Catherine and Marty.
• Bob Green, from Sue.
Happy Anniversary to …
• Ed and Barbara Johnson, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Bryce and Lauren Bell, from friends at the Moravian Church.
Happy Belated Anniversary to …
• Butch and Mary Jane Beach on No. 51, from Tammy and kids.