Around Town – August 2

Orchids to …

• Dr. Christy, the ER crew and all who made my carotid surgery memorable and successful last week, from William Carr.

• Officer Schuster with Columbus Police Department for going above and beyond in a difficult situation.

• Lynn Dishinger and Don Sturgeon for the great help with the wedding on Saturday, from the Garwood-Moore family.

Onions to …

• those blaming the president for stalling when it’s the Democrats who are sabotaging his every move.

• clueless drivers who don’t understand they are required to yield to vehicles already in the roundabout.

• people who haven’t figured out your car insurance doesn’t pay for your oil change or wiper blades and your health insurance shouldn’t pay for everything either.

• schools and teachers who throw out perfectly usable books and resources instead of sharing or recycling them.

• people who don’t clean up after their large dogs after they leave huge piles on city sidewalks.

• people who think both twins always have to be included in invitations to parties etc.

• health care in Columbus.

Happy Birthday to …

• Billie Stewart, from your family and Donna.

• Mark Allamanno, from your family and Donna.

• Cyndi Foley, from Whosoever Will Church.

• Pat Herron, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Kristine Gross.

• Marva Ponder, from Elsie.

• Brianna Stroup.

• Lindsay Justus.

• Molly Wilson.

• Emery Lou Mize.

• Harriet Dillman.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Josh and Holly Burton, from Whosoever Will Church.

• Don and Eloise Golden, from family and friends.

• Cathy Simmons, on No. 37, from Brian.