Around Town – August 5

Orchids to …

• Southwest Bartholomew Water Corp. for excellent service after hours Wednesday night, from The Bovas.

• Eastside Community Center for all you’ve done for me, from Lisa W.

• the people who found and turned in the gray camouflage wallet at the movie theater on Tuesday, from a happy young man.

• Kroger for the generosity in bringing the lettuce to 2301 Fairington.

• those responsible for the clean and spotless condition of The Moving Wall.

• Columbus IN Rocks, which is bringing joy and happiness to so many people by spreading positive messages around the community.

• the honest person who returned my purse to the Walmart on Whitfield Drive on Thursday evening.

• my family — Rhonda and Jack St. Clair, Randy Snyder, Emily and Zoe Fleetwood and Aaron and Dawn Compton — for all the help this summer, from Sharon Snyder.

• Mr. Marcus and Mrs. Gant for helping the lady stranded at the post office last week as she did finally get rescued.

• the vendors at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair for giving out advertising material and other goodies, from a satisfied fairgoer.

Onions to …

• people who don’t understand that most automotive service maintenance agreements don’t cover wear-and-tear items such as oil, wiper blades and tires.

• those who support the political party that wants to impose their religious beliefs on everyone.

• the citizens who voted for Trump and his mouth, which doesn’t provide a good role model for our nation.

• people you cannot depend on to do their share.

• everyone who doesn’t realize that their religious rights do not trump my freedom from religion.

• the driver of the vehicle in the department store parking lot who blew their horn as I was backing up and then preceded to cut across several aisles going the wrong way.

Happy Birthday to …

• Loretta Denton and Kennth Lee, from Whosoever Will Church.

• Karen Johnson, from Aunt Marian, Imogene, the Millers and the Kirbys.

• Rose Clark, from Jean Patrick.

• Bethany Harrod, from your CMI friends and co-workers.

• Jonna Shepherd.

• Joe C. Davidson.

• Christian Woods.

• Wyatt Whittington.

• Carter Crockett.

• Kim Baughman, from friends at the Moravian Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Bill and Linda Sullivan, from Whosoever Will Church.

• Happy Belated Anniversary…

• Dale and Judy Goddard, from Tom and Judy.