Around Town – September 5

Orchids to …

• all the people of Columbus because, even though this is not where I am from, it felt like a real homecoming at the premier of “Columbus,” with love from John Cho.

• Adam Rediker from the Bartholomew County Historical Society for the excellent Saturday Sampler for kids at the Yellow Trial Museum on Saturday, from the Yellow Trail Museum.

• The Republic for publishing my eclipse photo in Sunday’s paper.

• Tammy and Norm Smith for a fun-filled evening with good friends, music and lots of laughter, from your friends, J.D. and Betty.

• Brother Nathan Shockley for an excellent sermon, and to Bethel Holiness Church for an awesome service on Sunday night.

Happy Birthday to …

• Abraham Wisler, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

• Jessica Constock and Dustin Harden, from Bayley Smith.

• Cheryl Williams, from Pam, Kenny, Brenda, Debi, Tim, Joe, Byron and family, Heather, Josh, Elizabeth, Dr. Tim and all of your great-nieces and -nephews.

• Monaca Burton, from Roger, Ginger, Natalie, Mollie and Reid.

Happy Birthday to …

• Steve Hamilton, from friends at the Moravian Church.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Frank and Ginger Jordan, from Dad, Natalie, Mollie and Reid.

• Charlie and Taryn Tyree, from Grandma Hege.

• Happy Belated Anniversary to…

• Michelle and Nathan Wager on No. 18, from Caitlin, Zachary and Mom and Dad.

ANOTHER beautiful morning