Orchids to …
• Mt. Healthy Book Buddies volunteers for making this school year so successful, from Patra Jones.
• Emily Hartmann, for your kind soul and the hard work you give to this community each and every day, from your daughter.
• Dr. Raymer and his staff for a three-week-earlier appointment and to Dr. Raymer and the hospital staff for a smooth, painless procedure.
• President Trump for phasing out DACA.
• County Councilman Matt Miller for fighting for his county and not raising taxes, as he promised.
• Tammy Miller for all the effort and uncounted hours you spent before and even after the hospice concert, going above and beyond the call of duty.
• the Rose Theatre in Port Townsend, Washington, for showing the “Columbus” movie — fun to see it there.
• Doug Southern Roofing for the a job well done in repairing our roof in Presidential Parks North.
Onions to …
• companies that try to force their political views on employees who are capable of reaching their own conclusions.
• those who choose to overlook the facts that illegal immigrants are breaking the law, playing off people’s emotions to justify it.
• the serviceman who refused to do the services I requested, which made me call his company and get someone else from his company to do the work.
• those who do not acknowledge wedding gifts with a simple thank you.
• people who think their rallies will change anything.
• those protesting the president’s action on DACA without understanding the dynamics of the decision.
• people responsible for making the movie “Columbus.”
• the parking-pass winner who thinks her pass is good at all locations of a local nonprofit.
Happy Birthday to …
• Connie Roberts, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.
• Charlotte Weber, from your friends and coworkers at SIHO.
• Abram McCarty and Lillian Cooper, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Trey Tapke, from Grandma Hege.
• Joanna Newman
• David Gates, from Mom, Bobbi, Kaydence, Steven, Easton, Stephanie, Jessica, Skyler, Mason and Ryder.
• Dick Gardner
• Sam Meek
• Clara Grace Morgan
• Aleah Tedder Smith
• Jenna Malinsky, from Justin, Natalie, Abby, Nicholas, Maddie and Eli.
Happy Anniversary to …
• Randy and Teresa Gearhart, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Barry and Jenny Ferrill, from your friends.