Orchids to …
• the best dentist in town, Dr. Beth Ann Carter, who always goes above and beyond.
• Andrea Neal for her column on improving civic education, to which I would also add the importance of teaching critical thinking skills and understanding and respecting the rule of law.
• Dr. Jack Chaille of Best Friends Animal Healthcare for coming to the aid of our horse and helping us say goodbye.
• the teachers and students at Columbus Signature Academy Fodrea for a wonderful Veterans Day Program, from a vet.
• Kathy Dell and Parkside students for the wonderful Veterans Day program that not only honored our veterans but also taught the students about democracy, freedom and their country.
• St. Bartholomew Catholic School for the wonderful Veterans Day program and breakfast.
Happy Birthday to …
• Lisa Weddle, from Grandma Weddle.
• Lindsay Huffman, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Kristin Whittington, from Aunt Mary and Aunt Elsie.
• Mika Nading.
• David Mickmiller.
• Zack Justus.
• Christa Sweet.
• Ashley Norman.
• Ryan William Thayer.
• Derrick Klinker, from Miss Marie.
• Sydney Morey, from Marie.
Happy Anniversary to …
• Tom and Jane Goecker, from Dad, Jeri, Brandon and Kristen
• ANOTHER beautiful morning