Orchids to …
• Karen and Bill for the awesome sign we came home to congratulating Klayton on winning the State Championship, from the Brummetts.
• Parks Department staff for all of their help to make the exhibition work so well, from Exhibit Columbus.
• the receptionist at Columbus Optical on Black Friday for being so helpful and friendly and for making my day.
• doctors who will do a complete physical before ordering addicting anxiety medications that sometimes are not needed.
• Diana, Ryan, Reagan and River Mann for hosting a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, from your family.
• The Republic for placing my newspaper outside my garage door again.
• Columbus East High School Olympians for winning the 5A Class football state title, from a Columbus East fan.
Happy Birthday to …
• Linda Kidwell and Martha Shaffer, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Destiny Lonaker.
• Katie Daniel.
• Elijah Downey.
• Timmy Simmons.
• Martha Shaffer on No. 96, from Carol, Joann and Gloria.
• Fred Stadtmiller, from all your friends at St. Bartholomew Catholic Parish.
• Mechelle Ritchison, from Mom.
• Mike Mullis, from the Matlocks
• ANOTHER beautiful morning