Orchids to …
• the bystanders who intervened on the domestic battery incident on Tuesday in the parking lot.
• Rick Finley for getting our furnace going on New Year’s Day, because it was very cold and we appreciated the help, from Don and Cathy Hadley.
• Valvoline Express Care on 25th Street for all your help.
• Flintwood Wesleyan Church for another wonderful Senior Adult Ministries luncheon and program.
• Dale Nowlin and Bartholomew County Indivisible for the forum on public education in Indiana and the wake-up call to save our public schools.
Onions to …
• those who run the lot with the nauseating bright green truck parked in the front for three weeks.
• those who can’t accept they aren’t wanted in family members’ lives.
• the one-party system in Bartholomew County that has Republicans swapping offices this election.
• the driver of the light-colored minivan that pulled out in front of us on Marr Road at Clifford Road and didn’t pull over for the ambulance.
• the local representative who is more concerned about kneeling than attending a local panel on education.
Happy Birthday to …
• Mike Devaun, from friends at the Moravian Church.
• Brooke McKinney.
• Michael Bean.
• James Sturgis.
• Shirley Misner, from your family.
• Ronnie Trowbridge, from Cindy, Joe Sidney and Trace.
• Ann Lucas, from your family, and Donna.
• Neal Newell, from your family, Phil Hanner and Donna.
• Lily Retz on No. 11 from Dad, Mom, Katie, Tommi, April, Braelynn, Jared and Grandma.
• Bob Birk, from Bob, Pam and Pat.
Belated Happy Birthday to …
• Dana Vogt on Jan. 10 from your family, Cummins family, and Donna