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Orchids & Onions (March 7, 2013)

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Snow Orchids...

• Due to the high volume of storm-related Orchids for snow removal and other assistance and to ensure everyone is recognized in a timely manner, we will run an abbreviated version of those Orchids.

• the crew of Duke Energy for restoring the power so soon during the snowstorm, from Kashmira Mehta.

• Randy Hampton, from Howard and Clora Mize.

• Monica Morris, from Carol.

• Pro Lawn, from Bill at 3220 McCullough Lane.

Orchids to…

• CRH Social Worker Jewell Williams for all her help, compassion and good conversation, from Jane.

• Penny Noe, mom, for helping out with the baby, from Cassie Clemmons.

• Wanda for inviting me to her card club and for the pie, from Barbara Herold.

• entire staff at the stroke rehab center at CRH for taking such good care of my mom Helen, from her family.

• Shawn and Gavin for your help moving the frige, from Mimi.

• those who organized the wonderful First Presbyterian Preschool fundraising dinner.

• everyone who helped me have an awesome birthday party Saturday night, from Curt Huey.

• Picture This for your kind and generous donation.

• Dennis, Alan and Rayetta for hanging our new curtains from Dad and Mom.

• Barbara Wilson and Becky Perry for the great surprise birthday party, food and gifts from everyone, from Joyce Adams.

• Stella Arnholt for making the honor roll, from the Shafers.

Onions to…

• parent that parks in the no-parking-anytime lane and walks their child into school.

• fashioning an entire playground around a less than stellar role model for children.

• parents who blame their kids’ issues on everyone but themselves.

• Around Town staff for not doing their job right.

• snowplow driver who took out mailboxes on West State Road 46.

• The Republic for not publishing a birthday on the right day.

• hospital billing department that promises a response in four days.

• having to read Republican ideology in the paper every day for four years.

• The Republic sports section for failing to list Purdue on the Big Ten list in Wednesday’s paper.

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