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Orchids & Onions (April 17, 2013)


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Orchids to

•    all the beautiful white and pink flowering trees in Columbus.

•    Brenda Bragg for all the help, from Greg, Jessica, Jerry, Chevy Ray and Richelle.

•    Dody Harvey for her important letter to the editor Sunday.

•    YES Cinema for ticket donations, Roger Wright at Marsh, Carla at Kroger and Shawna at JC Westhill for donations for second annual ARC Supports Autism Walk.

•    Debbie Newsom for redoing my window fan, fixing my screen door and saving me a lot of money, from Beverly Floyd.

•    Dr. Bergman and staff for the comfort and professionalism during my pre-surgery visit, from Diana Davidson.

•    the people running the marathon in Columbus and The Republic for covering and supporting a great inaugural event where spandex is not required, from Sandy Fox.

•    Rylan Hensley for making the gold honor roll at Rockcreek, from Grandma, Grandpa and Dad.

•    the person who turned in the money clip at the gas station in Taylorsville, from David Whitehead.

•    Dan Wallace, music director, and worship minister at First Christian Church for bringing the Annie Moses Band on Sunday, from a happy choir member.

•    Dr. Niedbalski and his nurse for always being so pleasant, from Marsha Pedigo.

•    Onions to

•    gas companies and stations for charging more than $3 a gallon when the crude price is low.

•    the coach who is more committed to the weekend travel team than to the team he is being paid to coach.

•    throwing more taxpayer money at a poorly placed and dangerous downtown park.

•    the child support office that does not take the initiative to help anybody.

•    whoever stole the wooden pallet from my yard facing the alley.

•    the two young girls wading in the reflecting pool at the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. headquarters on Central Avenue around 7 p.m. Monday.

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