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• City Garage workers for finally removing the large tree limb and branches from the median on Caldwell Place.
• Rhonda for the wonderful Cardinal tickets for an early Father's Day present, from Jack.
• Nurse Donna at CRH on Tower 6 for being so compassionate to me after my surgery and her sweet and thoughtful act of kindness for bringing me the Pug stuffed animal, from Karen Shepherd.
• Don O'Rear for his letter to the editor, from someone who agrees.
• Christy, Mallory and all the great staff at Columbus Animal Hospital for the grooming of Daisy Mae, from Pam Fitzzpatrick.
• Lynsey Daily for graduating from Columbus East, Garrett Daily for graduating from Northside and Ethan Daily for graduating from Parkside Elementary, from Grandma.
• Dr. Erickson and Melinda at the Lung Institute at Columbus Regional Hospital for the extra special attention and compassion shown me on Tuesday.
• Megan Ballard for making the dean's list at IUPUC and being accepted into nursing school, from Mom, Dad, Bradyn and Grandma.
• Kroger bakery for outstanding garden cake and making an 85-year-old and nursing home residents very happy.
• the Wests for being patient neighbors, from the Longs.
• the two delivery/installer men from Bishopp's Appliance for their positive customer concern, overall friendliness and attitude, from John McCreary.
• our paper carrier for front-porch delivery on North Goshawk.
• Jen Reid, CRH ambulance and ER staff, and everyone else who helped me at Cummins last Tuesday, from Sarah Wittekind.
• members of the Moose Lodge for honoring Indiana by adding the state lag to your flagpole, from your neighbors at Shepherd Insurance.
• Carol Cain for her help taking Richard to the doctor.
• the person who returned my cap and gown from 1979 that I lost 15 years ago, from Deborah Wheeler.
• nice young man who cleans up after his dogs on 26th Street, from the lady who yelled at him.
• IU baseball team for making the College World Series for the first time.
• Mary and Royce for being such great neighbors, from Starlin and Vera.
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• people who feel there has been to much newspaper coverage of the flood of 2008.
• leftover garage sale signs causing people to waste gas because the sale is over.
• bicyclist who disregarded the stop sign at 29th and Fairlawn.
• cable company that's cutting channels again.
• whoever decided it was a good idea to have County Road 200S, State Road 11 closed and then to slow traffic on the remainder of State Road 11 by doing a chip and seal at the same time.
• baseball league that allows an all-star team to break the rules without any consequences.
• for not keeping and remodeling the old ugly red brick building known as the Ice House.
• discount store with seven express lanes open and only three regular registers open.
• The Republic for not printing an orchid exactly as it is given.
• person who used Base Road as his personal dumping ground.
• adults, agencies and schools who insinuate that our children need to start taking on adult responsibilities and report bad behaviors.
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