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Orchids & Onions (June 18, 2013)

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Orchids to…

• the couple at Joe Willy’s on Friday night who bought the couple on a first date their dessert, from the first-date couple.

• Tommy Walker for the graduation and gymnastics pictures, from Molly Boggs.

• Debbie and Sonny Pogue for giving Ashley a great graduation party, from Chris and Mary Ann Skene.

• Sandra and the CRH 5 Tower staff for all your kindness, from Evelyn Fetter.

• Melissa and Mike Wilson for my great new big-girl bike, from Eleanor Russell.

• Diana and David Davidson for being the best friends a dog or human could ever have, from Molly and Susie Prather.

• Terrill Pettit for winning the Century Club Award, from Sandy Boyd.

• Eva Boilanger for sharing the books, from Lisa and Patsy Welch.

• The Republic carrier and the postman who deliver in Garden City.

• Bill Kozar for sharing the beautiful early morning rainbow photo.

• the amazing crew at Midas on Central Avenue for their expertise and kindness in troubleshooting the dashboard problem on the minivan Saturday afternoon, from an appreciative customer.

• Bessie and staff of Yard Art for excellent service, from the Tingleys.

Onions to…

• the weight loss business that makes false claims.

• the person responsible for leaving the unsightly logs lying in Denois Creek.

• Realtors who fail to provide comments to potential home-sellers or leave their business cards after visiting their homes with prospective buyers.

• whoever is responsible for closing the Hope park two days before summer break and keeping it closed.

• those who claim people can’t live together and be Christian.

• the county for not mowing the tall grass on all county roads.

• those who want to bend the ethics rules.

• newspapers that use oversized pictures to fill space.

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