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    Orchids to…

    • Dr. Montgomery and the staff at Northside Pediatrics for dealing with Remington’s health emergency on Saturday with professionalism, grace and kindness, from Aaron, Sarah, Ryder and Remington Coffman and family.

    • Amazing Joe’s for an amazing anniversary dinner with great food and friendly service, from Tammy and Gary Smith.

    • Jerry and “bucket truck” Mike for fixing my flagpole so we could fly our flag for the Fourth, from Susan Barker.

    • Draven Martinez for being crowned 2013 Little Mr. at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair, from Grandpa and Grandma Cheek.

    • Marcia at Sherwin-Williams for helping me find the perfect shade for my living room, from a customer.

    • Louis Souza for the quick response and help at the McKinney/Simmons accident on Saturday.

    • Joan Kline for the delicious brunch from the Hannah group at First Baptist Church.

    • Hobby Lobby for their outstanding full-page ad on July 4 and The Republic for printing it, from Jon and Jan Carlstrom.

    • Tim Jarnagin, pharmacist at Kroger, for his outstanding service during my recent visit for a new medication, from Jack Piercefield.

    Onions to…

    • the female driver of the red Toyota minivan who came out of the McDonald’s parking lot on Third Street and straight into the path of a car that had the right of way.

    • inconsiderate neighbors who set off fireworks until after midnight.

    • the radio station for playing the poorest rendition of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

    • the pharmacy that called saying my prescription was ready, then made me wait 50 minutes when I got there for it.

    • the railroads for wanting to increase number of trains to 15 per day, meaning 30 trips per day, with no regard for city/county residents’ quality of life.

    • whoever was setting off weapons-grade fireworks in the Greenbelt Golf Course/Columbus Regional Hospital area long after the 11 p.m. curfew.

    • the town for the surprisingly little fireworks display Friday night.

    • everyone who has been going around/over the top of “Road Closed” signs on County Road 200S.

    • The Republic for a poorly written article on the USFA Fastpitch World Series.

    • people who are oblivious to the elderly and those who walk with a cane or walker in public places.

    • the extremely rude surgery scheduler.

    • the company that keeps consultants employed who brag that they do not do anything.

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