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Orchids & Onions (August 21, 2013)

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 Orchids to

•    Papa's Downtown Deli for all your years of great service to the downtown Columbus area, from Patty Kinney.

•    Shauna Johnson at Kroger's and Angie at CRH for caring for me while I was ill, from Sharon Phillips.

•    Lynn at Excel Glass for fixing my Scion windshield stripping, from a very satisfied customer.

•    drivers on North County Road 325W on Sunday for their consideration and care, from a grateful bike rider.

•    Waste Servant for your curbside recycling service, from Mike and Lindsay.

•    Amber Beatty for buying her little brother a bicycle for his birthday and everything else she has done, from Mom.

•    Debra and Julie Greene for lunch, the tomatoes and cucumbers, from Mom and Tom.

•    Bev at Brad's Home Furnishings for excellent customer service, from a very satisfied customer.

•    Papa's Deli on Washington Street for good service, good food and good memories.

•    John for loading the heavy cases of water into my trunk at Lowe's, from Joann.

•    Kay Metz and Betty and Vance Groves for the beautiful singing at Old Union Church last Sunday.

•    Onions to

•    whoever made the decision to patch just Marr Road between 25th and 31st streets.

•    whoever stole my white comforter with purple flowers from the laundromat.

•    all the extremely rude people at Rock the Park who stood in front of those in wheelchairs in the handicapped area and security staff that would not help when asked.

•    the sports organization for starting the league late, charging huge fees and not having the scoreboard and time clock on.

•    anyone who thinks Tony Bennett is innocent.

•    the hospital that feels honored to have earned recognition from LGBT community.

•    the business that froze all riffed employees' 401k funds last October when they were bought out.

•    the restaurant for allowing their customers to smoke on the patio when Columbus is nonsmoking.

•    the person who stole my purple bicycle and the person who bought the stolen bicycle.

•    the coach who punished the 9-year-old ball player and made him and his parents leave the game.

•    people who try to push their religious beliefs on other people in the workplace.

•    bikers who come up too fast behind other bikers and not making them aware.

•    the RV dealership for removing items from the camper while it was being serviced.

•    people who think that everything that is old and rusty is junk.

•    the law enforcement officer at Owens Bend Park for being rude and disrespectful.

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