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Orchids & Onions (August 28, 2013)

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 Orchids to

•    the farm for finally fixing their goat fence.

•    Paula Jarrett for the Charlie Brown stickers, from Linda.

•    Gary Garber for his kindness at the Hope Snappy Tomato Restaurant, from Don and Patsy Harris.

•    Clarice Pendleton for the delicious tomatoes from your garden, from Eddie and Sharon Wheeler.

•    Bud Herron for his letter to the editor Sunday.

•    whoever was responsible for cutting down all the dead trees in Flatrock Park North and the great job cleaning up.

•    the sheriff's department for mailing back my driver's license that was lost the night of the REO Speedwagon concert, from Cheri Chasteen.

•    all those who showed up to show respect for the veterans passing through Columbus, from Tommy Greenlee.

•    the two ladies, the gentleman and the boy on the motorcycle that stopped to offer assistance when I was stranded Sunday evening, from the lady in the Nissan.

•    the nice lady that helped me off the curb at Kmart on Monday afternoon, Donna Cowin.

•    Todd and Joyce Holmes for a wonderful end-of-the-year pool party, from the Newells.

•    the gentleman in the Bruce Otte Painting truck who took time while the train was going through town to pick up trash along the curb.

•    the gentleman who found my driver's license in FairOaks parking lot and brought it to me, from Jody Harter.

•    Onions to

•    the newspaper for zero coverage of the veterans passing through Columbus.

•    employees that never pay for personal photocopies.

•    the cowardly, faceless people who egg my home when my daughter visits from afar.

•    the very loud speakers at the Friday night football game that caused some people to leave early.

•    no tips or raises for good appliance deliverers.

•    graduates who have not sent out thank-you notes for graduation gifts.

•    the rental property owner whose property is a mess, causing homes in the the neighborhood to lose value and become impossible to sell.

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