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Orchids & Onions (September 24, 2013)


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Orchids to…

• Tim and Ruth Crossland, for the use of your camper over Labor Day, from the Durnals.

• Columbus East Olympian Marching Band on placing second in your division during the band contest at Hamilton Southeastern last weekend and to percussion for your overall win of Best Percussion.

• St. Bartholomew School for an outstanding job and wonderful evening of fun at the Fall Festival, from a new family.

• all the girls at Bath and Body Works for your kindness, from Shirley.

• everyone who had a part in the John Terry benefit sing Saturday, from John Terry.

• Lois Bonnell of the new Cottage Chic store for her many creative items.

• the lady in line in front of me at Dairy Queen for paying for my order, from Joan.

• Katy Butler of The Seattle Times for her article in Monday’s Republic regarding dying peacefully at home.

• Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and all participants for the excellent program presented for the 150th anniversary of St. Peter’s Lutheran School.

• the person who mows McCullough’s Run Park and behind our home on Regency Drive for doing a great job.

• Josh Ratliff for speaking in a kind and considerate way in response to a letter to the editor that was full of hate and bigotry.

• Olivia for helping us plant our mum, from the Carvins in Parkside Court.

Onions to…

• all the rude drivers on Carr Hill Road when alternative routes exist.

• Parks and Rec for waiting to reschedule soccer games at the same time as the marathon which has been scheduled for months.

• managers who don’t do anything about bullying in the workplace.

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