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Orchids & Onions (October 3, 2013)

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Orchids to…

• Emma Atkins and the Crusader elementary volleyball team for their big Monday night win, from Aunt Cheryl and Uncle Jayme.

• Betsy Kim and Mary Kate Dubard for your awesome performance in the full Mill Race Marathon.

• the Hope Star Journal and the Heritage of Hope committee for their promotion of the Art Guild of Hope exhibit at Hope Heritage Days, from Karen Phillips.

• Shawn Swope at Acra Automotive for being so patient, kind and caring while helping me find my perfect car.

• our loving family and friends that celebrated our 60th anniversary with us and made it so special, from Mae and Bub Pack.

• Jeff Baker for planting the bright mums outside our office door in time for the Mill Race Marathon, from Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce.

• Tony London and Will Hammons for running a great football program, from football parents.

• Tracey Thomas at Cummins for setting the standard for education for our children, from your children and the parents.

• the man at Kroger that was stacking drinks who helped me find the Gatorade, from Pam Wampler.

• those at the Hope Heritage Day Parade who acknowledged the POW-MIA issue and showed they are not forgotten, from Tommy Greenlee Sr.

• Handyman Bill Sons for going the extra mile and all the great work you did for us, from Lori and Robin.

• Don and Judi Curry for the visit and food, from Raymond and Velma Rooks.

• Allen and Donna Roll, Roberta and Randy Edwards, Wanda and Kyle Elgar, my church and Tannehill friends for a wonderful birthday, from Betty Roll.

• the Affordable Care Act for caring about people that insurance companies will not insure.

Onions to…

• changing the last soccer game of the season at last minute and not rescheduling a game when it was pouring down rain.

• unnecessary school delays.

• those who disrupted the lives of many thousands of people on Saturday by forcing a marathon down the throats of those who have no interest.

• our government for not waking up and thinking of the people.

• the Democrat party for continuing to destroy this once great nation.

• people who think it’s OK to inconvenience 99.5 percent of taxpayers for a special interest group.

• scheduling the big race on the same day as the Hope Heritage Days and the newspaper for poor coverage.

• the person who struck my van in the Walmart parking lot and left yellow paint on the van.

• everyone who remembered to thank race volunteers and law enforcement but always forget to thank city firefighters for all they do every day.

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