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Orchids & Onions (October 12, 2013)


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Orchids to…

• John Fox for his letter to the editor, from Alberta Ruble.

• Yard Barbour Guys for getting my water shut off.

• my neighbors, the Bryants, for bringing my Republic and Democrat to me, from Bea Badger.

• Candi Hester for all your hard work to help us find a house to buy, and close the deal, from Dave and Betsy.

• Robert V. Welmer for shooting three strokes under his age at St. Annes Gold course, from Wimpy.

• County Highway Garage employees for cutting weeds and brush on Legal Tender Road to improve visibility when driving, from a local resident.

• C.J. Williams for her outstanding letter to the editor, from another victim.

• Dr. Steve Brueggemann for restoring my sight to 20/20 vision with cataract surgery, from a grateful patient.

Onions to…

• workers setting up for Ethnic Expo early in the week for blocking one of the few open streets in the area for no good reason.

• folks that have all day that seem to want to ride their bikes during the morning rush hour when people are trying to get to work and school.

• Congress for wasting taxpayers dollars.

• The Republic for the mass coverage of the marathon.

• whoever is responsible for the stoplights that only last for seven seconds at Second and Jackson streets.

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