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Orchids & Onions (October 16, 2013)

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Orchids to ...

• Betty Whittington for the new shirt, from Sherri.

• Dave, Carolyn and Craig Weddle for a great river weekend getaway, from Robin, Abby and Judi.

• Col. Rick White for his letter concerning the treatment of our veterans, from Anita Brown.

• the management and maintenance teams for the always-excellent job at Shirewood, from Sheryl.

• my daily Republic carrier for excellent service, from J. Gordon.

• Chuck and Janet Vanatta for hosting the fun, cider-making outing, from Lee Trapp.

• Dr. Dorenbush and nurses on 4Tower at CRH for taking great care of me, from Bertie McQueen.

• James Baker for helping me with my flat tire and being a very good brother, from Paulette Baker.

• Daria Schooler and her team for a wonderful surgery, from Deanna Herron.

• Mike Gasper for his help, from John Tinkey.

• all the softball players who helped John Terry on Saturday, from Marcella Terry.

Onions to…  

• the coach for embarrassing the league and being a bad example to the young boys.

• whoever is responsible for the poor tree trimming in Walesboro.

• those who fly tattered and frayed American flags.

• churches that discontinue traditional church dinners, cutting out a lot of fellowship.

• satellite dishes and short-wave radios that interfere with others’ TV reception.

• having a life home for animals and nothing for the homeless.

• people who walk their dogs on the People Trails.

• the person who stole my cellphone at JayC Westhill on Friday evening.

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