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Orchids & Onions (November 15, 2013)

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Orchids to…

• Linda Robertson for finding my Yorkie Molly on Monday, from Eva Snyder.

• the First Presbyterian Church for sharing its restroom facilities for three weeks while we dealt with plumbing issues, from Community Downtown.

• Kendall and Keith Prior, Jr. Blaize and Taliah Metz, for all your hard work in school this year, from your family.

• Amazing Joe’s for all the free meals served to the veterans on Veterans Day, from grateful veterans.

• Vance from AT&T for repairing our downed phone lines so promptly and professionally, from Randy and Denise.

• the receptionist at the Taylorsville Hope Veterinary Clinic for the winter sweater for Angel.

• Frank Reed for the great job fixing my underground drain, from Anne Beatty.

• Roxie Garber for fixing my glass case, from Mary Fenske.

• Elizabeth Neilander for taking me to see my mother at Four Seasons and the gift of greeting cards, from Rebecca Fenske.

• Rovene Quigley for not being afraid to share about how most businesses feel about parking meters.

• Jason McCord for your wonderful gift to the radio station, from the listeners.

• Onions to…

• me for using the date of ’60s in my letter about parking meters instead of the actual ‘40s when downtown was jumping.

• the city for the horrible-looking draped lights on the Washington Street trees.

• the city for releasing information about the city employees’ health insurance increase to the public before the employees were made aware of it.

• the neighbors in east side subdivision who don’t rake leaves so they blow into neighboring yards, then mow and leave the clippings in the street.

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