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Orchids & Onions (December 17, 2013)


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Orchids to…

• Travis Wakefield for hauling off the TV, from Debbie Kramer.

• Jewell-Rittman Funeral Home for the tree of remembrance and angel ornaments.

• Paige Harden for the fantastic column in Monday’s paper.

• Walmart on Whitfield Drive for donating a Christmas tree for the past three years to help raise money for the mammography assistance program at the Breast Health Center, from Betty Hill.

• Gregg Macklin for his letter to the editor, from somebody who totally agrees.

• Hope Moravian Church youth group carolers, from the Deatons.

• Alica and Donna with Kelly Services for raising $1,633 for the Abbott family Friday night at the VFW.

• Courtney Hunter for a great defensive game.

• person in the vehicle in front of me at Starbucks on National Road who paid for my drink Monday morning, I passed it forward, from Midge.

• Sue Debell and Marilyn Cheeks for all your help, from Susie.

Onions to…

• The Republic for turning its front page into a Cummins newsletter.

• people who don’t report those who are leaving their animals out in the cold with no protection.

• those whose idea of shopping is to trash stores, open packages and steal.

• law enforcement for overuse of force by using multiple squad cars when pulling over a vehicle for a minor infraction.

• those who send in feeble Orchids just to get their name in the paper a few times a week.

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