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Orchids & Onions (January 3, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• The wonderful staff at kidscommons for finding my Meow Meow Kitty, from Ayla.

• William Scarbrough for the thoughtful, truthful and compassionate letter.

• Columbus Regional Hospital emergency room staff, 2 Tower nurses and staff, Dr. Hunnicutt and Dr. Park for all the help during my recent stay during my cardiac procedures and my family and friends for all the support, from Jeanette Freeman.

• the man in the parking lot at Kroger for helping me pick up the groceries I dropped, from Ali Arthur.

• Alice Burns for the delicious New Year’s Day meal, from Lisa.

• the snow angel who helped me Thursday on Sunset Drive in Edinburgh.

• Matthew Hartman for cleaning off our driveway and sidewalks, from your neighbors Jan and Burdell Sell.

• Matt Buzzard on 12th Street for cleaning the driveway of Linda and Buster Fox.

• Sadie’s Restaurant for the delicious butterscotch pie, from Bruce Montgomery.

• Mr. Campbell for cleaning our sidewalk on 17th Street, from your neighbor on the corner.

Onions to…

• Those who think there’s no need for auto parts on the west side of town when we have an abundance within two blocks of each other on the north side.

• Shortened or no city bus service over the holidays that forced me to walk across town to and from work.

• the Buick that pulled out of Lowe’s on Monday and stopped in the middle of the road and almost caused an accident.

• the TV provider for telling me one thing, and doing another, and charging me $50 in the process.

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