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Orchids & Onions (February 1, 2014)


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Snow Removal Orchids to…

• Frank Reed, from the Bensons and the Clarks.

• Roy Friedersdorf, from Owen and Carol.

• Orchids to…

• Doug Showalter for his column in Wednesday’s paper.

• whoever took my toter to the curb and returned it for me.

• whoever gave Mancino’s the gift card to buy lunches for everyone in the restaurant Jan. 19.

• the man at the car wash near KFC who helped me pick up my brother after he fell Thursday afternoon.

• Foundation For Youth Aquatics group for allowing the boys to work on Swimming Merit Badges on Sunday, from Boy Scout Troop 549.

• Bev and Larry Oliver for the birthday dinner, from Mama.

• Jeannie on her retirement, from Sandra, Dale and family.

• Dianne, Tina, Cindy, Marilyn and Naomi for being there for me and being the greatest friends, from Faye King.

• Desi and Brent Watson for your help given to family members.

• Rep. Milo Smith for protecting us from people’s thumbs.

• the woman on Clifty Drive on Thursday for assisting the gentleman who had fallen.

• the mayor for expanding the hours for the city bus.

• Courtney Hunter for a good game last night, from Granny.

• Laurie Booher for her letter to the editor, from Nancy Warren.

• Bill and Wilma Ferrill for bringing in the mail and soup, from Owen and Carol.

• Onions to…

• neighbors with loud vehicles.

• parents who do not require their children to follow through with athletic commitments.

• people who complain about the refreshing winter lights downtown on the trees and planters.

• the person who had a tiny baby out in the cold with no hat and just a little thin blanket.

• those who don’t realize they only have 24 hours after a snowstorm to clean their sidewalks.

• the city for paying for electricity for Christmas lights that should have been taken down a month ago.

• the coach who forgot there is no I in Team.

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