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Orchids & Onions (February 5, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• City and the Snow Force for working such hard long hours to keep our roads safe during this tough winter season.

• Dave Jones and wife, sending support against the injustice and use of gossip for facts.

• Gabby Elkins and Madison Jackson for picking up the big tree limbs from our front yard and taking them to the field, from Grandma Pam.

• nurses and rehab staff at Silver Oaks for your care and kindness, from Helen.

• the kind young lady at Kroger for paying for my groceries when my gift card didn’t work, from Barbara Sallee.

• Betty, Loretta and Mary for the food and help with the Jordan family dinner, from Penny Ritter.

• Jake of Stay Put Doggy underground fencing for his extraordinary customer service this past weekend to keep Max safe.

• Brelyn Critzer for her dedication and passion in both academics and athletics that set an example to us all, from Richards Elementary School students

• and staff.

• the Calhouns for the clothing donation, from the nurse.

• Sam for jumping the Honda Fix in Sam’s Club parking lot Monday night, from Robin

• and Jonathan.

• Steve Phillips, Columbus Bowling for honesty in returning my lost wedding ring, from

• Jim Reynolds.

Onions to…

• city officials who treat others like they are stupid.

• elected officials who use negative media coverage to solve problems instead of civil discussion between concerned parties.

• those unwilling to recognize Ben Wagner’s willingness to serve, that he contributes positively to the parks department and not having the confidence in the publicly weighing in on the matter.

• the teacher who made rude, unprofessional remarks about another person front of students.

• the carpooling neighbor who has to honk his horn several times in the early morning waking up others.

• person who left a baby unattended in a car for over

• an hour.

• recycling center for having the plastics bin full so I could not do my recycling.

• winter.

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