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    Snow Removal Orchids to…

    • Bob Peabody, from Jane and the neighbors.
    • Annie Roberts, from Jane and Bob.
    • John Swaim, from a Foxridge Drive neighbor.
    • Briarwood Apartments staff, from thankful residents of Briarwood/Fairington Apartments.
    • my good neighbor, from Bob Weeks.
    • Dale Tallent, from your Scott Street friends and family.
    • my neighbor Jim, from Barb.
    • the young man with the snow blower at 8th and Lafayette, from an appreciative neighbor.
    • Starr Atwell, from Dean and Suzanne Smith.
    • the Plum Court neighbors, from the Howerys.
    • Rob Amos, from, from all the Amoses.
    • Monica Morris, from Carol Webb.
    • Siena and Dom Glover, from your neighbor.
    • Kyle and Samantha, from Grandma.
    • the city, from a bicycle commuter.

    Orchids to…

    • Kendal Hammel for being the best tennis coach around, from the ladies at the club.
    • the lovely and generous lady that helped me get my car unstuck multiple times on my lunch hour break and made sure that I made it back to work, from the driver of the red Kia.
    • the gentlemen who pushed my grey Buick Enclave on Goeller Boulevard when I was stuck turning on Tupelo Drive, from Mary.
    • the Sunday school class from CCC for the donated household items, from Aftercare WRAP women and staff.
    • Buddy Jines for everything he has done in the last three years, from Pam, Nick, Blair, Kim, Travis, Charles and Michael Pickett.
    • the three strong men who pushed my car out of the intersection of Washington and 11th streets, from Faith Thomas.
    • Phil Swaim for your letter to the editor, from Janet Law.
    • the Irwin-Sweeney-Miller Foundation for all they have done for Columbus over many decades and their awesome, generous gift of $2 million to Heritage Fund-The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, from Mickey Kim.
    • Jason and Delena for giving me a port in the storm Tuesday evening and Jason for taking me home, from Dot Yeaton.
    • Taylor Cruz for her hard work and dedication in making the dean’s list at IUPUC for the fall semester, from Mom, Dad, Delano, Brittany and Mamaw.
    • Dr. Elliott and the nurses and staff on 6 Tower for helping me get better when I was in the hospital for seven days, from Eric Smith.
    • the nice woman who found my wallet in the parking lot and dropped it off to me at my house.
    • Gretchen and Steve Fisher, from the Newsom’s.

    Onions to…

    • people who insist on driving too fast in near whiteout conditions.
    • the employee whose singing was disrupting loyal customers.
    • whoever is responsible for not plowing 25th Street between the city limits and the junction of state roads 9 and 46.
    • city council for not being fair to other city employees.
    • rude and disrespectful middle school basketball fans with very little basketball knowledge.

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