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Orchids & Onions (February 18, 2014)

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Snow removal Orchids

• Annie Roberts on Caldwell Place.

• Princeton Park snow shoveler(s), from Rodney and Denise Lucas.

• the nice person, from the Mitchells.

• Mary Beth Wert and Dave Porter, from the Northfield condo friends.

• Orchids to…

• Emergency Room staff Heather, Brittany and Kortney at CRH on Sunday night for the quick in and out for removing part of my hearing aid from my ear, from Jerry.

• Kevin Meyer for a wonderful letter about responsibility of property, business owners and renters for their sidewalks.

• CVS Pharmacy for deciding to stop selling nicotine products, from Eric Riddle.

• all the school bus drivers for getting our children to school and home as safely as possible in treacherous conditions.

• Bob Elkins for being a kind and helpful neighbor, from Anna.

• Mary Sharpe for her letter to the editor.

• The Ridge teens for babysitting on Valentine’s Day weekend, from grateful parents.

• the ladies from the Clifty General Baptist Church for the great meal on Valentine’s Day and to Pastor Larry Fields for everything he does, from

• Tommy Greenlee.

• Tony Grimes for the candy and beautiful roses for Valentine’s Day, from Mom and Sherry.

• Kay Barwick for the beautiful flowers and candy for Valentine’s Day, from Mom.

• the road crews for the wonderful job this winter,

• from Don.

• Onions to…

• the young, able-bodied neighbors who refuse to clear

• their sidewalks.

• no early dismissal from schools on Friday afternoon.

• those who still complain about roundabouts when you understand how they work.

• meter readers who don’t wear anything identifying why they’re in your yard.

• the local restaurant who told us our food would be ready in 45 minutes, when we ended up waiting two hours.

• The Republic for publishing an offensive and overtly homophobic letter to the editor.

• the newspaper that uses poor grammar, misspelled words and does not present stories very well.

• co-workers who come in late and leave early.

• drivers that use slick roads as an excuse to run stop signs and stoplights.

• the person who found my son’s billfold and stole it rather than turning it in.

• The Republic for not mentioning a word about President’s Day.

• everyone who litters on city and county roads.

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