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Orchids & Onions (February 25, 2014)


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Orchids to…

• the Schmitt Elementary cheerleaders for a wonderful season of great cheerleading and fun, from your parents.

• Southside parents and teacher volunteers, Team Discovery and janitorial staff for making Pizza Bingo a great success, from Southside Elementary PTO.

• Angie Emmitt for her enthusiasm and passion in leading cheers during the elementary girls championship game Saturday, from fans.

• Ashley Meyer for being an awesome teacher, from

• your students.

• everyone who helped look for the lost greyhound Friday in the Riverview Acres area; she was found safe.

• Kendal Hammel for all

• your hard work and dedication

• to the sport of tennis, from

• tennis parents.

• the Rockcreek cheerleaders on a great job Super Saturday and a great season cheering on our Bulldog basketball players, from your fans.

• Clifford Fire, Ed Stone and Patty Mills for your quick response and fantastic help when Roger fell, from Betty Moore.

• Patti Wade for all the hard work and service for your department, from your food service employees.

• those responsible at Hope Police Department for rounding up Chloe, Daisy and Luck and putting them back in their yard while we were out of town.

• helpers, family, friends, relatives and church people for the surprise party for Don Weddle, from the family.

• Larry Clipp and Lawrence Johnson for the excellent letters supporting Second Amendment rights, from Dave Shaffer.

• Onions to…

• The Republic for not mentioning the sinkhole at the Corvette Museum.

• the person holding the garage sale for being so rude.

• gas stations in Columbus for prices higher than in Indianapolis.

• the local business for the snarky sign posted.

• the newspaper for making a typographical error in an obituary report on Friday.

• the bank for discriminating against those who are too poor or otherwise unable to own/use a computer by charging a fee for a paper statement.

• the newspaper for inserting eight flyers/catalogs from the same home improvement store along with other multiple catalogs/flyers in my Sunday paper.

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