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Orchids & Onions (March 5, 2014)

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Snow Removal Orchids to…

  • Mary on Caldwell Place.
  • Rob Amos, from the neighbors.
  • Rick Hotsclaw, from the Roddies and Smiths.
  • Bill Weisner, from Mary Alter.
  • all my neighbors, from Betty.
  • Tom Seal, from Linda.
  • Bob Peabody.

Orchids to…

  • Gary Reynolds for his good letter to the editor.
  • HPW Wrestling for a great wrestling show for the fans Saturday night, from the fans.
  • Chili’s and Red Lobster for supporting the Clifty St. Paul’s Lutheran Women’s Missionary League and helping make the fundraiser a success.
  • Roxanne Stallworth for being firm but kind to the young mother, from Judy.
  • Columbus Fire Department for taking such good care of my daughter when her building had to be evacuated because of gas leak, from Candi Hoffman.
  • paper carrier Polly for delivering my paper with all the ice on Sunman Lane, from Kenny Hilderbrand.
  • Grayson Fox for coming in second at the wrestling meet at Floyds Knobs, from Mamaw Rennie, Pop, Nana and Tommy.
  • Cindy Fillenworth at The Republic for helping me, from a grateful Jennings County High School parent.
  • Dr. Brewster for his kind and gentle care of Simms Hemmings.
  • Columbus Christian boys basketball team for winning the state Christian school tournament, from a fan.
  • Scott Taskey and Marco’s Pizza for supporting Columbus North High School girls softball, from Alexis Taylor.

Onions to…

  • the newspaper carrier in the Hope area who says he has delivered the papers to several customers when he has not.
  • the manager who sits back and lets his employees be abused by the supervisors.
  • plumbers that promise to call you back and never do.
  • the business that won’t fix a wash station, leaving the water running constantly.
  • the snowplow driver who keeps making a mess of my front yard.
  • the church that will not clear its sidewalks, forcing children to walk in the street to get to school.
  • the builder for not living up to a commitment to clear the driveways in a small local subdivision.
  • those that continually send in Orchids.

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