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Orchids & Onions (March 19, 2014)

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Orchids to…

  • Kevin Thompson, for making the honor roll at East High School, from Vickie and Steve.
  • Juli and Karman in radiology and Stephanie in phlebotomy for their kindness and professionalism.
  • Hyundai sales and service team at Bob Poynter’s for great customer service, from Katie Garvey.
  • Tim Jarnigan, head pharmacist at Kroger, for finding a potentially fatal crossover between an old and new prescription, from Patricia Osborne.

Onions to…

  • those who walk their dogs after dark so they can leave droppings in neighbor’s front yards on the cul-de-sac.
  • parents who send their kids to school when they are sick, causing other kids to get sick.
  • the store for only having one checkout open and closing the self-check lane, causing customers to be inconvenienced.
  • The Republic for running an article about 100 years of Purdue Extension Service and not interviewing the one long-time extension agent that so many 4-Hers remember.
  • the big-box store that does not have enough handicapped parking spaces.
  • the school program coordinator who sent rejection letters with no explanation at spring break.
  • the billion-dollar stores that think they can’t afford to replace broken shopping carts.

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