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Orchids & Onions (April 16, 2014)

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Orchids to…

  • Steve Kessler for the lovely Easter Lily and the cool ride, from your mother-in-law, Barb Schnadinger.
  • Milo Smith for calling to congratulate Joshua Gray for making the honor roll, from the entire family.
  • Ronda Byers and Dance Street Studio for all of her creativity, coaching and patience for our Banking on CASA performance, from your friends at MainSource Bank.
  • Brooke Rush for always making the honor roll, from Grandpa and Grandma Robertson.
  • The Republic carrier Crystal on your promotion to district manager, from a Parkside Addition subscriber.
  • Paul McMahon and Brian Tyler for putting the tarps up after the dance, from Shannon Royer.
  • Little Caesars Pizza for the generous donations for our C.A.P.S. Program, from Central Middle School.
  • Ryan Lauer for doing a great job of listening to the issues of the aging, and committing to being a advocate for us old folks, from Granny L.
  • Howard and Sandra for volunteering at Sans Souci and your gift of time, from Volunteer Action Center.
  • Dr. Daniel Vermillion for his kind and excellent service on Sunday for Reggie, from Diana Matz.
  • the emergency room staff at CRH for recognizing the volunteers in the emergency department, from Stuart Cundiff.
  • Kristen Brown for doing a great job, from Elsie.
  • Dr. Young for being a fine doctor and having a heart for your patients, from L.A.A.
  • Pastor Bill Bailey at Parkside Baptist Church for the wonderful sermon Sunday evening.
  • the Walgreens on Beam Road for being so nice and thoughtful, from Marilyn Thompson.

Onions to…

  • the driver who turned on a red light when it wasn’t legal to do so Sunday night at Second and State streets.
  • politicians who think they have to have a bigger sign than their political opponent.
  • anyone who would beat a cat or any other defenseless animal.
  • driver of the black car that made a left turn on red at Second and Washington.
  • the newspaper for having same story on Page A4 and Page A6 about a woman being killed by a train.
  • the city for all the boarded-up, condemned homes around Columbus.
  • those who believe that our mayor would lie.
  • pastors who think they can do no wrong.

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