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Orchids & Onions (April 17, 2014)

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Orchids to…

  • Chris Schwartz for staying to take photos after the dance after the long day and many hours you had already put in taking photos, from Shannon Royer.
  • William, Zane and Kyndal for doing a great job volunteering at WIC and Sans Souci, from Volunteer Action Center.
  • Dr. Brock Wagner and staff for the past 12 years of kind and loving service, from Diana Matz.
  • Marco’s Pizza for all the goodies supporting Central’s positive behavior program, from Central Middle School C.A.P.S.
  • QMIX, Little Caesars, Dairy Queen and Flowers from the Woods for the wonderful office party lunch, from BCSC Family School Partners.
  • YoMamas for providing a friendly place to meet and allowing us to visit as long as we wanted, from Mark, Dan and Wanda.
  • Ann Jones for her letter regarding federal government priorities, from Gary Hallum.
  • Renner Ford for the privacy fence, from a grateful neighborhood.
  • Mayor Kristen Brown for her outstanding presentation on her vision to advance Columbus.
  • the Duke Energy personnel that restored our power in the Fairland subdivision on Monday, from the Browns.
  • Veronica Sharp at Kohl’s for helping me get my credit-card situation straightened out, from a grateful customer.
  • Elaine from C.A.R.E. for her help with my cat.

Onions to…

  • the city for putting more cameras out when the ones at Ninth Street Park have not been effective.
  • parents/guardians who use school secretaries as day care providers after school pickup hours.
  • the Parks and Recreation Department for the trashy People Trails.
  • the person who wrote the article about Phil Mickelson.
  • the city for not having a stoplight at Talley Road and 25th Street.
  • the elderly care company that does not keep its promises about raises.
  • the phone company for sending annoying door-to-door solicitors at 7:15 p.m. in a residential district.
  • beauticians who stand and talk with customers when they are finished and making other customers wait.

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