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Orchids & Onions (April 19, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• BCSC band directors for taking the time to organize and put on a wonderful Band Spectacular, from an impressed parent.

• the awesome style show and the opening of the Hawcreek History Center, from the Tedder family.

• Steve Kessler for the beautiful Easter lily and for the awesome ride in your new car, from Barb and Gordon Schnadinger.

• Milo Smith for attending the Ivy Tech School of Education Advisory Committee meeting and discussing education issues, from Brenda Ragle.

• the students and staff at Hope Elementary School for outstanding IREAD-3 test results, one question away from 100 percent passing, from Kathy Griffey.

• Danielle from Fantastic Sams for the good job on my hair, from Sharon Huff.

• the lovely couple who paid for our dinner Saturday evening at Red Lobster, from the Weddles.

• everyone who participated in making my 98th birthday so joyous, from Jewel Lucas.

• the man who helped our father last Saturday morning at the library.

• Mandy for always making Mickey look so handsome.

• Anthony Smith for working on my car and getting my lawnmower going, from Linda Mouser.

• Onions to…

• the unqualified people trying to buy an election by putting campaign signs everywhere.

• the political candidate who voted to continue the government shutdown, which would have led to potential financial ruin for all of us, yet wants to return to the same office.

• the city for creating artificial potholes by allowing pavement to be overlaid without raising manhole covers accordingly.

• the bartender for being rude and threatening to customers.

• The Republic for only publishing positive community feedback comments to the mayor’s speech when there were many unflattering comments as well.

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