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Orchids & Onions (May 14, 2014)


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Orchids to…

  • Sara at The Republic who always goes above and beyond to help customers with their memorial ads, from Vickie.
  • the classes of ABC-Stewart, First Presbyterian Preschool, and Southside Elementary for the funny and thoughtful messages on the cards and posters for the Columbus Police Department for Police Week, from a law enforcement wife.
  • Scott Poffenberger and Ken Burnes for making the beautiful new love feast dinner trays for serving Hope Moravian Church, from Elsie Hege.
  • Lindsay Cool on your master’s degree in pediatrics, from Mom, Mike and Eric.
  • Bartholomew County deputy and the female motorist who stopped Monday morning to help the injured dog on Marr Road.
  • Melvin and Brooke at Shiloh Baptist Church for doing a great job singing and playing guitar of “Gathering Flowers” for the Masters Bouquet Sunday at the church, from Betty, Sharon and Jerry.
  • whoever returned the package in the shopping cart at the 10th Street Walmart.
  • Faithful Friends in Passing for caring for Titus, from Paul and Nancy Barbour.
  • Ethan Smith and Allen Kinsey Sr. in Grammer for helping with my mowing when my mower broke down, from John.
  • Larry, Shirley, Rick, Linda, Bill, June, Doyle, Colene, Frank, Mable, J.B. and staff at Kindred Care for an uplifting karaoke evening, from Betty.
  • Matt, Tabitha and Alexis for the beautiful flowers for Mother’s Day, from Grandma Jean, Aunt Neva and Margie.

Onions to…

  • columnists who say poor people are uneducated, cannot keep a job and do not care about the environment.
  • those with a two-car garage who continue to park in their yard.
  • person who parks the large vehicle in Hope where it makes it hard for drivers to see around it.
  • those who do not obey the law that says cats must be kept on the owner’s property.
  • the church for not cutting its grass or killing weeds.
  • drivers on County Road 350W who think the middle of the road is their half.
  • dentist office for discriminating against a senior citizen on government insurance.
  • organization that celebrates some employees’ professional weeks and not others.

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