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Orchids & Onions (June 4, 2014)


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Orchids to…

• the band Fallen Saturday for a great performance at the Relay for Life on Saturday, from a proud fan.

• Brian Jasper for the excellent letter on correlation of gay marriage to business, from Kenneth Van Liew.

• Courtney Imlay on accomplishing perfect attendance throughout your entire public school experience, from Mom, Dad, Jon and Josh.

• Relay for Life for fundraising for and representing all cancers, from a survivor in remission.

• the kind gentleman at

• the Sam’s Club fuel area who never fails to help me, a handicapped person, when I need assistance pumping gas, from Mickie James.

• the Columbus North Bull Dogs for winning the sectional baseball crown.

• Rich Gold for his excellent letter to the editor.

• Matt and the children

• in the neighborhood for returning Winnie and Katelyn to the yard when the back fence blew down.

• Jason Valek for cleaning out the gutters, from Dad.

• our neighbor on Overlook Court for the sweet note, from the Grays.

• Onions to…

• parents who bully teachers.

• the driver of the silver truck who deliberately hit and killed a baby goose on Taylor Road after 9 a.m. this morning.

• nursing facilities who do not have an established quiet hour, allowing residents to play their TV all night.

• whomever is letting their dog do their dirty business in the yards on East 22nd Street.

• those who degrade people that are sick and not mentally stable.

• those in city government who send Orchids to themselves.

• the overbearing city council member.

• the small town for not keeping the grass cut on the main street into town.

• schools that cannot control bullying.

• the newspaper for not editing material before it’s published in the paper.

• the trailer court that sprays weed killer that kills the birds.

• Indiana’s toothless gun laws that do not provide for public safety.

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