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Orchids & Onions (July 12, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Alex Knight for being unafraid to speak the truth.

• Erin for helping me jump my car at the UPS Store on Thursday, from Holly Brown.

• David and Jacob Brockman for the yard work, from the Rooks.

• the public Commons for allowing church services, from an American Christian.

• the breastfeeding coalition volunteers for staffing the lactation RV at the 4-H fair, from Amanda Virostko.

• Officer Voelz for his immediate assistance and customer care, from the busted bumper couple.

• the ER staff and the caseworker for the efficient and courteous service this week, from Ralph Wright from Texas.

• Burt’s Pest Control for taking care of my wasp nest, from

• Judith Kinder.

• Craig, Tabitha and Bethany Feller for being the loving and caring young people that you are, from Mom.

• Onions to…

• the gas stations in Columbus for excessively high gas prices.

• the big-box store for their appallingly filthy fish tanks.

• an abundance of overflowing trash and a lack of enough trash cans on the midway during Kids Day at the fair.

• those who don’t realize fireworks sales have been legal since 2006.

• the drivers who make illegal left-hand turns on red lights from Jackson and Washington onto Second Street.

• the governor who will not respect the legal marriages of loving couples.

• the people who park vehicles in handicapped places that have no permit to do so

• inconsiderate drivers

• who fail to activate their turn signal until they reach the intersection.

• whoever is using poison in the Forest Park area that has killed six Cooper hawks and sickened

• my dog.

• the person who walks a big dog and allows it to attack others.

• the city for posting no parking signs on city streets during the fair.

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