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Orchids & Onions (July 23, 2014)


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Orchids to…

• the county mowing crew for another great job on Goeller Boulevard, from Gary J.

• Jim Lemke and Kathy McPeek for being so helpful and providing great customer service.

• Aldridge and Terry for your kindness, from Loretta Pruitt.

• Becky Jordan for your uplifting sermon Sunday, from your Asbury friends.

• Columbus Recycling Center for accepting our boxes after closing time, from a grateful customer.

• The Republic for noticing the injustice being done to 7 percent of humanity, from Ralph Jewel.

• The Republic for the excellent reproduction of Take Your Best Shot, from Rick Jackson.

• those who fully understand that we were created to love one another and that never have we been called upon to judge others.

• Kimmie Dillahay for being an amazing friend, from your best friend.

• Jake DeBusk for being an amazing boyfriend, from your girlfriend.

• Onions to…

• the person who reported my old black cat to animal control when there is a young black cat wandering our neighborhood.

• drivers who pass bicyclists 15 feet before making a right turn through the bicyclist’s lane.

• unelected officials making decisions that favor money over people.

• the new desktop online version of The Republic that is clunky and cumbersome.

• bossy neighbors and neighborhood watch groups.

• the man and boy in the black Charger.

• the people who steal in the town of Edinburgh.

• dog groomers who do not clean their tools after each dog and are spreading skin infections to other dogs.

• putting big pictures in the paper that take up way too much room without a long description.

• the old man who stares out his window all day and night.

• the trailer court that continually sprays weed killer that is killing all of the birds.

• whoever made up the school supply list for Edinburgh Middle School.

• those who have a water well drilled down through the old landfill, which will one day contaminate our aquifer.

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