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Orchids & Onions (July 30, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• the moderate summer weather for being so kind to the local gardeners and farmers this year, from Eric Riddle.

• Jason at Affordable Air for doing a quality job, in a timely manner and at a very fair price, from the Oswalts.

• the Sheltons for finding me in my yard after I had fallen, from Mrs. Turner.

• Thrive Alliance, REMC and wonderful volunteers who built the ramp and porch for Kayla, from the Tatlock family.

• Tommy and Eddie Purnell for helping me move my computer desk, from Sharon.

• the Bartholomew County community for their generosity in donating so many books to the Elizabethtown Children’s Library, from the library volunteers.

• Brian and Suzie Singer for hosting a farewell neighborhood block party for Roger and Lori Bing, from the neighbors.

• Onions to…

• authorities who spend over $1 million on housing for cats and dogs, and zero on veterans.

• the company that wouldn’t admit its error and charged us too much for faucet repair.

• the city for not taking the responsibility for Deaver Road.

• the person who poisoned

• the chipmunk.

• the newspaper that misspelled a name in an obituary.

• the security guard who does not follow the rules.

• those that give accolades to a local school corporation for energy-saving methods while permitting full field lights on at night for soccer practice.

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