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Orchids & Onions (August 5, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• the 6-under All-Star baseball team for the awesome job on your three wins on Saturday, from all your fans.

• the man at Kramer’s on Friday afternoon for paying for our lunch when we discovered the restaurant doesn’t take a debit card, from Sylvia and Bob.

• Dr. Rinehart’s office for always being so nice and welcoming to me, especially on my birthday, from Maryka Teltoe.

• Alexander at IHOP for helping us with our coupon.

• the staff at Myers-Reed and staff at Barkes, Weaver & Glick for their kindness and help, from

• John Tinkey.

• Annie at Bishopp’s Appliance for the great service, from Dennis and Debby.

• Doug Logan for his letter to the editor regarding the BZA Board, from Linda.

• the honest lady at the yard sale Saturday who found the graduation money and turned it in.

• Onions to…

• the customer at the office supply store for bullying my 16-year-old son for the last six folders for school.

• those who leave signs up after their pet was found or their garage sale is over.

• those who go weeks without mowing their yard.

• the city for not having exempt parking permits for contractors who are doing short-time projects for downtown businesses.

• the city for only having

• 96 open public parking spaces in the downtown garage.

• administrators who do not personally promote healthy communities and lifestyles.

• drivers who do not honk their horn when you are backing up and cannot see them.

• farmers who have water sprinklers set up to hit the road and drivers as they pass by.

• toxic farm runoff contributing to the contamination of the water supply.

• the city for allowing people to grow high grass and weeds over the allowed height on a corner lot.

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