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Orchids & Onions (August 8, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Bob Snively for his factual letter regarding the NRA, from Don Strietelmeier.

• Officer Charlie Deweese for taking the time to help a lady with a flat tire near a busy intersection, and Officer Frederick for stopping to help, from Shannon Rhodes.

• Jennifer at Cameo Room for the great cut, style and color, from a happy customer.

• Doug Dillman for the nice lamp, from Lisa.

• Brenda Korte at Prompt Med for excellent service, from Sandy Boyd.

• the Rev. Kenneth Lee for being a wonderful minister, from the congregation.

• to the lady and gentleman driving a red pickup carrying an oxygen tank that did not park in handicapped parking even though they could have and instead left it for someone else.

• Stacy Dennis, Kindall Prior and Kurt Jackson for your kindness in sharing your home with me, from Patty.

• the fireman who helped me give a shot to my mini pig, from Lillian.

Onions to…

• the pet owners in a city subdivision who let their dogs bark all night.

• whomever owns the property on Carr Hill Road for not mowing the roadside.

• the authorities for not patrolling the Norrisburg and Base roads area.

• the city for wasting tax dollars edging people’s personal property.

• the person at a local stadium Tuesday evening screaming at the man in front of the young girl and all others to hear.

• whomever is responsible for not mowing the Lowell Bridge Fishing Site all summer.

• whomever stole the seven beautiful night lights at our front porch on Sixth Street over this past weekend.

• the motor scooter driver who ran a red light and didn’t slow down at Hawcreek and 25th street.

• spending taxpayer money for studies to revitalize a highway that doesn’t belong to the city.

• the party responsible for blocking the view of public art by putting a banner right in front of it.

• the local not-for-profit organizations for sending people to another state for several days.

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