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Orchids & Onions (August 12, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Lisa May Thompson, Cody McCloud and Rick Caldwell for being with me in the V-J Day Parade in Seymour where we won a third place award in the floats, from Dan A. Hillin.

• Hayden Lang for the beautiful cucumber and potato arrangement, from Retika.

• Dr. Hall at Hope Vet Clinic for the wonderful care you gave Bella, from the Holman family.

• Vania Starr for weed-eating my fence row, from Grandma Pam and grandkids.

• Mrs. Georgia Webb, McDonald’s, Ritters and Walmart for donating bingo prizes to the DSI adult overnight camp, from DSI’s camp staff.

• Mr. Carr for giving us the green beans, cucumbers and tomatoes, from Peggy.

• Dr. John David Harker, Papa’s Grill and the EMT that helped me when I was choking.

• Onions to…

• the people throwing trash on the south end of Indianapolis Road causing the elderly man to pick it up before keeping the road sides mowed.

• the people who order their food well done and then complain when it is overcooked.

• the cemetery that removes flowers off of a grave one day after a funeral.

• citizens for the disgraceful treatment of our veterans.

• all the dog owners that

• let their dogs urinate in other people’s yards.

• the woman who talks over everyone and thinks she does everything better.

• the registered nurse

• who was disrespectful to an

• elderly family.

• the organizations in town that charge for their services but still expect handouts.

• the newspaper carrier for not ever being able to deliver

• the paper without it being torn

• or scuffed.

• the weekly article in the paper that no one cares to read.

• the restaurant that does not honor specials.

• the newspaper carriers for putting rubber bands too tightly around the paper.

• the person who stole cigarettes from my car.

• the business with the

• dead bushes.

• parents who transfer their kids to other schools when they do not live in that district.

• law enforcement for doing nothing about all the break-ins at apartments downtown.

• the tree trimmers for butchering many trees and making noise all weekend.

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