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Orchids & Onions (August 16, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Dave Webster for the beautiful flowers, from the cafeteria staff at Hope Elementary and Hauser.

• Darren, Pam Moore, Gerald, Martha Hancock for your support and prayers, from ever grateful.

• Terry and Linda Crossland for the awesome tomatoes, from the Hamptons.

• Hope Vet Clinic on Highway 31 for rescuing my Mini-Pin from the road, from Tammy.

• Corbin on the wait staff of Four Seasons for the many sunny smiles and a job well done, and good luck at Southern Indiana University.

• Kathi Whipker for her great meals while Jim has been out of commission.

• the service staff and managers at IHOP for great food and service on Tuesday, from two happy customers.

• Ed Dailey for generously sharing the bounty from his garden, from Rosanna.

• Bob Monroe for the great letter to the editor.

• Nicole Pence for the fabulous presentation in the Red Room at the Library on Friday, from Marnie.

• all my fuel system co-workers for your thoughtfulness and generosity, from Clarissa Pike.

• the angel at the garage sale on Smith Street on Thursday who helped me in my time of need.

• Mrs. Stoner for the wonderful tomatoes and cucumbers, from your neighbor Gertie.

• Onions to…

• people who don’t know the difference between yield and merge.

• the people with the aggressive dog who complain constantly about other harmless neighborhood animals.

• the bank that penalizes people that can’t keep a minimum balance and the

• only answer they can offer is “things change.”

• the restaurant that constantly messes up orders and is always short on workers to fill the orders in a timely manner.

• whoever stole my mother’s yard ornaments.

• The Republic for waiting five days to run arrest reports.

• those responsible for the disturbance Wednesday night in a private park.

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