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Orchids & Onions (August 28, 2014)

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Orchids to…

• Tom Heller for making sense out of nonsense.

• Axsom Plumbing for the prompt response to our problem, from the Leestmas.

• Shirley Misner for all the good fruits and vegetables, from cousin Charlotte.

• Milo Smith for his prompt service for materials requested, from Elsie Hege.

• the gentleman in charge of Palomino Remodeling for replacing three steps for me at no charge, from Linda.

• Gail Hudock and Mandy Wilder for helping me and my wife on a really hard day, from Jason and Kara Taylor.

• the sixth-floor staff at Columbus Regional Hospital for the excellent care, from David Allmon.

• all the help and donations for the Abner family dinner, from Jenny Ritter.

• the person who paid for our dinner Tuesday evening at Sadie’s.

• Onions to…

• anyone who parks boats, campers, trailers and inoperable vehicles on the streets.

• the principal that treats the teachers with disrespect.

• expecting taxpayers to fund an Asian junket that will be more symbolism than substance.

• bicyclists who do not obey the rules of the road.

• the woman at a big-box store who talked so loud she could be heard all over the store.

• city officials and business leaders who are not addressing the downtown parking problem caused by downtown employees parking on Washington Street.

• doctors who do not care about anything but money.

• those who park unused vehicles on busy city streets and never move them.

• residents of the county who do not watch out for the government employees out doing their jobs on city and county streets and highways.

• real estate agents that do not offer a final walk-through.

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