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    Orchids to…

    Tina’s Nails for finding and saving my ring, from Cindy Reynolds.

    David W. Colvin for rescuing the lady from the Toyota Matrix who ran over a rock, from a stranded motorist.

    Chris Hales for the beautiful Take Your Best Shot of God’s wonderful glory.

    Paul Minnis for the wonderful article about me in the pink newspaper, from Vicki Bode.

    Brother Lewis Burton and Brother Eli Johnson for all you do and for preaching the Gospel, from Betty Roll.

    Jim Wagner for mowing Cliff and Lois’ hill, from Brenda.

    Wellspring Radiology for all its care and concern due to the fungus scare, from Barbara Elkins.

    Theresa Baldwin for a delicious soup supper, from the Debra Circle.

    Al and Marge Lazzell for the many hours she has spent on the Orphan Grain Train fundraiser, Jerry and Carol Meley.

    our city firefighters for protecting us 24/7 in all situations, willing to give their lives for ours, from Mary Garden.

    Gold and Diamond Outlet for its generosity to the Hearing Advocacy, from Jane Omen.

    Aunt Margie Imlay for her acts of kindness for during and after my surgery, from your niece Kerri Gilpin.

    Jackson County Co-Op Extension Service for providing a thoroughly enjoyable and informative field trip to Muscatatuck Wildlife Refuge, from students at Liberty Christian Academy.

    Judy Wheatley for all the neat gifts, from Katelyn, Lily and Sandy.

    Garrett Retz and Tommi Stowers for helping me around the house, from Grandma.

    Doug Cline from Cline Enterprises for all the ideas and generosity extended to the committee preparing for the recent Orphan Grain Train fundraiser, from Gene Wint.

    Onions to…

    those who are without a moral compass who know where the stolen bronze statue from the BCSC administration building is but refuse to give that information to law enforcement.

    my co-workers for their blasphemous banter in the break room.

    my neighbors for setting out trash five days early.

    anyone who thinks health care workers shouldn’t receive flu shots.

    the people who watch others in trailer parks when they should be paying attention to themselves.

    the siding contractor who takes advantage of homeowners.

    people who come in late to insurance meetings and distract others with cellphone calls.

    the mother of five who set a poor example for her kids by getting pulled over for speeding twice in one day and to the law enforcement officers who didn’t ticket her.

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