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Orchids & Onions (October 27, 2012)


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    Orchids to…

    • Sandy Horton from Indiana Heart Physicians for your cool Halloween scrubs, nail polish, ring and socks, from a recent patient.

    • Herschel Thorpe following your retirement from East Columbus Christian Church and Columbus Christian School, from your son, Wayne, and Marlena Thorpe.

    • Erin for your caring words and friendship, from Lori.

    • Hamilton Ice Arena Host League organizers for making the host league successful, from a grateful Mite Hockey mom.

    • INDOT for fixing the railroad tracks, from Joe.

    • the Hauser Lady Jets volleyball team for going to semistate, from your parents and fans.

    • the transportation director for the Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. for the wonderful job you have done, your bus drivers.

    • Laura at Edinburgh Family Clinic for always going above and beyond, from Sherry.

    • Ivan I. Winters on his Letter to the Editor on “Vet requests to keep veterans assistant.”

    • Jason Neal, Jason Taskey and Seymour Fire Department for the awesome presentation concerning fire safety and emergency response plans, from Liberty Christian Academy.

    • Seymour Middle School bands for the beautiful display of talent and commitment to the Fall 2012 Band Concert, from grateful parents and grandparents.

    • Monty Siefker of Clean Right Floor Specialists for coming out after dinner last night to get the water out of our basement.

    Onions to…

    • the inconsiderate family that puts its leaves in the street even though the city has asked that they not be put there.

    • people who accuse others of cheating.

    • people who believe a fertilized egg is more important than a living female.

    • people who get free food but still have money to buy cigarettes.

    • the local liquor store for firing employees for leaving Onions about the lack of payment.

    • people who put flowers on the graves of strangers.

    • Obama for calling people names.

    • people who think their neighbors can control where their leaves fall.

    • the school bus driver for trying to get other school bus drivers in trouble.

    • the Republic for putting the comics and Sudoku puzzle in the front section of the paper.

    • people riding their bikes on the People Trails who try to run down the walkers.

    • trailer courts that allow the residents to leave their piles of leaves free to blow into others’ yards.

    • those who believe travesties against women are acts of God.

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