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Orchids & Onions (January 12, 2013)


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 Orchids to

•    Elijah Stone for the great job earning perfect attendance.

•    Fred Nerz and Robert Nelson with the Columbus Score for helping make my dream come true, from Bonnie Shehan.

•    Leah Hooker for your help.

•    Franz Harker for making a run to the store at the last minute, from the Hauser kitchen staff.

•    Brenda Ables for helping out a family at the Parkside basketball game.

•    the team who led The Pulse at Yes Cinema on Thursday night, thanks for the great music and a message to get me thinking, from a visitor.

•    Ashton White for going above and beyond in helping me with a banking issue, from Rhonda Lowman.

•    Officer Chad Swank, Scott Wyke and others who stopped to see if I was OK after hitting the deer Thursday morning, from Vicki and Rick Anderson.

•    the young lady for the great job singing the national anthem for the St. Peter's seventh-grade basketball game, from Karen Alis and the rest of the crowd.

•    Mayor Kristen Brown and the Columbus City Council members for holding their ground.

•    Don O'Rear for his Letter to the Editor.

•    the Republic carrier on Marr Road who put our newspaper close to the door when it was raining.

•    Onions to

•    loud children at meetings.

•    the coach who has different rules for different players.

•    parents and coaches who call in Onions about who plays in an athletic contest.

•    early-morning runners who do not wear reflective clothing.

•    pastors who enjoy and encourage gossip.

•    the design of the bicycle path on 17th Street.

•    the person who sells puppies infected with the parveau virus.

•    the woman who cut in front of everyone in the drive-thru lane Thursday evening.

•    the people who don't understand that all basketball tourneys are not in Bartholomew County.

•    city officials for not being professional.

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