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Orchids & Onions (January 25, 2013)

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 Orchids to

•    Mary Hatton and family for all the wonderful food and help you have given us, from Harry and Marilyn McKinney.

•    White River Clinic of Chiropractic for all the great care.

•    the Central eighth-grade girls basketball players and parents for their hard work and help during our tournament, from Coach Speaker and Coach Miller.

•    trainer from Tipton Lakes Athletic Club for giving me a ride after my tire blew on Wednesday on State Road 46, from Aaron Miller.

•    Chad Winkle for feeding me late one night when no one else would, from a hungry friend.

•    Karen Smiar on placing third on your floor routine, from Mom, Dad and Derek.

•    Team Discovery teacher at Southside Elementary School for completely changing my daughters' outlook on school and life, from a grateful parent.

•    Columbus North gymnastics team for being undefeated, from a proud mom.

•    Dot Lambrecht for being such an inspiration to us all, from your family.

•    Debbie Walton for taking me out to dinner, from Margie Peach.

•    the amazing staff and manager at Fazoli's for their kindness, from a grateful customer.

•    John and Mary Lou Washler for the good breakfast and friendship, from Clayton and Joan.

•    Onions to

•    supervisor who won't follow her own rules.

•    school that has children walking door to door collecting money in this cold weather and the parents for sending children out alone.

•    country music station that plays the same songs over and over, day after day.

•    drivers who ignored the school bus stop arm Thursday morning on State Street.

•    cable company for increasing rates for the second time in three months.

•    supervisor who wastes the factory's office supplies.

•    school bus drivers who disregard the yield sign at the intersection of State Road 11 and State Road 46 while traveling west.

•    mail carrier who does not close the mailboxes.

•    female driver of the blue minivan texting and swerving all over U.S. 31 South going into Columbus.

•    gas station that is charging 41 cents more per gallon than other stations in town.

•    person who stole my granddaughter's little pink purse from Goodwill on Wednesday.

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