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Orchids & Onions (February 10, 2016)

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Orchids to…

• the Indiana State Police trooper on U.S. 31 South on Sunday for changing a tire for someone in need.

• Ken Fudge for his insightful letter to the editor.

• Dr. Baer and the staff of Hope Vet Clinic for all your caring service during the loss of our pet Sebastian, from Heeth and Nikki Jewell.

• Ron and Jodi at Faithful Friends in Passing for helping us with the final disposition of our beloved pet Sebastian, from Heeth and Nikki Jewell.

• Columbus East gymnast Adi Minor for tying the school record on the uneven bars.

• the Happy Helping Hands at Mill Race Center for the beautiful lap quilts for Hickory Creek nursing home residents.

• Daryl and Dot for the great Super Bowl party, from Talents Class.

• Bill Klakamp at the county zoning department for being so caring and helpful in getting our neighbor to clean up his yard.

• The Republic for the awesome picture of Peyton Manning and the well-deserved tribute to him, from a fan forever.

• all the friends and acquaintances of the Eddie Jordan family who stood in line well over an hour to pay their respects at his passing, from Darla Brown.

• Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home for always being so kind and thoughtful helping people through difficult situations, from Darla Brown.

• Diane and the masters swim team for the card and gift card and for all your help around the pool, from Sue Morgan.

• Mr. Wagner for the TV, Gene Ernst at Orphan Grain Train, Sans Souci and Judy Lifferth and her husband for fully furnishing our new home and making this possible for us, from Rayna Russell and Marshall Faught.

• the lady in the gray Toyota on the west side McDonald’s for the coffee on Tuesday morning, from the person in the black Magnum.

• Johnny, the honest employee at Kroger, who turned in the $25 which was lost, from Jenn.

• Rhonda at the Ministerial Association in Hope and Mark Sneed for going above and beyond to help with the furnaces, from William Burris and Faye King.

• Holly, the mail lady on Ninth Street, for always being in a good mood and being on time, from a Ninth Street resident.

• Ken Fudge for his wonderful letter to the editor, and I agree wholeheartedly, from Jeri.

• Onions to…

• people who hold up traffic driving in the left lane on the interstate as the left lane is for passing.

• those who don’t know the difference between there and their.

• the mobile home park that gave me a citation for having a flat tire in my own driveway.

• people who seem to forget you may have many beliefs, but there is only one way to heaven.

• the medical unit that uses favoritism and friendships to decide patient assignments rather than patient needs.

• the medical facility that permits the manager to spend time at the manager’s private business rather than showing support to the workers.

• people who think beggars are lazy.

• people who work so hard to not see what is seen.

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