Around Town – October 26

• Thought for the Day

• “Without a song, each day would be a century.”

• — Mahalia Jackson, 1911-1972

• Gospel singer and civil rights activist

Orchids to …

• Landmark Columbus for an outstanding Saturday. The Columbus Conversation and the Public Art Walk were absolutely terrific.

• Lori Henderson for being a beautiful wife.

• Bush’s Market for the pumpkin patch tour, hayride and apples, from the St. Peter’s Jam group.

• All the volunteers, staff and parents at the Rock Creek trunk-or-treat.

• the City Engineer and Milestone Construction Co. for the beginning repairs along Jolinda Drive and the excellent work preformed. Keep up the great work, from a happy resident.

• the honest customer at Marsh who found our debit card in the parking lot and returned it to Customer Service. It’s good to know there are still some honest people around.

• Kay Bronnert for everything you do for me, from Kheli.

• Joe Bronnert for getting breakfast when I was not feeling very well, from Kheli.

• Karen Shepherd for being the best sister and friend, from Kheli.

• Jeff Baker for being such an excellent and long-standing preservation advocate.

• Karen at Kindred, for having the biggest heart ever.

• Robert Edwards, for a wonderful letter to the editor, from the Mullally family.

• the Old Prophet for his column in Saturday’s paper, from one who agrees.

• Bobby Woodall, for his letter to the editor about gun laws.

• Robert Edwards, for his Saturday letter that hit several historical nails right on the head, from Chuck.

• all the special angels who helped in any way and everyone who supported the United Methodist Church chicken noodle dinner.

Happy Birthday to …

• Zeb Fisher, from your family and Donna.

• Diane Condon, from grandson, Jaylen.

• Pat Haymaker.

• Josh Carr from friends.

• Deanie Eberhart from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Teresa Turner.

• Kyleigh Gilbert.

• Tracy Nading.

• Rhakalee Eversole.

• Estolle Gross, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Steve Jordan, from Diana Davidson.

• Darrell Estes, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

• Terry, from Dad.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Chris and Amy Gephart, from friends at the Moravian Church.

• Bobby and Judy Newkirk, from Pastor Lewis and The Who So Ever Will Community Church.

ANOTHER beautiful morning