Around Town – July 9

Orchids to …

• John Krull on his brilliant piece about the attorney general.

• the beautiful field of brown-eyed Susans in Cummins’ new open space aside its COB.

• the editorial observing how gerrymandered our state district lines are.

• Eric and Brittany for our Starbucks, from your Central Ave. Bankers.

• all social media refusing to promote The Big Lie of the defeated former leader.

• Nicole at the BMV for being so friendly and helpful.

• Jack and Debra and Julie Greene for the green tomatoes, zucchinis, and cucumber, from Mom and Tom.

• Brian Blair for his tremendous tribute to Kevin Butler, from the Lasting Impressions Performance Troupe.

• Republicans for trying to preserve our democracy.

• all the freedoms God grants us.

• John Krull’s spot-on column.

• those not being too lazy to vote.

Onions to …

• those who accuse others of white supremacy just because they support a former elected official.

• the federal elected official for his irresponsible, out-of-control spending of taxpayers dollars.

• not realizing all prosecutions are “selective” in that usually they target people who commit crimes.

• everyone who has been whining about fireworks over the past week.

• those who say they do not believe mainstream media but do believe the propaganda put up by cult conspiracy theorists.

• so-called Christians who treat others terribly; especially the gay ones.

• the smug, condescending professor for the false assertions in his recent column.

• food giveaways giving out outdated food to which we have to throw away more than what we keep.

• the white blazer-type vehicle leaving 10th Street in an erratic type of driving.

• the state-owned vehicle speeding and driving recklessly on Wednesday.

Happy Birthday to …

• Staci Hufty, from your family and Donna.

• Joyce Bragg, from your family, Leta and Donna.

• Deb Estes, from your family and Donna.

• Sue Cole, from Lisa Welch.

Happy Anniversary to …

• Kenneth and Sue Fields on No. 62, love your kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids.

ANOTHER beautiful morning