Around Town – July 14

Orchids to …

• the paramedics who took care of me at CVS Minute Clinic and the CRH staff, your care and compassion are very much appreciated, from Karyn.

• Cerina Cunningham at CVS Minute Clinic for being so kind and reassuring when you had to call an ambulance for me on Monday, from Karyn.

• Cuba for being woke and showing how awful communism really is.

• Texas Democrats for their valiant defense of voting rights.

• Jesus for being our Savior and hope in this world.

• LHP Engineering Solutions (David Glass), and LHP Europe (Sean Milloy & Marylynn Glass) for generous donations to the CEHS/CNHS class of 1981/1980 class reunion, from the Class of 1980 & 1981.

• Evan for rescuing me again.

• Jamie Losure Gorden for organization and directing the choir in honor of the late J. Kevin Butler.

• former President Trump for getting more done in one year than this administration will in four.

• the USA for being a land of the free rather than a Marxist or communist country with little liberty.

• Fisher’s Flower Basket for their wonderful service and generosity.

Onions to …

• the ex-federal elected official who never requires evidence because he has those alternative facts to back him up.

• drivers with no clue how to navigate a four-way stop and then blame the intersection.

• the mixed messaging (yet again) of how important vaccines are, yet closing a vaccination center.

• persons sleeping on the ground in public when my tax dollars pay for dozens of agencies to assist the homeless.

• the federal elected official who is largely responsible for the terrible increase in crime.

• the federal elected official for reversing his predecessor’s policies.

• those who think things were better when people were more religious.

• those who believe it’s time for churches to start paying taxes.

• the state for denying public employee retirees their 13th check.

• the leader who has done nothing after border patrols have arrested criminals, drug lords, sex traffickers and terrorists.

• those saying an individual is a leader of a movement when the individual is actually a criminally insane psychopathic monster.

Happy Birthday to …

• Linda Forster, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

• Robin Knoef, from your family and Donna.

• Jerry Klingner, from your family and Donna.

• Kathy Sprague, from your family and Donna.

• Chris Buzzard.

• Nancy Crussell.

• Kathy Sprague, from Jan.

ANOTHER beautiful morning