Around Town — Nov. 12

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Orchids to

our military, first responders and essential workers for their dedication and courage for all Americans.

the end of Daylight Saving Time — and the string of 69 straight days of rapidly darkening mornings.

the kind man who paid for my order at McDonald’s drive-thru, from a grateful mom!

John Gates’ letter, totally agree law enforcement is the option to stop aggressive driving.

John Gates for the spot-on view about the traffic-calming efforts that waste time and money.

the three-year prison sentence given to one of the Capitol rioters, hopefully the first of many more.

the beautiful fall colors.

Tom and Shirley Brown for remembering your veterans.

Shannon and Mill Race Center for the fun luncheon trip to Brown County State Park.

Guernsey Plumbing, perfect gentlemen doing outstanding efficient work at a reasonable price, from the Jordans.

Kristen Brown, whose leadership and fiscal responsibility is sorely missed.

Onions to

the ER doctor who refused to look at the X-rays.

anyone who watches a dog starve to death and doesn’t feed it through the fence, take it and give it to somebody else.

logic-defying rules designed to allow people to demonstrate the virtue of subservience to authority and shame those who think independently.

people who think it’s a good idea to spend a billion dollars to tear down racist bridges and roads to reroute and rebuild them.

liberals blaming conservatives for anything at all.

gas prices at a seven-year high, inflation as a 31-year high.

car darting between two others on U.S. 31.

three autos speeding through town on U.S. 31.

people using their front yard for a garbage can that attracts rats.

living in the past blaming the former elected official for higher gas prices.

the lady asking my mother if I’m at work or not, it’s none of your business when I work.

teachers who don’t update PowerSchool like they’re supposed to leaving us wondering what grades are.

liberals who think conservatives are blaming them for everything, everyone is blaming them.