Around Town — Dec. 1

Editor’s Note: Submissions to Around Town are opinions submitted anonymously by readers, not factual representations, and do not reflect the viewpoints of The Republic or its staff.

Orchids to

Ceraland for the amazing display of Christmas lights for young and old alike.

the person who paid for my breakfast at IHOP, it was appreciated.

Dana Weisner for the delicious late Thanksgiving dinner, from Scotty and Yvonne Pruitt.

Onions to

the pastor who picks and chooses which congregation member he will pray with, or not pray with, when they go to the altar.

asking about quality of life here when the county’s largest food pantry has to expand, redirect $35 million for an abandoned mall and help them out?

city institutions planning to snatch money from as many pots as they can get their hands on.

making from bad to worse traffic flow at Johnson Boulevard and State Road 46.

the city with massive waste of spending on a personal utopia — J.I. Miller’s wallet doesn’t exist anymore.

the ridicule and insults to the former leader for issuing a pandemic travel ban, while the current leader has been praised for taking the same action.

suggesting schools should teach atheism rather than values passed down through the millennia via our religions.

the guest columnist for his own self-pity and jealousy that he didn’t go to prestigious schools.

judges and prosecutors allowing low bail amounts on convicted felons that puts them back on our streets for more crime.

the extremely bitter board member for criticizing food donations because she doesn’t agree with people’s policies and politics.

the political party’s strategy to disconnect constituents from the truth.

Happy Birthday to

Marcia Cupp, from Two Worlds neighbors.

Faye Groves, from your family and Donna.

Jeri Goecker, from Kim, Tina, Bob, and other family and friends.

Jacqueline Martin, love Mom, Dad, Scotty, and all of your family.

Randy Clark, from Mom and the rest of the family.

Happy Belated Birthday to

my cousin Angie Piper, from JoAnne.