Around Town — Dec. 16

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Orchids to

Diana Fields for hosting an amazing Christmas party for the Merri-Makers.

Bruce B. for bringing back Scipio Pizza.

John Burnett and Jim Plump for bringing the READI grant to our region.

those who educated themselves and learned there is no evidence illegal voting of any kind occurred at a level capable of influencing elections.

Americans who think for themselves and do not fall victim to fabricated fear.

shutting down of 26 coal-fired power plants, reducing air and water pollution.

Onions to

the former official pressing federal agencies to investigate insane election conspiracy theories involving foreign nations and claims of remote hacking with satellites and thermostats.

the former federal official who communicated with representatives trying to overturn the election while reassuring that the military would protect his supporters.

the former administration’s step-by-step 38-page sedition memo.

guy in the truck who peels out, spraying gravel on the sidewalk making it hard for elderly people with canes to walk on.

the local hospital that begs people to get vaccinated while not requiring their own employees to do so.

the member that suggested putting a teacher in a room with kids testing positive so parents don’t have to miss work.

those still refusing to be vaccinated even after getting encouraging mail with a picture of their favorite former official on it.

those suggesting teachers be selfless so citizens can be selfish toward their educational and health decisions.

the system leaders who refuse to promote the actual measure that would get school back to normal – vaccinations.

government overreach regarding religious exemptions for anti-vaxxers.

the neighbor getting up on our porch and trespassing on our property, nosing through everything.

the car that ran the light Wednesday morning.

Happy Birthday to

Ginger White, from your family and Donna.

Cathy Boll, from your family and Donna.

Launa Herrmann, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

ANOTHER beautiful morning

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