Around Town – May 20

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.

May 20

Orchids to

my mom’s neighbors behind Memphis Court for the beautiful flowers!

employees at Johnson Tire Shop for standing respectfully with hats off for the funeral procession, from an impressed procession participant.

CRH ER staff, especially to Kara and Donna, for the attention and care for my father.

the lady with the dog who bought my Starbucks, thank you from the crossing guard at 27th and Home.

the owner of the beautiful home at 16th and Home Avenue and the beautiful landscape.

Donald Demas for his letter.

the young man from Integrity Garage Doors for promptly fixing our garage door on Saturday.

the very accurate letter by Donald Demas.

Donald Demas’ letter.

Onions to

the disastrous double-lane drive-thru debacle.

the administration that has brought the U.S. to the basement of the world and so much poorer are we all.

the former leader who endorsed someone in a close race and says “just declare victory before he gets cheated with found ballots.”

believing the Green New Deal will cost more than the damage of a failing climate.

lawmakers paid by their donors not to do things.

destroying the oil and gas industry, even with renewable energy, oil and gas will be heavily intertwined with everyday living.

the red pickup hauling a landscape trailer using 22nd Street as a racecourse.

the mail carrier who walked within 20 feet on my mailbox and would not pick up my outgoing mail.

the credit union that cashed a stolen tax check of mine.

not understanding you can take a bag of ice that has frozen together, drop it on the ground and you have cubed ice again.

the whole river project, please leave the dam alone.

not enforcing cutting grass around the old airport which is in the city limits.

Happy Birthday to

Don Gates, from your family.

Ericka Satterfield Miller, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Amanda Manning, from the Weddle family.

Mary Morrow, from Gary, Michael, and Daniel.

Stephanie on No. 50, love Pete and Betty.

Janet Kimball, from Bill, Mark, and Debbie.