Around Town – Aug. 17

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Aug. 17

Orchids to

Becky Ryker for being my lifesaver on Friday, from Trisha.

President Joe Biden who does not encourage his supporters to embrace and defend lies.

President Biden and his bipartisan achievements.

the person who returned the red iPhone in to Kroger customer service. Your kindness made one lady very happy.

the walker on Heritage Road who puts my newspaper on my porch.

Abdul Akim Shabazz for his column.

the local store for the very lenient attendance policy which is greatly appreciated.

Greg and Kathy at Voelz for taking me home.

Grant at Enterprise.

Cheryl Massey, the best sister ever, for finding more salsa supplies.

Onions to

only getting mail three days a week on Laurel Drive.

not giving every business in Columbus a tax abatement and get it over with.

hypocritical political party claiming to be all about law and order and then viciously attacks the FBI and Department of Justice.

one of our political parties for acceptance of an alliance with Putin because our previous executive says Putin is a genius.

the camper parked in the housing addition for several days obstructing traffic.

the early morning Harley rider on North Marr Road.

those who keep asking retired folks to donate their time and do not realize that retired means just that, retired.

those touting lower gas prices when in reality the national average price is $3.94 as compared to $2.39 on Jan 20, 2021.

the congressman who was AWOL during important voting.

the elementary school that has numbered car signs on their drop-off/pick-up line that some drivers still don’t understand.

the new roundabouts on Taylor Road.

politicians for yet another diversion from the anniversary of the Afghanistan debacle.

Happy Birthday to

Delmar Moore, from Pastor Marvin Brown and Trinity Baptist Church.

George Uppling, Jr.

Graft Hufty, from your family and Donna.

Jim Ogilvie, from some of your friends.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Darylene Blancett, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Veda Wade, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.