Around Town – Nov. 30

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Nov. 30

Orchids to

Beth and Neal for the Thanksgiving meal and working so hard to make sure that things like this are available for the community, from an appreciative community.

Maeleigh Roberts for her compassion and thoughtfulness in the design of her senior project – your efforts make a difference!

Kim and all the staff at Willow Leaves in Hope for good food and excellent service.

Pastor Adam Rodriguez at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church for his good sermon last weekend.

Lea, Kohl’s customer service associate, for helping me purchase items online, from a grateful customer.

Onions to

the fact that America’s No. 1 concern is inflation, and its greatest fear is becoming the victim of a mass shooting even while being the victim of high prices.

corporation presenting about inequalities but rebuilding school with lowest poverty level.

the incoming majority party for planned vengeful political issues, but no plans to improve the lives of U.S. citizens.

the sham of democracy when voters are fed misinformation by know-nothing officials, institutions and candidates.

the recreational and multi-sports venue for not having a pickleball net after numerous requests for one.

not grasping the fact the Taylor Road roundabouts are too small to really negotiate who is yielding and who is actually in the roundabout, creating just another four-way stop.

not figuring out roundabouts – enter when clear.

the elected official for being one of the most corrupt, evil politicians to ever set foot in Washington, D.C.

the establishment that wants to make adult beverages connected to a college in Indiana.

Happy Birthday to

Patti Emerson, from your family, Marilyn and Donna.

Amy Niedbalski, from Brian, Ray and Jacob.

Tannor Lockridge on No. 5, love Mommy, Daddy, Haleigh, Aunt Taryn, Uncle Eddie, Eayon, Sydney, Grammy and Granddad.