Around Town – Jan. 26

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Jan. 26

Orchids to

the amazing crew at Vertical Landscaping for the removal and cleanup of a very difficult tree.

limiting assault rifle purchases, ownership and use to require hard-to-get permits and a stringent background check system.

Terry Hileman for doing a great job at leading the science academic team at Stewart School.

Valvoline for Jane’s offer to help start a car that was stuck in the parking lot across the street.

the paper carriers who deliver my paper to my porch every day.

Onions to

not having yet searched every member of Congress, every member of the executive branch and every member of the Supreme Court and all staff for “misplaced” classified documents.

getting a weather watch call at 3 a.m. in the morning.

those who don’t agree that all ex-presidents and ex-vice presidents should be checked for classified documents they might possess.

the plow driver plowing the highway right lane and then plowing the left lane with the blade turned to the right filling the right lane back in, which is absolute job security.

the physician for his appalling column promoting marijuana.

the right wing party who wants to restrict everyone’s rights except their own.

not following that since people can’t survive on less than $15 an hour, restaurants close for lack of employees so if we want places to eat, workers need to be paid a living wage.

the speaker for not reading the Constitution during a live house session.

politicians who don’t understand they are not to not think or do what they want to do, but to do what the majority of the constituents want them to do.

Happy Birthday to

Lee Kinney Marshall, from family, children, and the Grands.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Janet Thompson, from Evelyn Smith.