Around Town – May 17

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May 17

Orchids to

Children’s library department for helping us get our very own library cards and check out books on our field trip, from LF Smith Book Club students.

Marcos Pizza staff on 25th Street for writing Happy Birthday messages inside the pizza boxes, that act of kindness made for a special day for a 6-year-old.

Lawn care service workers who volunteer their time and money to help senior citizens each week as a community service.

Elza Karunakaran for being such a loving and generous person, from Fairlawn Presbyterian congregation members.

negotiating that we close down our open border or to go ahead and default on the debt ceiling.

FFY volunteers, firefighters, EMTs, and ER for coming to my rescue from collapsing from heat exhaustion and dehydration, from Faithe Welch.

the John Durham report that uncovered no criminality after the former guy promised the “crime of the century.”

Onions to

the big grocery store and unfriendly cashier.

the man walking up Third Street who yelled derogatories at my car as we passed, leaving my 14-year-old believing they were aimed at her.

passive aggressive neighbors.

the high school coach who recruits his players and to the IHSAA who, so far, has done nothing to stop him.

the driver of the silver car that had to honk because I slowed down to turn into Dollar General.

people not following the logic if the drug addicts die, then the number of deaths will decline in the future.

the former guy asking a Georgia court to a hold him above and apart from the common administration of the criminal law.

the minivan that passed on the double yellow line and then spend down 550N on Monday evening.

the pickup truck racing down Central Avenue and then across Third Street, weaving in and out of traffic.

the neighbors who keep quails as pets.

Happy Birthday to

Pam Albert, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Adam Brouse, from all your family.

Mary Wathen, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.

Denise Williams, from Joseph Hart Chapter DAR.