Around Town – Nov. 9

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Nov. 9

Orchids to

polite people for using and understanding your words to communicate precisely, from a polite person.

Brown’s Automotive for fixing my Chevy truck, he did a excellent job on it, thanks very much, from Jeff and Debi Bailey.

Scott Maley, Doug Hollenbeck and CFD for helping get our son in the house safely! from the Neptune’s.

voters in Ohio for upholding common sense protection of abortion rights.

Ohio’s government for allowing the voters to decide how to live their lives.

Sandy, my daughter Amber and family, my husband Steve, and many others who offered help when I got light-headed in the parking lot at Aldi’s on Monday.

Mary Ferdon, newly-elected mayor of Columbus, Indiana, from the Wildridge’s.

First United Methodist Church for the beautiful All Saints Sunday service, especially Pastor Howard Boles who gave an inspiring message.

Onions to

drivers who are speeding and tailgating.

those who wanted to expand and create new districts because it cost your majority.

those voting for a candidate who shouldn’t have been on a ballot.

employees pressuring you to sign up for their loyalty programs, no means no.

not putting abortion rights to a statewide vote in Indiana.

the 77% of registered Columbus voters who did not vote in this election, letting only 23% elect local leaders.

the congressman who refused to vote to censure antisemitic hateful comments from a legislator.

Happy Birthday to

Sondra Capes, from friends at Bethel Baptist Church.

Addison Devers, from your family and Donna.

Lisa Paritz-Freers, from your family and Donna.

Happy Belated Birthday to

Judy Chandler, from retiree lunch bunch.

Nancy Menefee, from your traveling friends.